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    Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
    Botswana elephant massacre 'largest to date'
    Botswana charity Elephants Without Borders (EWB) said on Tuesday that at least 87 elephant carcasses have been discovered during a three-month...
    Libya's militias agree to UN ceasefire in Tripoli
    Libya's militias agree to UN ceasefire in Tripoli
    The United Nations on Tuesday said that armed militias have agreed to a ceasefire with the government....
    Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide
    Germany returns human remains from Namibia genocide
    The German government on Wednesday handed over human remains of the Herero and Nama people from present-day Namibia that had been stored in...
    Contested waters: Conflict on Africa's Great Lakes
    Contested waters: Conflict on Africa's Great Lakes
    "The border is not visible on the lake," a Congolese fisherman says. "You can see it on the land, but not on the water." He works on Lake Edward,...
    Mozambique's debt crisis: Who will pay the bill?
    Mozambique's debt crisis: Who will pay the bill?
    "Public hospitals have no medicines and there are no gloves in the maternity wards. The situation is getting more and more serious," said Eufrigínia dos Reis from the Mozambique Debt Group (Grupo Moçambicano da Dívida), a civil society organization fighting for debt reform....
    Mali opposition candidate vows to reject presidential election results
    Mali opposition candidate vows to reject presidential election results
    Malian opposition candidate Soumaila Cisse said Monday that he would reject the results of a presidential runoff against...
    Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach
    Many Cameroonians sceptical as elections approach
    Elections in Cameroon, scheduled for October 7, will be held against a backdrop of uncertainty in the English-speaking regions and amid...
    Congo to start Ebola vaccinations amid new outbreak
    Congo to start Ebola vaccinations amid new outbreak
    Health officials from the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) said they will begin administering Ebola vaccinations in the eastern cities of Beni...
    Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy
    Internet censorship in Africa threatens democracy, economy
    Many African governments have taken to censoring a variety of apps and sites, especially around election time. But people across the continent...
    Mali elections marred by rocket attacks, violence
    Mali elections marred by rocket attacks, violence
    Violence had marred the run-up to...
    Is Africa becoming the world's dumping ground for dirty diesel vehicles?
    Is Africa becoming the world's dumping ground for dirty diesel vehicles?
    As emission regulations become stronger for new vehicles in industrialised countries, cars as old as 25 years no longer able to meet emission...
    Investing in bamboo to curb floods in Kenya
    Investing in bamboo to curb floods in Kenya
    In Kenya, floods and landslides killed around 100 people and displaced nearly 300 000 between March and May 2018. Smallholder farmers along the...