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Mauritania votes on controversial constitutional reform

The referendum initiated by the president seeks to abolish the Senate and alter the country's flag, among other changes.

Aziz supporters

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Kagame poised for another term as Rwanda polls close

President believed to enjoy widespread popularity but faces allegations of political repression as he seeks third term.

Rwanda polls

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More than 250 killed in DR Congo's Kasai, says UN

UN report details accounts of 'the screams of people being burned alive' and others who were 'cut down'.

Democratic Republic of Congo

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Rwanda vote expected to extend Kagame's rule

President Paul Kagame is running for third term and enjoys widespread popularity but critics say opposition is silenced.

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South African held in Mali released by al-Qaeda

Stephen McGowan was the longest-held of a group of four foreigners taken hostage by armed group in Timbuktu in 2011.

McGowan's father, right, and Nkoana-Mashabane

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Al-Shabab suspected in deadly bus attack in Lamu

Vehicle travelling from Mombasa to Kipini targeted in Lamu, killing three people, amid tensions in run-up to elections.

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Haftar to 'confront' foreign ships in Libyan seas

Renegade general orders naval bases to confront foreign vessels after Italy sends ship to halt people smugglers' boats.

Libya descended into chaos

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Ex-Malawi leader on corruption case: 'I am innocent'

Former President Joyce Banda will return to Malawi for first time since 2014 to defend herself in the Cashgate scandal.

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China opens first overseas base in Djibouti

China opens its first military base in Djibouti on same day as People's Liberation Army marks 90th anniversary.

navy ships

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DRC police arrest over 100 in anti-Kabila protests

Arrests made as protesters march in different parts of the country demanding President Joseph Kabila to step down.

President Joseph Kabila

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Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

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Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

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Buhari to return after lengthy UK medical treatment

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DR Congo landslide death toll climbs to 200

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Suspected al-Shabab attackers behead 3 in Kenya's Lamu

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South Africa's borders on 'red alert' for Grace Mugabe

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Harare authorities say state-owned S African Airways planes were halted for failing to comply with civil aviation rules.

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