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Obama lands in #Kenya to euphoric welcome

Obama greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta at airport as he sets foot in the country of his father's birth.

Obama greeted by Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta

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Suspected Boko Haram attacks kill many in #Nigeria

Separate attacks claim at least 29 lives, after suicide bombers left more than 20 dead in neighbouring Cameroon.

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Obama heads to #Kenya in first visit since taking power

US president, who will also go to Ethiopia, set to address trade and regional security issues and visit AU headquarters.

Barack Obama has left Washington

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#Burundi President Nkurunziza wins disputed election

Pierre Nkurunziza wins a third term in office in the election boycotted by the opposition groups.

Pierre Nkurunziza

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Death and arrests reported in #Tunisia security raids

One rebel killed and 16 others arrested in government operation as lawmakers debate death penalty for "terror crimes".

Tunisia security

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Report: #Burundi police used 'excessive lethal force'

Amnesty International says protests against president's bid for third term repressed "as if they were insurrection".

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Palm-oil firm denies #Liberia intimidation claims

Global Witness says communities in nation's southeast pressured to sign away land rights for GVL's plantation operation.

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UN official accused of neglecting CAR sex abuse resigns

Rights official who mishandled child abuse allegations by UN troops in African country leaves post "for health reasons".

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Deadly bomb blasts rip through Nigerian bus stations

Dozens killed in series of attacks at bus terminals in Gombe city, following increase in Boko Haram bombings.

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'Girl suicide bombers' strike northern #Cameroon

Two young girls reportedly detonated themselves at market killing at least 20 people in the city of Maroua.

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