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    50 killed in clashes with bandits in Nigeria: Govt

    Agence France-Presse . Kano | Updated at 11:16am on April 06, 2019

    At least 50 people were killed in clashes with bandits in northwest Nigeria, which has been riven by cattle rustling and kidnapping, the state government...

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    Algerian protesters march again after president’s resignation

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:15am on April 06, 2019

    Hundreds of thousands of protesters demanding radical change marched through Algiers for a seventh successive Friday, as Algeria’s spy chief was reportedly fired in a...

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    Students march to demand immediate end to Bouteflika rule

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on April 03, 2019

    Hundreds of students marched in Algiers on Tuesday demanding the immediate resignation of president Abdelaziz Bouteflika and the replacement of Algeria’s political system, a day...

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    Powerful party joins army calling for Bouteflika’s exit

    Reuters . Algiers | Updated at 12:00am on March 28, 2019

    An influential Algerian party on Wednesday backed the army’s call for president Abdel Aziz Bouteflika to go in a managed exit plan that was quickly...

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    Cyclone-ravaged Mozambique reports cholera cases

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

    Five cases of cholera have been confirmed in Mozambique following the cyclone that ravaged the country, killing at least 468 people, a government health official...

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    Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors

    Agence France-Presse . Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 12:00am on March 25, 2019

    Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago,...

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    Moroccan police disperse protesting teachers with water cannons

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

    Baton-wielding riot police used water cannons to disperse teachers protesting in the Moroccan capital on Saturday night to demand better conditions.Several thousand young teachers calling...

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    More than 130 killed in Mali massacre as UN visits

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:23pm on March 24, 2019

    More than 130 people were killed in an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali on Saturday, the United Nations said, as a delegation...

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    110 killed in Mali attack

    Reuters . Bamako, Mali | Updated at 01:42am on March 24, 2019

    Gunmen killed at least 110 Fulani herders in central Mali on Saturday, a local mayor said, the deadliest such attack in recent times in a...

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    Mozambique cyclone Idai death toll exceeds 400

    Reuters. Beira, Mozambique | Updated at 06:12pm on March 23, 2019

    The death toll in Mozambique after a cyclone tore through southern Africa and triggered devastating floods has jumped to 417, Land and Environment Minister Celso...

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