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Congo to probe alleged sex abuse by peacekeeers in CAR

Republic of Congo launches investigation after UN sends troops home following new allegations of sex abuse in CAR.

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Al-Qaeda claims kidnap of Australians in Burkina Faso

Australian doctor Ken Elliott and his wife Jocelyn were kidnapped in Djimbo as gunmen attacked hotel in Ouagadougou.

Ouagadougou

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Nigeria Lassa fever outbreak kills more than 100

At least 101 people killed by the viral illness since August as Abuja battles to contain latest flare-up of the fever.

Benin outbreak

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UN peacekeeping base under attack in Mali

Gunfight between unknown assailants and UN forces ongoing after early-morning assault on Timbuktu UN base.

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Burundi accused of hunting refugees in Tanzania camps

Government denies claims it is sending armed agents to UN-run refugee camps to kidnap and kill opposition supporters.

Tanzania camps

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Rescued Nigerian girl longs for Boko Haram 'husband'

Freed by soldiers, Zara, 16, says she would rather be with the Boko Haram fighter who abducted and impregnated her.

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ISIL's presence in Libya grows to 5,000 fighters

Number of fighters has reportedly dropped in Iraq and Syria while gaining "more ground and influence" in Libya.

ISIL fighters

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Somalia investigates possible bomb blast on airliner

Explosion blew a hole in commercial airliner, forcing it to make an emergency landing at Mogadishu's airport.

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Lesotho farmlands dry up as drought worsens

Landlocked southern African state declares emergency, with experts predicting food shortage in the coming year.

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Five Tanzanians arrested after British pilot killed

President denounces killing of conservationist after his helicopter was shot down by elephant poachers.

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