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    Bashir in court for graft trial

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 20, 2019

    Sudan’s deposed military leader Omar al-Bashir, who ruled the country for 30 years, arrived in court Monday in Khartoum for the start of his trial...

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    Sudan opposition coalition appoints 5 civilian members

    Reuters . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 19, 2019

    Sudan’s opposition coalition on Sunday named five people as civilian members of the country’s sovereign council to be sworn in on Monday, a source within...

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    Sudan military, protesters sign transition deal

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

    Sudan’s military council and protest leaders on Saturday signed a hard-won ‘constitutional declaration’ that paves the way for a transition to civilian rule. The agreement...

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    80 migrants rescued by charity ship off Libya

    Agence France-Presse . On Board The Ocean Viking | Updated at 12:00am on August 11, 2019

    The Ocean Viking charity ship rescued more than 80 migrants off the coast of Libya on Saturday, according to Doctors without Borders, which operates the...

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    Tanzania fuel tanker blast kills 60

    Agence France-Presse . Morogoro, Tanzania | Updated at 03:23pm on August 10, 2019

    At least 60 people perished in Tanzania on Saturday when a fuel tanker overturned and then exploded as crowds of people rushed to syphon off...

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    At least 37 killed in fresh Chad ethnic clash

    Agence France-Presse . N’djamena | Updated at 02:23pm on August 10, 2019

    At least 37 people have been killed in fresh fighting this week between farmers and herders from rival ethnic groups in Chad, president Idriss Deby...

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    37 dead in intercommunal fighting in Chad

    Agence France-Presse . N'Djamena, Chad | Updated at 05:24pm on August 09, 2019

    At least 37 people have been killed in fighting this week between rival ethnic groups in Chad, president Idriss Deby said on Friday. ‘The intercommunal...

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    Four killed in twin attacks in Mali

    Agence France-Presse . Bamako | Updated at 02:31pm on August 07, 2019

    Twin attacks in Mali have killed four people, including two Malian soldiers, security sources said Tuesday, as the International Committee of the Red Cross suspended...

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    Blast kills 20 near Cairo hospital

    Reuters . Cairo | Updated at 12:45pm on August 05, 2019

    A midnight explosion following a car crash outside a hospital in central Cairo has left 20 people dead and 47 injured, the health and interior...

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    Sudan army protest camp sign accord on road to civilian rule

    Agence France-Presse . Khartoum | Updated at 12:00am on August 05, 2019

    Sudan’s army rulers and protest leaders Sunday signed a hard-won constitutional declaration that paves the way for a transition from August 18 to civilian rule...

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