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Obama arrives in #Ethiopia for last leg of Africa tour

US president to address African Union during visit, as rights groups ask him to address human rights abuses.

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Deadly suicide bombing hits Nigeria's Damaturu

Female bomber suspected behind explosion in crowded market, a day after a similar attack in neighbouring Cameroon.

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'Female' suicide bomber strikes #Cameroon night spot

At least 14 people die after bombing in town of Maroua, three days after twin attacks in same town using young girls.

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Al-Shabab attack devastates Mogadishu landmark

Armed group claims responsibility for car bombing near Mogadishu's Jazeera Hotel which houses several embassies.

Jazeera Hotel

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Obama says 'no limits' to what Kenyans can achieve

Crowd in Nairobi told building their nation and the economy will require personal effort and responsibility.

President Barack Obama

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#Tunisia passes anti-terror laws after deadly attacks

Measures include death penalty and restrictions on lawyers' access to terror suspects, following ISIL-claimed massacres.

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Obama praises Kenya's anti-corruption drive

US president calls corruption one issue that could slow down East African nation's economic growth and development.

Obama praises

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Key #Burundi opposition politician urges fresh vote

Agathon Rwasa denounces President Nkurunziza's third consecutive win but says he may not oppose unity government.

Burundian refugees

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World's first malaria vaccination approved

European regulators give Mosquirix the green light to be used on babies at risk of the mosquito-borne disease in Africa.

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US to review #Burundi relations and aid over poll crisis

Announcement comes after Washington criticises Tuesday's boycotted presidential poll and calls for "mediation process".

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