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    At least 17, including 3 soldiers, killed in Niger camp assault

    Agence France-Presse . Niamey | Updated at 01:32pm on December 11, 2019

    Three soldiers and 14 attackers died in an assault earlier this week on an army camp in western Niger near the border with Mali, the...

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    At least five people killed in jihadist attack on Somalia hotel

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu | Updated at 11:45am on December 11, 2019

    At least five people were killed in a jihadist attack on a hotel in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said Wednesday, adding that the victims were...

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    Ethiopian prime minister collects his Nobel Prize

    Agence France-Presse . Oslo | Updated at 01:34pm on December 10, 2019

    Ethiopian prime minister Abiy Ahmed will collect his Nobel Peace Prize in Oslo Tuesday, but as ethnic violence rises at home he has kept festivities...

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    9m face food shortages in Africa

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 10:42pm on December 09, 2019

    The number of people requiring urgent food aid in 16 countries across Africa’s Sahel region more than doubled this year to some 9.4 million amid...

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    Three dead, many trapped in Kenya building collapse

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 01:24am on December 07, 2019

    Three people died Friday and many more were feared trapped after a residential building collapsed in the Kenyan capital Nairobi, sparking a panicked search for...

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    58 dead after migrant boat sinks off Mauritanian coast

    Reuters . Nouakchott | Updated at 01:20am on December 06, 2019

    At least 58 people drowned after a boat from Gambia carrying around 150 migrants sank off the coast of Mauritania on Wednesday, the Mauritanian interior...

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    23 killed in ceramics factory fire in Sudan

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:25am on December 04, 2019

    At least 23 people were killed and 45 injured when fire broke out after a gas tanker exploded at a ceramics factory in the Sudanese...

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    14 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

    Agence-France-Presse . Burkina Faso | Updated at 11:13pm on December 02, 2019

    Fourteen people were killed in an attack Sunday on a church in eastern Burkina Faso where places of worship have suffered a string of Islamist...

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    At least 24 people killed, 18 hurt in Tunisia road accident

    Agence France-Presse . Ain Snoussi, Tunisia | Updated at 02:23pm on December 02, 2019

    At least 24 Tunisians were killed and 18 more injured when a bus plunged into a ravine on Sunday, in one of the country’s worst...

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    Sudan moves to dissolve ex ruling party, repeals public order law

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 02:05pm on November 29, 2019

    Sudanese transitional authorities approved a law on Thursday to dissolve the former ruling party and repealed a public order law used to regulate women's behaviour...

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