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    Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages
    Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages
    Over 1,000 Boko Haram hostages in northeastern Nigeria have been freed, military spokesman Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said on Monday.
    Cameroon releases writer arrested for criticising government
    Cameroon releases writer arrested for criticising government
    A prize-winning New York-based Cameroonian novelist was released from jail Wednesday, and is to be expelled from his native country after being...
    Quest to extradite Ethiopia's dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs
    Quest to extradite Ethiopia's dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs
    In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years...
    Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
    Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
    Emmanuel Macron told university students during a wide-ranging speech in Ouagadougou that he would give details of his rescue proposal at the...
    At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
    At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
    A suicide bomber killed dozens of people and injured scores more outside a mosque in the Nigerian town of Mubi during Tuesday's morning prayers....
    Kenya election commissioner quits ahead of repeat presidential vote
    Kenya election commissioner quits ahead of repeat presidential vote
    Kenyan electoral official Roselyne Akombe announced her resignation on Wednesday, barely one week before Kenya is scheduled to host a new...
    Postponed Congo presidential vote further delayed until 2019
    Postponed Congo presidential vote further delayed until 2019
    A presidential election that had been postponed until the end of 2017 cannot take place until April 2019, an election official in
    Infrastructure is key for progress in Liberian elections
    Infrastructure is key for progress in Liberian elections
    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hasn't gone out once to show support for her deputy during the whole of the election campaign. She's been calling...
    Ugandan police shut down protests over presidential age limit bill
    Ugandan police shut down protests over presidential age limit bill
    Armed officers tear-gassed and detained dozens of students who marched towards parliament on Thursday in defiance of a police order banning...
    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...