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New AIDS vaccine: 'Final nail in coffin' for disease?

A highly efficient vaccine would be a "game-changer", but results of the new trials will take years, scientists say.

Mpho Bogagane

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Uganda: Army hunts for militia linked to tribal king

A total of 87 bodies recovered after fighting between police and a militia loyal to a tribal king over the weekend.

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Jacob Zuma survives no-confidence vote at ANC meeting

At least four ministers from the ruling ANC party had bid to oust South Africa's scandal-plagued president.

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Somali civilians clash with al-Shabab over tax dispute

At least 10 killed after residents take up arms against fighters for trying to impose tax in central Galmudug region.

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Sudan: Three UN workers abducted in Darfur

Two Nepalese and one Sudanese UN staff taken to an unknown location by unidentified gunmen.

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Jacob Zuma faces another no-confidence vote

Reports say at least three cabinet ministers turn against South Africa's beleaguered president in a scheduled meeting.

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DR Congo militia attack kills dozens in eastern region

Local authorities say at least 34 civilians killed by Nande ethnic militia in attack on camp for displaced people.

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At least 62 dead as Uganda moves against tribal king

Police and militia clash after government says King Mumbere's guards were training with separatist group.

Uganda

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Strike over fuel subsidies quietens Khartoum streets

Sudanese opposition calls for nationwide strike against fuel subsidy cuts prompt mixed response in the capital.

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Clashes kill scores in restive Ugandan kingdom

Ugandan tribal king distances himself from unrest as his royal guards are accused of participating in attacks on police.

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