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Fears after Kenya deports South Sudan rebel spokesman

UN says sending the registered refugee back to home country where he faces risk of abuse breaches international law.

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S Africa: Corruption report increases pressure on Zuma

Report finds possible evidence of government corruption and recommends a commission of inquiry be set up.

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Kenya withdraws troops from UN mission in South Sudan

Kenya's foreign ministry blames UN for July violence in Juba, after UN chief sacks Kenyan peacekeeping force commander.

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Hundreds feared dead in refugee shipwrecks off Libya

Survivors tell UN at least 239 people drowned in two shipwrecks off the Libyan coast in the Mediterranean Sea.

refugee

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Ivory Coast voters back new constitution

Officials say more than 90 percent supported the new charter, though turnout was low following an opposition boycott.

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S. Africa court orders Zuma report to be released

A watchdog's report into corruption allegations against President Zuma must be released on Wednesday, a court ruled.

Jacob Zuma

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UN mission in South Sudan 'failed to protect civilians'

UN chief sacks peacekeeping force commander as troops are accused of failing to protect civilians during July's clashes.

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HRW: Boko Haram refugees in Nigeria raped by officials

Human Rights Watch says government officials and troops are exploiting women and girls who escaped grip of armed group.

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Fishmonger's gruesome death sparks protests in Morocco

Outraged students in the northern city of Al-Hoceim stage new protests, as the government promises a swift probe.

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Twin suicide bombings kill at least nine in Nigeria

Attackers blow themselves up near a refugee camp and on a tricyle taxi in the north of the country, locals say.

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