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S. Sudan army moves on rebel-held town

South Sudan's army said Monday it was poised for a major offensive against rebel forces, as the country slid towards civil war despite international peace...

Mauritania ruling party wins absolute majority...

Mauritania's ruling UPR party has won a ruling majority in parliament after a second round of legislative elections, according to results given Sunday....

Nigeria military hunts Islamists after daring...

Nigeria's military has surrounded a village in the northeast to flush out Islamist rebels who fled there after reportedly snatching soldiers' wives and...

'Fake' interpreter admitted to psychiatric...

The sign language interpreter at Nelson Mandela's memorial has been admitted to a psychiatric hospital, local media report.

Nigeria president loses parliament majority...

Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan lost his majority in parliament on Wednesday after 37 lawmakers bolted his party for a new opposition coalition....

US transfers two Guantanamo detainees to...

The United States announced Wednesday it had transferred two Sudanese detainees from Guantanamo to their home country, as President Barack Obama works...

Mandela final farewell in pictures

Former South African President and anit-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela was Sunday laid to rest in his ancestral home in Qunu.

Crowd breaks through barrier on Mandela's...

Tens of thousands of mourners, some breaking through police barriers, flocked to South Africa's central government buildings on Friday to say a personal...

Mandela family speaks of 'grave sadness'...

Nelson Mandela's family speak of their sadness at losing a humble, caring man they said was a moral guide not only for their clan but for people around...

Sudan's Bashir names two new vice presidents...

Bakri Hassan Saleh was named first vice-president as Hassabo Mohammed Abdel Rahman became second vice-president.

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