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    276 killed, 300 injured in Mogadishu truck bomb

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 11:35am on October 16, 2017

    Some 276 people have been killed and 300 injured in a truck bomb attack over the weekend in Mogadishu, the Somali ministry of information announced...

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    Mogadishu blasts kill over 200

    Reuters . Mogadishu | Updated at 12:05am on October 16, 2017

    More than 200 people were killed in near simultaneous bombings in the Somali capital and more than 250 people were injured, officials said on Sunday,...

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    Expelled refugee student kills seven in Kenyan school

    Reuters | Updated at 09:05am on October 15, 2017

    An expelled student shot dead six of his former schoolmates and a security guard at his school in northern Kenya on Saturday, and was then...

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    Gunmen kill two in attack on Kenya university students

    Reuters | Updated at 02:42pm on October 10, 2017

    Two staff members were killed and several students were wounded in Kenya when gunmen fired on vehicles carrying students to the...

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    Gas explosion rocks Ghana’s capital Accra, causing fatalities

    Reuters | Updated at 11:50am on October 08, 2017

    A natural gas station in Ghana’s capital Accra exploded on Saturday evening, killing an unknown number of people, a government...

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    US, Nigerien troops killed in ambush on patrol in Niger

    Reuters | Updated at 09:15am on October 05, 2017

    Five soldiers from Niger and three US Army Special Forces troops were killed and two wounded in an ambush on a joint patrol in southwest...

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    At least 33 die in Nigeria boat capsize

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 09:35am on September 16, 2017

    At least 33 people drowned after an overloaded boat carrying traders from Niger capsized in northwest Nigeria, the National Emergency Management said on Friday...

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    Picket of Myanmar mission in S Africa turns violent

    Agence France-Presse . Pretoria | Updated at 01:32am on September 16, 2017

    A march by hundreds of demonstrators outside Myanmar’s embassy in South Africa against Naypyidaw’s alleged ‘ethnic cleansing’ of its Rohingya minority people turned violent on...

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    DR Congo bus accident leaves 25 dead, dozens injured

    Agence France-Presse | Updated at 12:31pm on September 11, 2017

    Twenty five people were killed and 57 others injured Sunday when a bus overturned in the southeast of the Democratic Republic of...

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    Eight Kenyan schoolgirls die in dormitory blaze

    Reuters | Updated at 10:15am on September 03, 2017

    Eight Kenyan teenage schoolgirls died and 10 more were hospitalised after a fire engulfed their boarding school dormitory in Nairobi early on Saturday morning, a...

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