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    Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert
    Algeria abandons hundreds more African migrants in desert
    A rescue official in neighbouring Niger said on Sunday that nearly 600 African migrants in Algeria were abandoned in the desert with hardly any...
    Nigeria's start-up scene is growing fast
    Nigeria's start-up scene is growing fast
    Looking down from a windy rooftop terrace the view over Lagos is stunning. This is Yabacon Valley, the heart of Nigeria's start-up scene and its...
    Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
    Ethiopia's Anuak refugees are wary of returning home
    It took Okwalla Ochang Cham two years to complete the dangerous journey from his home country of Ethiopia to South Sudan. "I had no money for...
    Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
    Liberians still seek justice for war crimes
    As Liberia appears before the UN Human Rights Committee in Geneva, Liberians ask why the government has failed to prosecute those responsible...
    Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages
    Nigeria military rescues 1,000 Boko Haram hostages
    Over 1,000 Boko Haram hostages in northeastern Nigeria have been freed, military spokesman Brigadier General Texas Chukwu said on Monday.
    Cameroon releases writer arrested for criticising government
    Cameroon releases writer arrested for criticising government
    A prize-winning New York-based Cameroonian novelist was released from jail Wednesday, and is to be expelled from his native country after being...
    Quest to extradite Ethiopia's dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs
    Quest to extradite Ethiopia's dictator Mengistu as Mugabe departs
    In a move that stunned the world, Zimbabwe’s defense forces ousted President Robert Mugabe from power on November 21 2017, bringing his 37 years...
    Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
    Evacuate migrants enslaved in Libya, urges France's Macron
    Emmanuel Macron told university students during a wide-ranging speech in Ouagadougou that he would give details of his rescue proposal at the...
    At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
    At least 50 killed in Nigeria mosque suicide bombing
    A suicide bomber killed dozens of people and injured scores more outside a mosque in the Nigerian town of Mubi during Tuesday's morning prayers....
    Kenya election commissioner quits ahead of repeat presidential vote
    Kenya election commissioner quits ahead of repeat presidential vote
    Kenyan electoral official Roselyne Akombe announced her resignation on Wednesday, barely one week before Kenya is scheduled to host a new...
    Postponed Congo presidential vote further delayed until 2019
    Postponed Congo presidential vote further delayed until 2019
    A presidential election that had been postponed until the end of 2017 cannot take place until April 2019, an election official in
    Infrastructure is key for progress in Liberian elections
    Infrastructure is key for progress in Liberian elections
    President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf hasn't gone out once to show support for her deputy during the whole of the election campaign. She's been calling...