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Algeria : Algeria’s Bouteflika names 3 new ministers in cabinet reshuffle
on 2017/8/19 16:02:09
Algeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika nominated three new cabinet ministers on Thursday, two days after bringing back veteran loyalist Ahmed Ouyahia for a fourth term as prime minister.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Landslide in northeast DR Congo kills dozens
on 2017/8/19 16:00:54
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowA landslide has swept over a fishing village on the banks of a lake in the northeast of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, killing 40 people, a regional official says.

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Sudan : Sudanese PM, officials pushed from activist’s funeral procession
on 2017/8/19 16:00:00
Sudan

Click to see original Image in a new windowPeople attending the funeral procession of a prominent Sudanese rights activist have forcefully pushed Prime Minister and First Vice President Bakri Hassan Saleh and a number of high-ranking officials from the ceremony.

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South Sudan : South Sudanese refugees in Uganda now number 1 million: UN
on 2017/8/19 15:59:56
South Sudan

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe number of South Sudanese refugees sheltering in Uganda has reached one million, the United Nations says, marking a grim milestone for what has become the world's fastest-growing refugee crisis.

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Democratic Republic of the Congo : Congo landslide death toll likely to reach 200: Officials
on 2017/8/19 15:58:12
Democratic Republic of the Congo

Click to see original Image in a new windowOfficials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say the death toll from a rain-triggered massive landslide in the eastern parts of the African country could likely reach over 200.

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Kenya : Kenya’s Odinga accepts to settle poll dispute in top court
on 2017/8/19 15:51:01
Kenya

Click to see original Image in a new windowKenya’s opposition leader Raila Odinga has finally accepted to pursue his claims of fraud in the recent presidential election at the country’s top court.

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Kenya : EU demands Kenya post election results online
on 2017/8/19 15:49:54
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Click to see original Image in a new windowEuropean Union observers in Kenya have called on the election commission to publish all remaining forms showing vote tallies on its website to ensure the transparency and accuracy of the process.

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Algeria : Algeria’s PM sacked after 79 days in office
on 2017/8/16 19:40:00
Algeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAlgerian President Abdelaziz Bouteflika sacked Prime Minister Abdelmadjid Tebboune on Tuesday, less than three months after appointing him, the presidency said, according to state media.

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Somalia : Defected militant commander says al-Shabab not serving Islam
on 2017/8/16 19:40:00
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe one-time deputy leader and a senior commander of Somalia’s al Shabab has called on for others to quit the Takfiri terrorist outfit following his defection to the government side in Mogadishu.

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Sierra Leone : 400 bodies recovered from Sierra Leone landslide, 600 still missing
on 2017/8/16 19:38:04
Sierra Leone

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe death toll from massive landslides in Sierra Leone has reached almost 400, with hundreds of others still missing, authorities say.

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Nigeria : Nigeria bombing kills 30, injures 80 in Borno state
on 2017/8/16 19:37:12
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 30 people have been killed and some 80 more wounded in a bombing attack in Nigeria’s northeastern state of Borno.

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Libya : ICC issues arrest warrant for Libya commander
on 2017/8/16 19:33:21
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe International Criminal Court (ICC) has issued a warrant for the arrest of Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf al-Werfalli, a senior Libyan military commander, over the death of 33 people in the war-torn city of Benghazi.

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Egypt : Italy ambassador to return to Cairo after standoff over murdered student
on 2017/8/15 19:40:00
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Click to see original Image in a new windowItaly said on Monday it would return its ambassador to Cairo more than a year after the murder of an Italian graduate student led the Rome government to recall its previous envoy.

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Libya : Libya’s General Haftar meets Russian ministers, demands military help
on 2017/8/15 19:38:22
Libya

Click to see original Image in a new windowPowerful Libyan military commander Khalifa Haftar has met Russian foreign and defense ministers during a visit to Moscow.

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Sierra Leone : At least 312 people killed in Sierra Leone mudslides
on 2017/8/15 19:36:57
Sierra Leone

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 312 people have been killed and more than 2,000 left homeless when a mudslide and heavy flooding hit Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, leaving hospitals struggling to cope.

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Burkina Faso : Multiple casualties in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant
on 2017/8/15 19:35:17
Burkina Faso

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least 18 people have been killed and nine others wounded after suspected Takfiri terrorists opened fire on people at a restaurant popular with foreigners in Burkina Faso’s capital, officials say.

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Burkina Faso : 17 killed, 9 wounded in attack on Burkina Faso restaurant
on 2017/8/14 13:51:52
Burkina Faso

Click to see original Image in a new windowAt least seventeen people have been killed and nine others wounded after suspected Takfiri terrorists opened fire on people in a restaurant popular with foreigners in Burkina Faso’s capital, officials say.

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Nigeria : Boko Haram militants kill four , torch homes in northeastern Nigeria village
on 2017/8/14 13:50:00
Nigeria

Click to see original Image in a new windowThe Takfiri Boko Haram terrorists have killed four people and torched homes in a nighttime raid on a village in northeastern Nigeria.

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Somalia : Senior Shabaab commander defects to Somali military
on 2017/8/14 13:50:00
Somalia

Click to see original Image in a new windowSomalia has announced that a senior commander of the militant al-Shabaab group has finally defected to the country’s military.

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Egypt : Egyptian police engage in deadly shootout with militants outside Cairo
on 2017/8/14 13:49:54
Egypt

Click to see original Image in a new windowTwo suspected militants have been killed in an exchange of fire with Egyptian police in a province outside the capital Cairo.

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