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Court upholds life sentence of Chad's Hissene Habre

Victims celebrate court ruling for Hissene Habre, who is convicted of human rights abuses against thousands.

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Odinga to run for presidency under opposition coalition

Raila Odinga, ex-prime minister, to race against Uhuru Kenyatta in August under National Super Alliance coalition.

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Nikki Haley blames Salva Kiir for 'man made' famine

US ambassador to UN urges Security Council to impose sanctions on South Sudan to end humanitarian crisis caused by war.

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ICC unseals warrant for Libya's Gaddafi-era official

Ex-security chief Al-Tuhamy Mohamed Khaled wanted for war crimes and acts against humanity, four-year-old document says.

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UN: 20 dead in Kasai amid Lulua-Luba, Chowe-Pende feud

Latest violence between Lulua-Luba and Chow-Pende communities extends eight months of bloodshed.

The UN  troops

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Zambian court upholds treason charges against Hichilema

Court refuses to dismiss charges against Hichilema, who was arrested for allegedly blocking the president's limousine.

Hichilema

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Zimbabwe's wet season helps with bumper crops

Country able to export excess food following good spells of rain and a concerted effort by the government.

Chivi, Zimbabwe

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WHO: Malaria vaccine to be 'real life' tested in Africa

Ghana, Kenya and Malawi to start large scale trial of RTS,S injectable vaccine in 2018.

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Kuki Gallmann shot as land invasions surge in Kenya

The 73-year-old conservation park owner was ambushed as armed cattle-herders search for scarce grazing land.

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Roadside bomb kills six soldiers in Somalia's Puntland

Al-Shabab claims deadly attack with improvised explosive device on a military pickup truck, 40km south of Bosasso.

Al-Shabab fighters

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