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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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Angola elections 2017: MPLA leads in early vote count

Provisional tallies show ruling party having wide lead over main opposition party, election commission announces.

Angola's ruling MPLA party

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South African model challenges Grace Mugabe's immunity

Alleged victim of violence by Zimbabwe's first lady asks court to annul government's decision to grant her immunity.

Gabriella Engels

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Angolans vote for president as dos Santos retires

Vote will see millions of Angolans elect a new president as longtime leader dos Santos retires after 38 years in power.

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UNICEF: Boko Haram use of child bombers soars

At least 83 children, mostly girls, used by the armed group in suicide attacks this year, says the UN agency.

human bombs

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Guinea: Several buried alive in rubbish dump collapse

Rescue team search for survivors after landslide on a rubbish landfill on the outskirts of Conakry kills at least eight.

Guinea

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Judges say election process was neither 'transparent nor verifiable' but dismiss opposition claims against Kenyatta.

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