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    180 men extrajudicially killed in Burkina Faso: HRW

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 10:29pm on July 08, 2020

    The bodies of at least 180 men found in northern Burkina Faso suggest they were extrajudicially executed by the army, Human Rights Watch said in...

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    So far at least 239 people killed in Ethiopia ethnic violence

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Updated at 03:21pm on July 08, 2020

    The death toll from demonstrations and ethnic violence that erupted in Ethiopia last week following the murder of a popular singer from the Oromo ethnic...

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    Algeria expects France to apologise for colonial past

    Agence France-Presse . Paris | Updated at 12:11am on July 06, 2020

    Algeria is waiting for an apology for France’s colonial occupation of the North African country, the president said, expressing hope that Emmanuel Macron would build...

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    UN says 2 killed, helicopter hit in Nigeria attack

    Agence France-Presse . Kano, Nigeria | Updated at 11:48pm on July 05, 2020

    The United Nations on Saturday said two civilians including a five-year-old child were killed and an aid helicopter damaged in a jihadist attack in restive...

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    At least 166 people killed in Ethiopia unrest over singer’s death

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Updated at 12:07pm on July 05, 2020

    At least 166 people have died during violent demonstrations that roiled Ethiopia in the days following the murder of popular singer Hachalu Hundessa, police said...

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    So far 81 people killed in Ethiopia clashes after death of singer

    Agence France-Presse . Addis Ababa, Ethiopia | Updated at 04:47pm on July 02, 2020

    Two days of protests have left at least 81 people dead in Ethiopia, a police chief said Wednesday, after the murder of a popular singer...

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    Over 300 wild elephants die mysteriously in Botswana recently

    Agence France-Presse . Gaborone, Botswana | Updated at 04:39pm on July 02, 2020

    Hundreds of elephants have died mysteriously in Botswana’s famed Okavango Delta, the head of the wildlife department said Thursday, ruling out poaching as the tusks...

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    Protesters hit Sudan streets to demand reforms, justice

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 11:38pm on June 30, 2020

    Tens of thousands of Sudanese protesters took to the streets Tuesday calling for reforms and demanding justice for those killed in anti-government demonstrations that ousted...

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    580 civilians killed this year in central Mail: UN

    Agence France-Presse . Geneva | Updated at 11:39pm on June 27, 2020

    Unrest in central Mali, plagued by jihadist attacks and inter-community violence, has killed 580 civilians so far this year, the United Nations said Friday. Michelle...

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    Six migrants dead, dozens rescued off Libya coast

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:38pm on June 27, 2020

    A woman who gave birth at sea was among 93 migrants rescued off Libyan shores as they tried to reach Europe, but six others died...

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