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    28 dead in Ghana flooding

    Agence France-Presse . Accra | Updated at 01:18am on October 19, 2019

    Floods caused by eight days of torrential downpours in northeastern Ghana have left 28 people dead and displaced hundreds, officials said Friday.  ‘At the moment...

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    Sudan peace talks resume after deadlock

    Agence-France-Presse . South Sudan | Updated at 12:00am on October 19, 2019

    Peace talks between the Sudanese government and rebels resumed Friday in neighbouring South Sudan after a rocky start saw one of the main groups threaten...

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    Power cut in South Africa faces third day

    Reuters. Johannesburg | Updated at 02:58pm on October 18, 2019

    South Africa faces a third day of power cuts on Friday, with state-owned utility Eskom warning that outages would be bigger than previously expected after...

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    Nigerian police rescue hundreds from another ‘torture house’

    Agence-France-Presse . Nigeria | Updated at 12:00am on October 16, 2019

    Police in northern Nigeria said on Monday they rescued over 300 young men from an Islamic boarding school where they were chained and sexually abused,...

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    French national killed in Tunisia knife attack

    Reuters . Tunis | Updated at 12:00am on October 15, 2019

    An attacker killed a French citizen and wounded a soldier with a knife in northern Tunisia on Monday, state media quoted the Interior Ministry as...

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    Four killed in fresh Burkina Faso attack

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:24am on October 14, 2019

    Four civilians were killed in the latest attack in the volatile northern region of Burkina Faso, security sources told AFP on Sunday. Saturday’s attack in...

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    Mali protesters ransack UN supplies

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:34pm on October 13, 2019

    Protesters demonstrating against foreign troops in Mali ransacked a dozen UN supply containers on Saturday looting electrical equipment, air conditioners and mattresses, the UN and...

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    Mosque attack kills 16 in Burkina Faso

    Agence France-Presse . Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso | Updated at 01:11am on October 13, 2019

    Sixteen people died and two were seriously injured in an attack on a mosque in Burkina Faso’s volatile north, security sources said Saturday. Armed men...

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    Algeria’s protesters march against ruling elite

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:12am on October 12, 2019

    Algerian protesters vowed to keep up street rallies against the country’s ruling elite on Friday, rejecting a December presidential election with banners reading ‘we will...

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    UN peacekeeper killed in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 12:00am on October 08, 2019

    One peacekeeper was killed and five others were wounded Sunday when a roadside bomb exploded in strife-torn northeastern Mali, the UN mission MINUSMA said. The...

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