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Burundians vote in parliamentary polls marred by unrest

Low voter turnout reported in polls boycotted by opposition against President Pierre Nkurunziza's bid for a third term.

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Officers killed in raid on 'Boko Haram hideout' in #Chad

Five officers and six suspected fighters die during police raid in capital said to be linked to June 15 bombing in city.

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Displaced face uncertain future as S Africa camp closes

About 200 displaced foreign nationals say they have nowhere to go as local government says it will shut camp on Tuesday.

S Africa camp

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Voting delays in #Burundi after poll stations attacked

Voting under way despite African Union saying it will not observe the legislative elections after months of unrest.

Burundi poll

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African Union will not observe elections in #Burundi

AU reiterates need for dialogue and consensus for lasting political solution a day ahead of poll in crisis-hit country.

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma

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Conservationists to move South Africa lions to #Rwanda

Group to move seven lions to Akagera National Park in Rwanda where the lion population was wiped out 15 years ago.

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Political unrest turns deadly in #Burundi

Witnesses blame police for two deaths as security forces target areas known to host protests against the president.

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#Tunisia to deploy hundreds of police inside hotels

Government also confirms it will stop all Tunisian men below the age of 35 from travelling to Libya after Sousse attack.

Armed police are patrolling Tunisia's beach

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#Burundi election materials torched days before polls

Building storing ballots damaged in the country's northeast ahead of parliamentary and local polls.

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#Tunisia launches security crackdown after hotel attack

Eighty mosques ordered shut for "inciting violence" after man disguised as tourist kills 38 in coastal town of Sousse.

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