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    Togo demo urges end to Gnassingbe family’s 50-year dynasty
    Togo demo urges end to Gnassingbe family’s 50-year dynasty
    Tens of thousands of protesters wearing the colors of Togo's opposition parties - red, orange and pink - marched through the Togolese capital,...
    Sierra Leone mudslide victims still wait for help
    Sierra Leone mudslide victims still wait for help
    In Kamayama, a community in Freetown built on and around steep riverbanks, life looked like it was slowly getting back to normal. Two local football...
    Cameroon drops 'terror' case against Anglophone activists
    Cameroon drops 'terror' case against Anglophone activists
    President Paul Biya has issued a decree dropping terror-related charges against Anglophone civil society leaders and several supporters who were jailed amid unrest months...
    Doubts about fire that destroyed Sierra Leone opposition's party offices
    Doubts about fire that destroyed Sierra Leone opposition's party offices
    Mohammed Kamarainba Mansaray is now considered by experts to be a major challenger to the ruling party, All People's Congress (APC). In the months...
    Rwanda police arrest presidential critic Diane Shima Rwigara for forgery, tax evasion
    Rwanda police arrest presidential critic Diane Shima Rwigara for forgery, tax evasion
    A police spokesman said Rwigara and her mother and sister were arrested on tax evasion charges in Kigali on Monday.
    UN names first victims' rights official to combat sexual abuse by soldiers
    UN names first victims' rights official to combat sexual abuse by soldiers
    UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres announced Wednesday that Jane Connors will become the organisation's first Victims' Rights Advocate.
    Kenya elections: Three women make political history
    Kenya elections: Three women make political history
    Despite the news of the deaths of several...
    UN warns of genocide in Central African Republic
    UN warns of genocide in Central African Republic
    The Central African Republic risks plunging deeper into a humanitarian crisis if the international community fails to respond to growing violence,...
    Kenyan police end deadly siege at home of deputy president
    Kenyan police end deadly siege at home of deputy president
    Kenyan security forces on Sunday ended a
    Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition
    Burundi robotics team goes missing from US competition
    Two of the teenagers were spotted crossing the Canadian border, police said on Thursday, two days after the entire Burundi team vanished from...
    The Gambia’s post-election blues
    The Gambia’s post-election blues
    Tens of thousands of Gambians took to the streets of the capital Banjul on December 2nd, 2017 to celebrate the electoral victory of Adama Barrow. They were also feting the end...
    Meet one of the women credited with Emmanuel Macron's success: Sibeth Ndiaye
    Meet one of the women credited with Emmanuel Macron's success: Sibeth Ndiaye
    37-year-old Sibeth Ndiaye is making a name for herself as the communications advisor to French President Emmanuel Macron. Born in Dakar, she quickly...