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Uhuru Kenyatta to court: 'We shall revisit this'

Uhuru Kenyatta says 'we clearly have a problem' as he vows to 'fix' judiciary after Supreme Court nullified election.

President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Cameroon frees 52 English-language activists

Protesters against alleged discrimination by French-speaking majority released from prison after months of detention.

English-speaking activists

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Kenyans on social media react to ruling annulling polls

Many social media users describe the Supreme Court's judgment as a victory for Kenyan democracy.

Supporters of opposition leader Raila Odinga

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S Sudan: Gang-rape victim testifies against 12 soldiers

Italian woman accuses troops of gang rape and murder during hotel rampage a year ago and urges others to testify.

the trial of 12 South Sudanese soldier

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Kenya Supreme Court annuls result of presidential polls

Supreme Court says electoral board committed 'illegalities' as it orders a fresh election to be held within two months.

Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Major underwater Roman ruins discovered off Tunisia

Streets, monuments and about 100 fermentation tanks found in the Mediterranean, establishing a theory about Neapolis.

Roman ruins

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Niger rains kill dozens, displaces thousands

Authorities appeal to residents in at-risk areas to evacuate and take shelter in schools.

Niamey in June

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Nigeria seizes $21m linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria's former oil minister has been implicated in cases of fraud and misuse of public funds at home and abroad.

Diezani Alison-Madueke

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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38,000

Violators face hefty fine or jail time for using, making or importing plastics which harm environment, government says.

Kenya bans plastic bags

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Sierra Leone mudslides 'kill more than 1,000

Local leaders say the death toll from August 14 disaster has passed the 1,000 mark and call for an accurate count.

Sierra Leone mudslides

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