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Kenyan Muslim cleric shot dead

A prominent Muslim Kenyan cleric, accused by the United States and UN Security Council of supporting the Somali rebel group al-Shabab, has been killed on the Kenyan coast, a police officer at the scene and a witness said.

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Uganda president leads anti-gay rally

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has led a rally celebrating his country's new anti-gay laws, saying homosexuality creates grave health problems and that gays have always been regarded as abnormal by Africans.

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Tunisian policemen jailed for rape

Two Tunisian policemen have been convicted of raping a woman and sentenced to seven years in prison in a case that has captured international attention for the victim.

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Kenya arrests hundreds after deadly blasts

Kenyan police regularly arrest scores of people after attacks in sweeping security operations [ AFP]Kenyan police have arrested more than 650 suspects a day after six people were killed in bomb attacks in the capital Nairobi, the interior minister said.

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Nairobi rocked by deadly explosions

At least six people have been killed and up to 25 injured after three bombs were thrown in a busy part of the predominantly-Somali area of Kenya's capital, Nairobi.

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MSF: Guinea Ebola outbreak 'unprecedented

An aid organisation has described the outbreak of Ebola in Guinea as an "unprecedented epidemic" with a "worrisome" geographical spread.

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Liberia confirms Ebola's arrival from Guinea

Liberia has confirmed two patients have tested positive for the deadly Ebola virus, which is already believed to have killed at least 70 people in neighbouring Guinea.

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Nigerian prisoners killed in Abuja jailbreak

At least 21 detainees have been killed during an attempted escape from Nigeria's secret police headquarters in Abuja, with unconfirmed reports that Boko Haram fighters were involved.

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Chadian troops shoot dead civilians in CAR

At least 24 people were killed and more than 100 were wounded after Chadian soldiers opened fire on civilians in the Central African Republic of Bangui.

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Ebola scare forces Senegal to close borders

Health officials are racing to contain a deadly Ebola epidemic in Guinea, with one neighbouring state closing its borders and two others reporting cases amid warnings of a "serious threat" to the region.

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