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    Surgeons to reconstruct face of boy after Zimbabwe hyena attack

    Agence France-Presse . Johannesburg | Updated at 10:46am on June 20, 2021

    Plastic surgeons in South Africa are preparing to reconstruct the face of a nine-year-old Zimbabwean boy mauled by a hyena in an attack last month...

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    Women migrants reduced to sex slaves in Libya

    Agence France-Presse . Medenine | Updated at 10:40am on June 20, 2021

    For Aisha, sexual slavery was something you only heard about happening to others in television reports, until she found herself locked in a living ‘hell’...

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    Dozens of rebels killed in DR Congo clashes

    Agence France-Presse . Bunia | Updated at 11:06pm on June 17, 2021

    Fighting between government forces and an armed group in eastern DR Congo erupted on Wednesday for the fifth day running, local sources said, as a...

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    Botswana says they found world's 'third largest' diamond

    Agence France-Presse . Gaborone, Botswana | Updated at 06:03pm on June 17, 2021

    Botswana diamond firm Debswana said Wednesday it had unearthed a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third largest of its kind in the world....

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    Botswana says found world's 'third largest' diamond

    Agence France-Presse. Gaborone, Botswana | Updated at 06:53am on June 17, 2021

    Botswanan diamond firm Debswana said Wednesday it had unearthed a 1,098-carat stone that it described as the third largest of its kind in the world.

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    At least eight gold miners killed in Chad minefield

    Agence France-Presse . N'Djamena, Chad | Updated at 09:02pm on June 16, 2021

    Eight gold miners were killed when their vehicle strayed into a minefield in northern Chad and blew up, a local governor said Tuesday. The province...

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    Algeria’s establishment FLN wins parliamentary poll

    Agence France-Presse . Algiers, Algeria | Updated at 08:46pm on June 16, 2021

    Algeria’s National Liberation Front (FLN) party won weekend parliamentary elections with a significantly reduced number of seats and with the country’s lowest ever turnout at...

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    15 dead in suicide bombing at Somalia army camp

    Agence France-Presse . Mogadishu, Somalia | Updated at 09:16pm on June 15, 2021

    At least 15 army recruits died Tuesday when a suicide bomber attacked a military training camp in Mogadishu, Somalia, an officer said. ‘I have counted...

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    2 Mali soldiers killed in suspected jihadist ambush

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 10:50am on June 14, 2021

    Two soldiers have been killed in an ambush by suspected jihadists and eight United Nations troops wounded by a landmine in conflict-riven Mali, military and...

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    Algeria awaits results of elections boycotted by parties, voters

    Agence France-Presse. Algiers, Algeria | Updated at 07:50am on June 14, 2021

    Algeria was early Monday still waiting for the results of a parliamentary election boycotted by the long-running Hirak protest movement and marked by widespread abstention.

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