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Deadly blast targets police near Kenya-Somalia border

At least eight people, including four children, killed in suspected al-Shabab bombing in Lamu county.

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Dozens feared dead after abandoned in Niger desert

Official says 24 Libya-bound people rescued but dozens are believed to have died after being left without food or water.

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Johan Gustafsson: Swede held by al-Qaeda in Mali freed

Johan Gustafsson was abducted in Timbuktu, northern Mali, in November 2011 along with a South African and a Dutch.

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Boko Haram attacks blamed for deaths in Nigeria, Chad

Nine civilians are killed in suicide attacks in Nigeria's Maiduguri, while eight troops die in raid in next-door Chad.

Boko Haram

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Haftar forces make gains in Libya's Benghazi

Heavy fighting reported as UAE-backed renegade general's LNA advances on last holdouts of fighters in central Benghazi.

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UN rights body votes to investigate Kasai killings

Ongoing violence in central Kasai region has killed more than 3,300 people since October, according to Catholic church.

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Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

About 600 Congolese soldiers to be pulled out of Central African Republic after allegations of sexual misconduct.

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Car bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station

Bomb targeting the Waberi police station in Mogadishu kills at least four and wounds several others, says police.

Mogadishu police station

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South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

The country no longer has areas in famine but almost two million people on the brink of starvation, report says.

More than three million people have fled their homes

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'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

Bria mayor says death toll will certainly rise after a day of heavy clashes between rival factions.

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