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UN: Millions of people face acute hunger in DRC

UN food agencies say number of people in need of urgent humanitarian assistance surged by 30 percent in a year in DRC.

hunger in DRC

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Restaurant attacked by gunmen in Burkina Faso

At least 18 killed as minister says three attackers shot dead at Turkish restaurant in the capital Ouagadougou.

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Hundreds feared dead in Sierra Leone mudslide

Heavy flooding and mudslide hit outskirts of capital Freetown, leaving hospitals struggling to cope.

Sierra Leone mudslide

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Hakainde Hichilema due in court on treason charges

Opposition figure's party says it expects treason charges to be dropped and for him to walk free on Monday.

Hakainde Hichilema

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Kenya's Odinga calms supporters over 'stolen' votes

Opposition leader asks people to boycott work and stay indoors until he announces new strategy after losing elections.

Raila Odinga

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Muhammadu Buhari 'feels ready to go home'

Muhammadu Buhari says he feels ready to return home from London after three months and is awaiting doctor's permission.

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UN calls for calm in Kenya after deadly protests

Antonio Guterres calls on Kenya's opposition to refrain from violence after deadly post-election clashes.

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Al-Shabab's Mukhtar Robow defects to government side

Mukhtar Robow, a founding father of group, reportedly taken to Mogadishu after surrendering to Somali forces in Hudur.

Al-Shabab's Mukhtar Robow

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At least 30 civilians killed in CAR clashes

Death toll includes six Red Cross volunteers who were attending a crisis meeting at a health facility in town of Gambo.

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Rights body decries 'cold-blooded' killing in Libya

Rights body slams the 'culture of impunity' after documenting third case of killings in Benghazi since July.

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