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Former LRA warlord denies war crimes in ICC trial

Dominic Ongwen faces charges of rape, murder, forced marriage and the use of child soldiers.

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Several dead in DR Congo clashes

At least 20 killed, including 10 soldiers, in central DR Congo as security forces clashed with armed fighters.

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Fake US embassy in Ghana shut down

The fake embassy operated illegally for a decade issuing visas at a cost of $6,000 each, according to State Department.

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South Africa's move to quit ICC challenged in court

Democratic Alliance opposition party challenges government over move to withdraw from International Criminal Court.

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Cameroon teachers, lawyers strike in battle for English

Anglophones say French is being imposed in schools and court rooms in English-speaking regions.

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Libyan forces claim control of ISIL stronghold of Sirte

Hundreds of loyalist troops and unknown number of ISIL fighters killed as pro-government forces seize coastal city.

Sirte

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Gambia: Yahya Jammeh concedes loss to Adama Barrow

Yahya Jammeh, who ruled the country for 22 years, congratulates opposition leader Adama Barrow for his "clear victory".

Yahya Jammeh

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South Sudan denies UN allegations of 'ethnic cleansing'

President Kiir says 'no such thing' after UN reports massacres, starvation, gang rape, and destruction of villages.

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Yahya Jammeh loses to Adama Barrow in Gambia election

Adama Barrow wins presidential election, bringing to an end Jammeh's 22-year rule which began with a coup.

Yahya Jammeh

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Nigeria: 400,000 children at risk of famine

After army advance against Boko Haram in the north, many people found on brink of starvation amid humanitarian crises.

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