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Togo blocks internet as protests continue

Internet access restricted as thousands take to the streets for a second day against President Gnassingbe's rule.

anti-government demonstrations

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Tanzania: Opposition MP Tundu Lissu wounded by gunmen

Top opposition figure suffers multiple gunshot wounds by unknown attackers at his residence in Dodoma city.

Tundu Lissu

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Tunisia's Youssef Chahed names new cabinet

PM calls new line-up a 'war government' that will 'fight against terrorism, corruption, unemployment and inequality'.

Tunisia's Prime Minister Youssef Chahed

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Togo protesters demand constitutional reform

Protesters carry brandished placards denouncing President Faure Gnassingbe, whose family has been in power for 50 years.

Togo protesters

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Kenya's Odinga: No election rerun without 'guarantees'

The electoral commission set a date for October 17 but Raila Odinga wants his legal and constitutional conditions met.

Raila Odinga

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Boko Haram attacks killed 400 since April: Amnesty

Suicide attackers - often young women and girls - have killed at least 381 civilians in Nigeria and Cameroon.

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Lesotho army commander 'shot dead' by soldiers

Official says Lieutenant General Khoantle Motsomotso was shot by soldiers who had recently been fired.

Lesotho

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Rwandan police arrest Diane Rwigara, family members

Leading critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame faces accusations of forgery and tax evasion, police say.

Diane Rwigara

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Kenya to hold fresh presidential election on October 17

Electoral commission says only Uhuru Kenyatta and Raila Odinga will be on ballot paper, along with their running mates.

Raila Odinga

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Kenya: Arson caused fire that killed nine schoolgirls

Education minister confirms reports of attacks around the country, including in Mombasa and Kisumu besides Nairobi.

arson attacks

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