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    DR Congo court declares Tshisekedi president

    Agence France-Presse . Kinshasa | Updated at 12:00am on January 21, 2019

    DR Congo’s top court Sunday declared Felix Tshisekedi president after disputed elections, outraging opponents who alleged a stitch-up as an African Union delegation prepared to...

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    Ten UN peacekeepers killed in attack in Mali

    Reuters . Bamako | Updated at 09:44pm on January 20, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least eight Chadian UN peacekeepers in an attack Sunday on one of their bases in northern Mali, multiple sources reported.The UN spokesman...

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    Sudanese president’s resignation demanded

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on January 18, 2019

    Sudanese police fired tear gas at hundreds of protesters marching towards the presidential palace in Khartoum on Thursday, as demonstrations demanding president Omar al-Bashir’s resignation...

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    Kenya attack: 21 confirmed dead in DusitD2 hotel siege

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 11:12am on January 17, 2019

    Kenyan security forces have killed all the Somali militants who stormed an upscale Nairobi hotel compound, taking at least 21 lives and forcing hundreds of...

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    Al-Azhar univ overturns expulsion of student over hug

    Agence France-Presse . Cairo | Updated at 07:32pm on January 16, 2019

    An Egyptian university has overturned its decision to expel a male student over hugging his female friend on campus, in an incident that sparked controversy...

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    Workers in Kenya capital still trapped after militant attack

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 11:27am on January 16, 2019

    Grief-stricken families flocked to a morgue in Kenya early on Wednesday to identify the bodies of 15 people killed in a militant attack on a...

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    At least 7 killed in Kenya hotel attack

    Reuters . Nairobi | Updated at 01:25am on January 16, 2019

    Gunmen blasted their way into a hotel and office complex in the Kenyan capital on Tuesday, killing at least seven people and sending workers diving...

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    Sudan protests ‘will not change govt’: Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2019

    Defiant Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering...

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    Sudan protests ‘will not change government’: Bashir

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 06:52pm on January 14, 2019

    Defiant Sudanese president Omar al-Bashir said Monday that ongoing protests will not lead to a change in government, as he addressed a rally of cheering...

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    Soaring sexual violence pushes Sierra Leone to face ‘rape culture’

    Agence France-Presse . Freetown | Updated at 05:47pm on January 14, 2019

    ‘Mary’ was nine years old when her childhood abruptly ended. Three men fed her sedatives then raped her. Her mother, who had been washing clothes...

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