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Egypt urges mediation in 'deadlocked' Nile dam talks

Egypt is concerned the huge dam will severely reduce its water supplies.

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Gunmen kill eight and injure 18 in Rwanda

The attack took place in Musanze district which attracts tourists because of its Volcanoes National Park and its mountain gorillas.

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Seven migrants drown after boat capsizes off Morocco's Atlantic coast

The incident reflects a growing trend in illegal migration to Spain from the Atlantic coast.

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After 10 years, U.N. urges justice for Guinea stadium massacre

More than 100 women were raped by troops during a massive opposition protest in a stadium in the capital Conakry.

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To flee or to die: Life in Jihadi-controlled Burkina Faso remains hard

More than 580 people have been killed since the insurgency spilled over from neighbouring Mali.

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Cyril Ramaphosa's ANC wins closely-watched South Africa poll with absolute majority

The results, published by the electoral commission, are the party's worst national showing since Nelson Mandela led it to victory in the first multi-racial polls after apartheid ended in 1994.

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Watch: Sudan's singing protester Alaa Salah who fights for people

Salah said she does not come from a political background, and took to the streets to fight for a better Sudan. 

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India ups its aid for cyclone-ravaged Mozambique

The 3 Indian Navy ships so far have been able to rescue 192 people & provide medical assistance to 1381 persons in medical camps.

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Greek man saved from Ethiopian Airlines crash by being two minutes late, calls it 'my lucky day'

The airport authorities explained that they wanted to question him because he was the only passenger booked onto the doomed flight who wasn't on board.

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Ethiopian Airlines flight en route to Kenya crashes with over 150 on board

Abiy Ahmed's official Twitter account expressed condolences to families of those lost in an Ethiopian airline`s flight to Nairobi, without giving details.

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Several dead in Buhari rally stampede in Nigeria

Local media said panic broke out at the end of the gathering, held inside the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium, when crowds tried to force their way through a locked exit. The incident claimed at least…

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17 people killed in twin attacks in DR Congo

The attacks came a day after opposition candidate Martin Fayulu visited Beni to launch his campaign

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Death toll from Uganda boat cruise accident jumps to 29

Police had said on Saturday at least 10 people were dead following the accident off Uganda's Mukono district, close to the capital Kampala. 

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Watch: Police scuffle with Zimbabwean opposition MPs

he scuffles between opposition lawmakers and police started ahead of the budget speech

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Several children including school principal abducted in Cameroon

The separatists have imposed curfews and closed down schools as part of their protest against President Paul Biya's French-speaking government.

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