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    50 Boko Haram jihadists killed in Niger

    Agence-France-Presse . Niger | Updated at 11:54pm on March 17, 2020

    Fifty fighters of Nigeria’s Islamist group Boko Haram were ‘neutralised’ during an overnight clash in the southeast of neighbouring Niger, the government said on Monday....

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    At least 15 people killed in Nigeria gas explosion

    Agence France-Presse . Lagos | Updated at 04:33pm on March 16, 2020

    A gas explosion in Nigeria’s commercial capital Lagos on Sunday killed at least 15 people, injured many more and destroyed around 50 buildings, emergency services...

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    Virus ‘God’s punishment’ of west: Zimbabwe minister

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 01:43am on March 16, 2020

    Zimbabwe’s defence minister has called the coronavirus pandemic a ‘punishment’ of the US and Europe for imposing sanctions against members of the ruling regime over...

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    Virus ‘God’s punishment’ of west: Zimbabwe minister

    Agence France-Presse . Harare | Updated at 01:43am on March 16, 2020

    Zimbabwe’s defence minister has called the coronavirus pandemic a ‘punishment’ of the US and Europe for imposing sanctions against members of the ruling regime over...

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    Land borders shut, flights stopped in western Libya over virus

    Agence France-Presse . Tripoli | Updated at 11:45pm on March 15, 2020

    The UN-recognised government in divided and war-torn Libya has said it will close from Monday land borders under its control in the west to keep...

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    Sudan’s PM unharmed in assassination bid

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:24am on March 10, 2020

    Sudan’s post-uprising prime minister Abdalla Hamdok survived unharmed after a bomb and gun attack targeted his convoy Monday on the way to work in the...

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    Sudan women decry slow progress on rights since Bashir’s fall

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 01:05am on March 09, 2020

    Sudanese women were at the forefront of the protests that toppled autocrat Omar al-Bashir but 11 months on, activists are disappointed at a lack of...

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    At least 17 killed in DR Congo clashes

    Agence France-Presse. Beni, DR Congo | Updated at 01:46pm on March 08, 2020

    Four soldiers and at least 13 militia members were killed during clashes in eastern DR Congo, the army said on Saturday...

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    Suicide attackers strike outside US embassy in Tunis

    Agence France-Presse . Tunis | Updated at 11:25pm on March 06, 2020

    A double suicide attack shook the Tunisian capital on Friday as assailants wounded six people including police guarding the US embassy, authorities said. An explosion...

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    Sudan June crackdown kills 241 people

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 10:17pm on March 05, 2020

    Sudanese security forces deliberately killed 241 people in a crackdown on a pro-democracy protesters in June, an international rights group said Thursday. It was the...

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