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Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe crisis seems like coup: African Union
on 2017/11/18 14:57:08
Zimbabwe

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe African Union has expressed concern about the ongoing political crisis in Zimbabwe, calling on the country’s military to halt their actions in what “seems like a coup” against President Robert Mugabe.

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Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe's ruling party calls on Mugabe to step down after military takeover
on 2017/11/18 14:55:43
Zimbabwe

Click to see original Image in a new windowEight of the 10 regional branches of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party have joined calls for President Robert Mugabe to step down three days after the military seized power in the African country, state TV says.

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Kenya : Three killed as Kenyan police disperse Odinga supporters
on 2017/11/18 14:51:50
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThree people were shot dead Friday in Nairobi, an AFP reporter saw, as police dispersed thousands of opposition supporters welcoming home their leader Raila Odinga from an overseas trip.

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Somalia : US now has significantly more troops in Somalia
on 2017/11/18 14:50:49
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Pentagon has revealed that the United States now has some 500 troops on the ground in Somalia even as it denies a “build-up” of forces in the African country.

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Zimbabwe : Mugabe makes first public appearance since coup
on 2017/11/18 14:48:57
Zimbabwe

Click to see original Image in a new windowZimbabwe President Robert Mugabe arrived at a university graduation ceremony in the capital on Friday, his first public appearance since a military seizure of power that political sources say is aimed at ending his 37 years in office.

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Kenya : ‘Police, opposition protesters clash in Kenyan capital’
on 2017/11/18 14:46:39
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Click to see original Image in a new windowKenyan police fired in the air on Friday to disperse hundreds of opposition supporters gathered outside the airport in the capital, Nairobi, a Reuters witness said.

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Zimbabwe : President Mugabe refuses to resign after meeting generals
on 2017/11/18 14:45:48
Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has refused to cede power to the military which has seized power in the southern African country and put him under house arrest.

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Egypt : Three militant killed, 74 arrested in Egypt’s raids in Sinai
on 2017/11/18 14:44:32
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Click to see original Image in a new windowEgyptian military has launched a major counter-terrorism operation in the restive Sinai Peninsula, killing three militants and arresting 74 others.

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Zimbabwe : Zimbabwe opposition leader returns home after coup
on 2017/11/18 14:43:34
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Click to see original Image in a new windowZimbabwe’s opposition leader and former prime minister Morgan Tsvangirai has returned to the African country to following an effective coup against long-time President Robert Mugabe.

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Central African Republic : UN agrees to deploy extra peacekeepers to Central African Republic
on 2017/11/18 14:38:03
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe United Nations will send an extra contingent of troops to the Central African Republic amid warnings that lack of international support would leave the country at a real risk of ethnic cleansing.

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Cameroon : 7 shot dead as Cameroon Anglophone protest for independence
on 2017/10/2 15:44:06
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPolice and the military in Cameroon have shot dead at least seven Anglophone people as member of the community continue protesting for independence from the majority Francophone nation.

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Madagascar : Madagascar plague kills 24, triggering WHO fears
on 2017/10/2 15:43:09
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe World Health Organization said Sunday it was boosting its response to a plague outbreak in Madagascar that has killed 24 people, as the government banned public meetings to reduce infections.

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Libya : Port of Benghazi in Libya reopens after 3-year closure
on 2017/10/2 15:42:03
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Click to see original Image in a new windowBenghazi's commercial port officially reopened on Sunday after a three-year closure due to fighting between rival factions in the east Libyan city.

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Somalia : Turkey opens military base in Mogadishu
on 2017/10/2 15:40:54
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Click to see original Image in a new windowTurkey has opened its largest military base in Africa, in Mogadishu, the capital of Somalia, as the African country struggles in a protracted war against militants.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Up to 30 feared dead as DR Congo army plane crashes
on 2017/10/2 15:39:58
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA military transport plane belonging to the Congolese army crashed near Kinshasa on Saturday, killing "several dozen" people, military and airport sources told AFP.

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South Africa : Shootings leave nearly dozen dead in South Africa: Police
on 2017/10/2 15:39:12
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Click to see original Image in a new windowEleven people were killed in a series of overnight shootings in a Cape Town township, police said Saturday, including four victims shot dead when gunmen opened fire in a bar.

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Libya : Libya’s Haftar requests helicopters from Europe to curb migration
on 2017/10/2 15:38:14
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Click to see original Image in a new windowPowerful Libyan military commander General Khalifa Haftar has requested helicopters and drones from Europe to curb rampant migration on Libya’s southern border.

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Burundi : UN Human Rights Council extends Burundi abuses probe
on 2017/10/2 15:37:17
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Click to see original Image in a new windowThe UN Human Rights Council voted Friday to extend the mission of an international probe into atrocities in Burundi, overriding strong pushback from the government accused of crimes against humanity.

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South Africa : Violent protest hits Walmart's South Africa unit
on 2017/10/2 15:36:31
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Click to see original Image in a new windowA violent protest broke out on Friday at a Johannesburg store run by Walmart's South African unit Massmart, according to a Thomson Reuters witness.

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Somalia : Al-Shabab attacks base in Somalia, kills 15
on 2017/10/2 15:35:45
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Takfiri al-Shabab terrorist group has attacked a military base near Somalia’s capital, capturing the base and a nearby village and killing at least 15 soldiers.

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