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South Africa braces for major workers' strike

South Africa's largest union has called for more than 200,000 engineering and metals workers to lay down tools for higher wages from July 1, just days after the mining sector ended a five-month strike.

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Scores dead in surge in CAR violence

The death toll in the Central African Republic (CAR) has risen to almost 70 in just four days, according to a peacekeeping officer, following a surge of violence in the country.

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#Sudan death row woman charged with forgery

A Sudanese Christian woman who faces death threats after a court cleared her of apostasy has been charged with forgery while trying to leave the country, a lawyer has said.

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#WHO calls urgent 11-nation meeting on #Ebola

The World Health Organisation has called an 11-nation meeting to address what it considers to be the deadliest Ebola outbreak on record.

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#Al-Shabab gunmen attack hotel in #Somalia

At least two Djiboutian soldiers and two al-Shabab fighters have been killed in an attack on a hotel used by African Union troops in Somalia, the AU has said.

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#Niger women arrested over baby traffcking

The wives of two prominent officials have been arrested in Niger following the dismantling of an alleged baby-trafficking ring this week, according to a police source.

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Libyans mourn rights activist amid turmoil

Salwa BugaighisEvening vigils have been called across Libya to commemorate the life of one of the country's leading human-rights figures, Salwa Bugaighis, killed by armed men in the eastern city of Benghazi on Wednesday.

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Governor of Kenya's Lamu held over attacks

Kenya's eastThe governor of Lamu county in Kenya has been arrested in connection with three recent attacks in which at least 65 people were killed, according to police.

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Libyan human rights activist shot dead

Human rights activist Salwa Bugaighis has been shot dead by unknown assailants at her home in the restive east Libyan city of Benghazi, hospital and security sources said.

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#Mauritania runner up rejects election results

A candidate who came second in Mauritania's June 21 presidential election rejected results announced by the national election commission, contending that fraud and irregularities marred the voting.

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