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Kenyan president ordered to attend ICC trial

Judges at the International Criminal Court (ICC) have ordered Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta to attend a hearing over how to proceed with his stalled trial for crimes against humanity.

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#Kenya says Iranians held over attack plot

Kenyan officials say that police have detained two Iranian men using forged Israeli passports to enter the east African country, on suspicion that they may have been involved in a plan to carry out an attack there or elsewhere.

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Sierra Leone #Ebola lockdown empties streets

Sierra Leone has begun a three-day nationwide lockdown, confining its population of six million to their homes in an effort to halt the spread of the deady Ebola virus by allowing health workers find and isolate cases.

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#Uganda president sacks PM in power struggle

Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni has fired his prime minister, a former ally who has emerged as a potential challenger to the veteran leader.

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#Morocco to tackle citizens fighting in #Syria

Morocco has proposed a law which would criminalise joining armed groups or undergoing training in conflict zones in a move that targets up to 2,000 Moroccans believed to be fighting in Syria and Iraq.

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Deadly attack in #Guinea on #Ebola team

Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman has said.

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#WHO: 700 new #Ebola cases emerge in one week

More than 700 more Ebola cases have emerged in West Africa in the past week week, a statistic that showed the outbreak was rapidly accelerating, the World Health Organisation has said.

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Libyan parliament rejects new cabinet

Libya's Tobruk-based parliament has rejected the new cabinet of Abdullah al-Thinni, according to Faraj Hashim, parliamentary spokesman.

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#Zimbabwe lawyers decry detainee abuse

Zimbabwean lawyers have condemned purported assaults and death of suspects in police custody, denouncing conditions in holding cells they deemed unfit for human habitation.

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#Liberia says world needs to do more on #Ebola

Liberia's president has called on the world to do more to end a spiralling Ebola outbreak that has crippled her country. 

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