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Tributes pour in for late Kenyan scholar Calestous Juma

The Kenyan academic passed away in the US at the age of 64, drawing emotional responses in Kenya and the world.

Prominent Kenyan academic Calestous Juma

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Who will replace Zuma? 'Battle for ANC's heart' starts

Delegates will choose future leader of the African National Congress, with the winner likely to replace President Zuma.

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Zimbabwe's Mnangagwa calls for unity in ruling party

President Emmerson Mnangagwa urges ZANU-PF party members to eschew divisions left over from Robert Mugabe's resignation.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Officers dead in Somalia police academy bombing

Al-Shabab claims responsibility for suicide attack in Mogadishu that left 18 police officers dead and 15 others wounded.

Somalia police academy

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Rwanda report: France 'complicit' in 1994 genocide

Rwanda calls on France to declassify evidence relating to the 1994 genocide, which killed more than 800,000 people.

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Liberia elections: Run-off vote set for December 26

The poll, delayed for weeks, pits former international footballer George Weah against Vice President Joseph Boakai.

Weah

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Women take to streets to demand end to South Sudan war

Hundreds of women take to the streets of the capital, Juba, to call for an end to the country's devastating war.

Women take to streets

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UN peacekeepers, Congolese soldiers die in DRC attack

UN chief calls incident in North Kivu, which injured more than 50 peacekeepers, the 'worst attack in recent history'.

DRC

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HRW: DRC recruited M23 to crush anti-Kabila protests

Rights group says DR Congo drafted ex-M23 fighters last year to crush protests against President Joseph Kabila.

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Deaths as suicide bomb attacks hit market in Biu

Double suicide explosion kills at least 17 people and injures 47 others in northeastern town of Biu, Borno state.

Nigeria

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More than 250,000 children in war-torn South Sudan could die by July because of starvation, an UN official has warned.

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