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S. Sudan doctor wins UN refugee prize

Last year's winner was Nigerian Zannah Mustapha, who helped negotiate the release of some of the girls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists from their school...

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Buhari under fire over 'astronomic' fuel...

When he became president in 2015, Muhammadu Buhari appointed himself oil minister and vowed to end the shortages.

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Cholera outbreak kills nearly 100 in Nigeria...

The outbreak was declared two weeks ago in restive Borno, where hundreds of thousands of displaced people live in camps.

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Zambia orders arrest of DRC rhumba star Koffi...

The Congolese star allegedly assaulted Rwandan photojournalist Jean Nepomuscene Ndayisenga during a gig at the luxury Pamodzi hotel in Lusaka on December...

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Tanzania’s decision to suspend family planning...

On 19 September 2018, the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children in Tanzania banned the airing of all family planning...

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ICC will not investigate post-poll violence...

"The legal requirements for opening an investigation into the situation in the Gabonese Republic ("Gabon") have not been satisfied," the statement concluded....

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Tanzania president orders arrests over ferry...

The president declared four days of national mourning while saying at least 131 people had died, updating an earlier death toll of 126.

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In Cameroon, social media plays key role...

During the last election in 2011, only a handful of candidates were using social media. Today, almost all of them have a dedicated team to ensure they...

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Desperate search resumes for missing after...

The MV Nyerere may have been carrying as many as 200 passengers -- double the ferry's capacity -- when it capsized close to the pier on Ukara Island on...

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Malaysia ex-PM faces barrage of charges over...

Najib, who suffered a shock election defeat in May, was arrested Wednesday by officials probing claims the former prime minister and his cronies looted...

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Tanzania ferry disaster toll passes...

Although hopes are fading of finding any more survivors, workers rescue an engineer who managed to locate a pocket of air in the vessel.