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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38,000

Violators face hefty fine or jail time for using, making or importing plastics which harm environment, government says.

Kenya bans plastic bags

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Sierra Leone mudslides 'kill more than 1,000

Local leaders say the death toll from August 14 disaster has passed the 1,000 mark and call for an accurate count.

Sierra Leone mudslides

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Ethiopia's coffee industry threatened by climate change

Ethiopian farmers seek alternative measures as higher temperatures affect the country's coffee industry.

Ethiopia's coffee industry

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DR Congo violence displaces 3.8 million: UN

Senior UNHRC official says the number of people displaced in the country has nearly doubled in six months.

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Journalist Christopher Allen killed in S Sudan fighting

American journalist, who has worked with Al Jazeera, was embedded with rebel forces when fighting broke out.

conflict

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3 children among dead in joint attack in Somalia

Somali army refutes local officials' claims and says al-Shabab fighters were killed during operation with US soldiers.

Bariire

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Suspected Boko Haram fighters kill 11 in Cameroon

Attackers also kidnapped eight people and burned down more than 30 homes, according to Cameroonian officials.

Gakara village

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Uganda jails Muslim leader Sheikh Kamoga over 'terror'

Defendants and rights lawyer say Tabliq head Sheikh Kamoga and others were wrongly charged in 'purely political' ruling.

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Angola elections: Ruling MPLA wins parliamentary vote

Former defence minister Joao Lourenco to become new president as opposition disputes results.

Former defence minister Joao Lourenco

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White South African farmers guilty in 'coffin assault'

Assailants filmed themselves shoving black victim into a wooden coffin and closing the top as he begged for his life.

Oosthuizen and Jackson

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