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11 killed in attack on taxi drivers in South Africa: police

Police say four others were critically injured in the attack, which is being investigated as incident of taxi violence.

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Zimbabwe elections: Mnangagwa courts white voters ahead of vote

President is on the campaign trail ahead of what is expected to be a tight contest on July 30.

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Eritrea appoints first ambassador to Ethiopia in 20 years

Move follows the inauguration of the Eritrean embassy in Addis Ababa by President Isaias Afwerki on Monday.

Isaias and Addis Ababa

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Ethiopian parliament approves amnesty for political prisoners

New law makes it possible to grant amnesty for crimes against the constitution and involvement in armed struggle.

Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed

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Ethiopia or Eritrea? Border community fears split

Peace process means Irob community could be rent in two with some ending up in Eritrea and others remaining in Ethiopia.

Irob community

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Cameroon military, separatists blamed for 'grave abuses'

Anglophone separatists as well as government forces are accused of committing atrocities, according to HRW report.

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Eritrea withdraws troops from border with former foe Ethiopia

The move comes amid signs of reconciliation between the two African countries, ending two decades of conflict.

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Mali's challenging, high-stakes election

The incumbent president hopes to win a second term, but his competition is strong and the list of voter demands long.

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Senegal convicts 13 suspected Boko Haram fighters

Accused imprisoned for attempting to establish a homegrown armed group modelled on Boko Haram.

Senegal

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Nigeria captures Boko Haram fighters who abducted Chibok girls

The eight men were among a group of 22 fighters arrested within the past two week in connection with the 2014 abduction.

Boko Haram fighters

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