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South Sudan: UN, US failed to prevent ethnic cleansing

South Sudan, the world’s youngest country, has received more than $1 billion in humanitarian aid every year from the U.S. and the U.N. It gained independence in 2011 with the strong support of the Bush and Obama administrations.

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Farmajo blames al-Shabab for Mogadishu blast

Mohamed Abdullahi Farmajo says group's 'fingerprints' can be found on blast that killed more than 300 people.

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Senior Kenyan electoral official resigns ahead of poll

Roselyn Akombe, a top commissioner from the country's electoral body, says next week's poll will not be 'credible'.

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Critic of Rwanda's president asks for freedom in court

Diane Shima Rwigara, was barred from running against Kagame in August election.

Diane Shima Rwigara

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Mogadishu massacre: A gravedigger's worst nightmare

Mohamed Hassan describes the painful process of burying missing limbs blown off by Saturday's truck explosion.

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Zuma reshuffles cabinet 'in bid to secure energy deal'

South Africa president makes changes to cabinet in move seen to be linked to a contentious nuclear deal with Russia.

President Jacob Zuma

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Weah to face Boakai in Liberia presidential runoff

Ex-footballer Weah leads with 39 percent of the vote, followed by VP Boakai with 29 percent.

first democratic transition

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Double standards: 'Why aren't we all with Somalia?'

Almost 300 people died in Mogadishu but some are asking why there was less news coverage and sympathy on social media.

Hodan district of Mogadishu

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Somalia declares three days of mourning after blast

Somali president says flags to be flown at half-mast as country mourns death of at least 85 people in truck explosion.

Mogadishu

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World leaders condemn 'revolting' Mogadishu attack

The devastating bombing, described as the deadliest single attack in Somalia's history, has been universally condemned.

Protesters on Sunday chant slogans

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A transcript of President Robert Mugabe's letter of resignation, as read by Zimbabwean parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda.

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