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    Some abducted schoolgirls returned to Nigeria's Dapchi - witnesses

    Reuters | Updated at 02:42pm on March 21, 2018

    Some of the 110 schoolgirls abducted from the northeast Nigerian town of Dapchi last month were brought back on Wednesday, two witnesses said. People from...

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    Zuma to face graft charges

    Agence France-Presse . Pretoria | Updated at 02:10am on March 17, 2018

    Former South African president Jacob Zuma will face prosecution on corruption charges that haunted much of his term in office, the country’s chief prosecutor said...

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    ‘Panic’ as Mugabe appears to back new Zimbabwe opposition

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:09pm on March 09, 2018

    Zimbabwe’s ex-leader Robert Mugabe sent shockwaves through the party he dominated for decades when he posed with the retired general who...

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    Dozens dead in attacks on Burkina Faso military HQ, French embassy

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:24am on March 03, 2018

    Twin attacks on the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country's military headquarters Friday left dozens dead or wounded, security sources said. The apparently...

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    DRC ethnic clash leaves 49 dead

    Agence France-Presse . Bunia | Updated at 01:06am on March 03, 2018

    At least 49 people were killed in a fresh outbreak of ethnic violence overnight in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s troubled Ituri province, a senior...

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    28 dead as French embassy, military HQ attacked in Burkina Faso

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 01:05am on March 03, 2018

    Armed men attacked the French embassy in Burkina Faso and the country’s military headquarters on Friday before being repelled in a battle that left at...

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    Police shot dead 11 refugees in Rwanda food riot: UN

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:40am on February 27, 2018

    The death toll when Rwandan police broke up a crowd demonstrating against a cut in food rations reached 11, the United Nations refugee agency said...

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    Nigeria confirms 110 girls missing after Boko Haram school attack

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:57am on February 26, 2018

    The Nigerian government on Sunday confirmed that 110 girls were missing after a Boko Haram school attack in the northeast, following days of silence on...

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    Morocco arrests prominent newspaper publisher

    Agence France-Presse . Rabat | Updated at 01:00am on February 25, 2018

    Moroccan police on Friday arrested a newspaper publisher and prominent journalist, known for editorials critical of authorities in the North African country, a colleague said....

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    18 killed by car bombs in Mogadishu

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 08:55am on February 24, 2018

    At least 18 people were killed and 20 wounded when two car bombs exploded on Friday near the presidential palace and a hotel in the...

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