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Sierra Leone warns of more mudslides as rain forecast

Large crack appears on mountainside in Freetown as people asked to evacuate areas still under threat of mudslides.

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DR Congo armed group likely killed investigators: UN

Inquiry also states that others in the Congo may also have been involved in the murder of two UN investigators in March.

Congo armed group

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Grace Mugabe seeks immunity in S Africa assault case

Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is accused of assaulting a 20-year-old model in a hotel room in Johannesburg.

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DR Congo landslide kills dozens in northeast

At least 49 people killed after heavy rain triggers landslide in fishing village near Lake Albert.

Lake Albert

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Sierra Leone mudslide survivors describe shock, anger

First mass burial to take place on Thursday after floods and mudslides kill more than 400 people in Sierra Leone.

Sierra Leone mudslide

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Mass burials after devastating Sierra Leone mudslide

People rush to bury their dead amid fears of disease outbreak after a flood disaster that has killed over 400 people.

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Floods kill more than 300, fears rise for 600 missing

Calls for aid grow as fears rise for at least 600 missing people, while aid agencies warn of risk of disease.

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Zambia frees opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema

Hakainde Hichilema, accused of plotting to overthrow government, freed by judge after state prosecutor drops charges.

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema

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Sierra Leone mudslide: What, where and when?

On August 14 a mudslide killed hundreds on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. Here is what we know.

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Kenya's Odinga to challenge Kenyatta's victory in court

Raila Odinga says he will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory at the Supreme Court.

Raila Odinga

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