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UN Report: 14 French Soldiers Raped Boys In CAR

A French judicial source on Thursday in Paris confirmed that some of the French soldiers alleged to have sexually abused children in Central African Republic
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South African Court Grants Man 'Right To Die'

A South African court has granted a terminally ill man the right to die, in a landmark ruling for assisted suicide. The Pretoria High Court ruled...
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Xenophobia: Zimbabwean Has Manhood Skinned

A gang of South Africans brutally assaulted a Zimbabwean man on two separate occasions inside his Durban home, slicing off his buttocks and skinning his...
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Chinese Caught Manufacturing 3 Million Fake Condoms For Nairobi

Three million fake condoms confiscated in Shanghai Shanghai police busted an illegal ‪#‎condom‬ workshop on Tuesday, and confiscated about 3 million fake condoms. The fake goods were...
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45 Minute Inter Faith Funeral Service Held For Migrant Disaster Victims

Malta on Thursday honoured the memory of the estimated 800 people who perished in the Mediterranean’s worst migrant disaster with a poignant inter-faith funeral service...
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Ex-Egyptian President, Mohammed Morsi Jailed 20 years

An Egyptian court sentenced former president Mohammed Morsi to 20 years in prison on Tuesday in connection with the deaths of protesters during demonstrations against...
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IS Releases New Killing Video Of Ethiopian Christians

Islamic State (IS) militants have released a video purportedly showing the killing of up to 30 Ethiopian Christians in Libya. Footage shows one group of men...
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South Africa Xenophobic: Shops Looted Despite Zuma Calling For Peace

Foreign-owned shops in South Africa have been attacked and looted in east Johannesburg, the latest in a series of xenophobic attacks. A standoff is ongoing in...
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South Africa's Durban City Rallies Against xenophobia

Up to 5,000 people have taken part in a rally against xenophobia in South Africa's coastal city of Durban following attacks on foreigners. President Jacob Zuma...
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Dozens Drown In Mediterranean

More than 40 people have drowned in the latest sinking of a migrant boat between Libya and Italy. The Italian navy rescued four people. Almost 10,000...
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Nigerian And World Leaders Have Not Done Enough To Help Free Chibok Girls - Malala Yousafzai

Nobel peace laureate Malala Yousafzai on Monday criticised Nigerian and world leaders for not doing enough to help free 219 schoolgirls kidnapped a year ago...
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Muslim Brotherhood Leader Mohammed Badie Sentenced To Death

An Egyptian court has confirmed the death sentence on Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohammed Badie and 13 others for planning attacks against the state. The court also...
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Kenya Bombs Somalia Al-Shabab Bases After Garissa University Attack

Kenyan fighter jets have bombed positions of militant Islamist group al-Shabab in neighbouring Somalia, a military spokesman has told the BBC. The warplanes had targeted two...
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Muhammadu Buhari Leads Goodluck Jonathan

Partial results from Nigeria's election give ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari a substantial lead over the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan. With two-thirds of Nigeria's states declared, Gen...
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Boko Haram HQ Gwoza In Nigeria Retaken

The Nigerian army says it has retaken the north-eastern town of Gwoza, believed to be the headquarters of militant Islamist group Boko Haram. "Several terrorists died...
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Ex-Liberia President Charles Taylor To Stay In UK Prison

Ex-Liberian President Charles Taylor has been ordered to serve the rest of his jail term in the UK, after losing a request to be transferred...
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South Africa Convicts Ex-Tennis Star Bob Hewitt Of Rape

Former tennis Grand Slam champion Bob Hewitt has been found guilty by a South African court of raping underage girls. Hewitt, 75, had denied two charges...
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Thousands Gather For Collins Chabane's Funeral

Thousands of people have already started arriving in Xikundu, Limpopo, for the funeral of public service and administration minister, Collins Chabane, according to reports. Chabane will...
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Tunisia Names Gunmen Behind Deadly Museum Attack

Tunisian authorities have named the two gunmen who launched an attack on a museum that killed 19 people, saying one of the assailants was known...
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Wife Of Burundi Politician Agathon Rwasa Shot

The wife of prominent Burundian opposition politician Agathon Rwasa has been shot and wounded at a hair salon in the capital, Bujumbura. The gunman fled after...
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South Africans Perform First Successful Penis Transplant

The world's first successful penis transplant has been reported by a surgical team in South Africa. The 21-year-old recipient, whose identify is being protected, lost his...
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Forced On Their Knees And Shot Dead In Cold Blood

Militants fighting for the Islamic State have released a video claiming to show the execution of two Libyan soldiers. Footage shows three balaclava-clad gunmen standing behind...
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More Troops Deployed By Federal Government To Stabilise North East For Elections

Federal Government has deployed additional troops in the North-East to intensify the on-going war against members of the terrorist group, Boko Haram. The troops would help...
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Four Independent National Electoral Commission Commissioners Shortlisted To Succeed Attahiru Jega

The Federal Government might have shortlisted four national commissioners to take over from Prof. Attahiru Jega as the Chairman of the Independent National Electoral Commission. SUNDAY...
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Robert Mugabe I Will Never Choose Successor

Longtime president Robert Mugabe has insisted he will “never” choose a successor, while hinting that the person who takes his place may not be one...
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Ugandan Gay People Abused By Police

Ugandan police harass and physically abuse gay people in custody, a report by a human rights group has said. Chapter Four Uganda documented several cases of...
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DR Congo Launches Strikes Against FDLR Hutu Rebels

The Democratic Republic of the Congo has launched its first strikes as part of a long-awaited offensive against Rwandan Hutu rebels. Ministers had previously pledged to...
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South Africa Harmony Gold Mine Fire To Be Investigated

A leading gold mining firm in South Africa says an investigation will be launched into the cause of fire which left 486 workers trapped underground...
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Boko Haram Crisis Nigerian Abductees Reunited With Families

A group of 158 women and children abducted by Boko Haram militants in north-eastern Nigeria in December have been reunited with their families. They were kidnapped...
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Goodluck Jonathan Postponed Polls To Frustrate Buhari - New York Times

The United States-based New York Times says the postponement of the elections by the Independent National Electoral Commission was orchestrated by President Goodluck Jonathan to...
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Egyptian Military Carry Out Airstrikes On ISIS Territory

The Egyptian military said Monday it has bombed ISIS targets in Libya after the militant group released a video that appeared to show the mass...
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Chad Ex-Leader Hissene Habre To Be Tried In Senegal

A court in Senegal has ordered former Chadian President Hissene Habre to stand trial for alleged war crimes, torture and crimes against humanity. Judges at the...
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DR Congo Conflict UN Pulls Out Of Planned Assault On FDLR

The UN has withdrawn its backing for a planned offensive against rebels in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo after the government refused to sack two...
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Somali 'Al-Shebab' Gunmen Assassinate Lawmaker

Gunmen shot dead a lawmaker in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Monday, a fellow MP said, the latest in a string of assassinations of politicians...
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Promoter Of Election Shift Implacable Despite Council Of State’s Decision - All Progressives Congress

The All Progressives Congress (APC) has said that in spite of the commendable and patriot decision by the National Council of State that the 2015...
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Nigeria Elections No Delay To Poll, Says Council Of State

Nigeria's influential council of state has decided to press ahead with presidential elections on 14 February, rejecting calls for a postponement. Nigeria's national security adviser had...
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Ghana's Kumasi Prison Hit By Deadly Clashes After Fire

One person has been killed and four others seriously wounded in clashes at a prison in Ghana's Kumasi city when inmates tried to escape after...
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Libya Revokes Bill Which, Banned 'Gaddafi-Era' Officials From Office

Libya's internationally recognised parliament has revoked a controversial law which banned Gaddafi-era officials from taking part in politics. The law was passed under duress in 2013...
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Ugandan 'Lords Resistance Army' Commander, 'Okot Odhimabo's' Grave found

Ugandan troops have found the grave of what is believed to be that of a rebel commander wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC). A deserter...
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South Africa Apartheid Assassin 'Eugene de Kock' Granted Parole

South African apartheid-era death squad commander Eugene de Kock has been granted parole after 20 years in jail. He was nicknamed "Prime Evil" for his role...
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Amnesty International Warned Nigerian Military Before Attacks

 Amnesty International on Wednesday claimed that Nigeria's military top brass were warned of brutal Boko Haram attacks on the northeast towns of Baga and Monguno...
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