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UN peacekeepers deploy to stop communal violence...

Cattle raiding, a generations-old phenomenon in South Sudan, has grown increasingly deadly as cowherds arm themselves with automatic rifles

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Nigeria's ruling party wins election in key...

Bayelsa has been ruled by the opposition Peoples Democratic Party since Nigeria returned to civilian rule in 1999.

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Ethiopia's Sidama people vote on regional...

People formed long queues at polling stations at dawn, with some 2.3 million people registered to vote.

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Suez Canal: a stormy 150-year history

As far back as the 19th century BC, a canal existed between the Red Sea and a section of the Nile River which links to the Mediterranean

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Zambia's president denies stifling opposition...

Lungu, in power since 2015, faces mounting complaints that he is cracking down on dissent and seeking to consolidate power ahead of elections in 2021....

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Fresh protests held in tense Guinea capital...

At least 16 civilians and a police officer have been killed during the weeks of bloody clashes

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Ntaganda gets harshest ever ICC sentence...

He was a "key leader" of the Union of Congolese Patriots rebel group and its military wing, the Patriotic Forces for the Liberation of Congo

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Blind singer goes from streets to stardom...

He lost his sight to measles at the age of three and was eventually sent away from his rural village to an Islamic school after doctors failed to heal...

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S.Africa's Zuma delays corruption trial with...

Zuma is alleged to have taken bribes during a 1990s arms deal with five European companies, including the French defence group Thales.

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First shipment of new Ebola vaccine arrives...

The health ministry for the eastern province of North Kivu said that a preliminary batch of 11,000 doses of the new Ad26-ZEBOV-GP vaccine manufactured...

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How to safeguard your home while...

During this season, a number of people travel to their villages to join their family members in one big Christmas party and new year celebration.