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Boko Haram kill 21 civilians in northeast #Nigeria

Victims were trying to return to their homes to recover food when they were shot dead by gunmen, officials said.

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Protests persist against #Burundi president

Unrest for second day as Nkurunziza's move to stand for a third term is dismissed by opponents as unconstitutional.

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Sudan's Bashir re-elected with 94 percent of vote

Omar al-Bashir, who faces war-crimes charges, declared winner by election commission, extending his 25-year rule.

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South Africa criticises #Nigeria for recalling envoy

South Africa calls move by Nigeria over attacks on immigrants 'an unfortunate and regrettable step'.

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#Nigeria recalls envoy to S Africa over migrant attacks

Ambassador's summoning is latest sign of growing discontent at South Africa's handling of deadly xenophobic violence.

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Clashes in #Burundi over the president's third term bid

Police use teargas and live bullets against anti-government protesters killing two.

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#Burundi president to run for third term despite protest

The opposition vows to take to the streets to challenge Pierre Nkurunziza's candidacy for the June 26 elections.

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Protester killed at anti-government rally in #Guinea

At least one person killed by security forces as people protesting against poll delay clash with police, witnesses say.

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#Nigeria says troops invade last Boko Haram stronghold

Military says forces backed by fighter jet attack Sambisa forest in effort to finally defeat armed group.

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Thousands march in S Africa against attacks on migrants

Crowds denouncing xenophobia pass through Johannesburg neighbourhoods housing immigrants targeted in deadly attacks.

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