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    ANC poised for South Africa polls victory

    Reuters . Pretoria | Updated at 12:00am on May 11, 2019

    The African National Congress was headed for victory in South Africa’s election on Friday, although the party was on course for its worst performance since...

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    Sudan protesters threaten civil disobedience after army delays

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on May 09, 2019

    Sudanese protest leaders on Wednesday threatened to launch a nationwide campaign of civil disobedience after accusing the country’s military rulers of delaying the transfer of...

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    Millions hungry as drought grips Somalia: charity

    Agence France-Presse . Nairobi | Updated at 12:00am on May 07, 2019

    Drought has left nearly two million Somalis in desperate need of food, a humanitarian agency warned Monday, as poor rainfall pushes communities to the brink...

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    Nigeria deploys satellite tech to track oil smugglers

    Reuters. London | Updated at 06:24pm on May 01, 2019

    From algorithms to track ‘dark’ ships smuggling stolen crude oil to an online licensing system to undercut corruption, one Nigerian government agency hopes it can...

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    Sudan army ready to negotiate with opposition

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on May 01, 2019

    Sudan’s military rulers said they were ready to negotiate with the opposition over the political future of the country but there should be no further...

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    Pastor among 6 killed in Burkina Faso church attack

    Reuters . Dakar | Updated at 12:54am on April 30, 2019

    Unidentified gunmen killed a pastor and five congregants at a Protestant church in northern Burkina Faso on Sunday, authorities said, the first attack on a...

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    Sudan leaders, army agree on joint council

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 29, 2019

    Sudan’s protest leaders and army rulers agreed Saturday to establish a joint civilian-military ruling council, a major breakthrough in talks between the two sides over...

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    Bashir’s Islamist allies pelted with rocks in meeting

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 28, 2019

    Assailants hurled rocks at leading members of Sudan’s top Islamist party on Saturday at a meeting in Khartoum, injuring 32 of them, a party official...

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    Sudanese protesters keep up campaign

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 02:57am on April 27, 2019

    Thousands of Sudanese protesters performed the weekly Muslim prayers outside army headquarters on Friday, a day after vast crowd of demonstrators flooded Khartoum to demand...

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    Sudan protesters pledge ‘million march’ for civil rule

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on April 25, 2019

    Sudanese protest leaders raised the pressure on the country’s army rulers on Wednesday, threatening a general strike and calling for a million-strong march to demand...

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