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UN accuses DR Congo army of digging Kasai mass graves

This is the first time the United Nations has directly suggested that government forces dug the mass graves.

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Anti-balaka ambush in CAR kills two UN peacekeepers

Violence prompts many humanitarian groups to suspend activities in the Central African Republic city of Bangassou.

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Libyan rivals agree on nationwide ceasefire

Fayez Serraj and Khalifa Haftar commit to refrain use of armed forces except for fight against 'terrorist' groups.

Prime Minister Fayez Serraj and Khalifa Haftar

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IDP camps in Nigeria 'hit by suicide bombers'

At least eight people killed after female suicide attackers strike two IDP camps in Maiduguri, Civilian-JTF group says.

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UN: Moroccan peacekeeper killed, three wounded in CAR

The UN blamed pro-Christian armed groups for the shootings in the southern Central African Republic city of Bangassou.

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Sudan clashes kill up to 10 in Darfur: tribal chiefs

Clashes between two Arab tribes come as the UN and African Union prepare to downsize their peacekeeping mission.

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ISIL fighters executed by Haftar's forces in Libya

New video online shows senior leader reading charges and carrying out executions before talks between rival factions.

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Soldiers killed in Somalia blast

Armed group al-Shabab claims responsibility for attack on security convoy near Baidoa in country's southwest.

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DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

Global Witness says at least $750m paid to Congo's tax bodies and state mining company disappeared in 2013-2015.

Congo is Africa's top copper producer

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Police use tear gas to halt Morocco 'million-man march'

Riot police in al-Hoceima fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of protesters who defied a ban to march against 'injustice'.

Protests in the Rif region

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