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Sierra Leone votes in delayed presidential runoff

Second round of voting pits APC's Sumara Kamara against SLPP's Julius Maada.

Sierra Leone votes

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Building Wakanda: Africa's search for the next Einstein

Africa's top scientists gather in the Rwandan capital of Kigali to focus on the future of science in the continent.

Building Wakanda

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Calima wind brings hazy conditions to Canary Islands

The islands have been hit with poor visibility as a result of Saharan dust.

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Abiy Ahmed elected as chairman of Ethiopia's ruling coalition

EPRDF elects Abiy Ahmed as its chairman, paving the way for the Oromo leader to become Ethiopia's prime minister.

Oromia region

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Tunisia: Assembly votes to abolish human rights commission

Opponents denounce the move saying there wasn't the required number of legislators in the assembly for the vote.

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Emmerson: The pop star challenging Sierra Leone's presidents

'If I go into politics, who would be doing what I'm doing? We need me,' says Emmerson Bockarie.

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Angola: Ex-president's son charged with fraud

Jose Filomeno dos Santos accused of the illegal transfer of $500m while head of the country's sovereign wealth fund.

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Key NMG staff quit for lack of media freedom

They protest the Kenyan government's 'influence' on those who work at the Nation Media Group.

An empty studio of the NTV channel

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Addis Ababa arrests activists violating 'gathering' ban

Ethiopia is in a state of emergency.

State of emergency

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Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Two soldiers reportedly killed after explosion at a security checkpoint outside parliament in Mogadishu.

near parliament in Mogadishu

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