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US soldier killed, five wounded in 'enemy attack' in Somalia

US troops alongside Somali and Kenyan forces came under fire during operation against al-Shabab in Jubaland.

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ICC overturns war crimes conviction of Jean-Pierre Bemba

Presiding judge says former DRC vice president cannot be held responsible for atrocities in neighbouring CAR.

Jean-Pierre Bemba

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S Africa: Corruption case against Jacob Zuma adjourned to July 27

Former president appears at Durban court for second time over charges relating to a $2.5bn arms deal in the late 1990s.

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Burundi's Pierre Nkurunziza says he will step down in 2020

Nkurunziza had been expected to take advantage of recent changes to the constitution on term limits.

Pierre Nkurunziza

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Sudan severs defence ties with North Korea

Khartoum says the decision is part of its commitment to the Non-Proliferation Treaty and sanctions against Pyongyang.

Sudan

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UN says scores of Ethiopians drown on boat en route to Yemen

Sixteen others are missing after boat that left Somalia with at least 100 people capsized in the Gulf of Aden.

Gulf of Aden

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Tunisia sacks interior minister

The sacking comes a week after a boat carrying more than 180 migrants sank off the coast, leaving scores dead.

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Ethiopia accepts peace deal with longtime rival Eritrea

In a surprise move, Addis Ababa recognises conditions of a 2000 agreement that ended a two-year war.

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Attackers hack seven to death in Mozambique

The group, described by locals and officials as 'al-Shabab', has no known link to the Somali group of the same name.

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Ethiopia lifts state of emergency imposed in February

Parliament approves a bill to end the emergency rule two months earlier than planned, local broadcaster reports.

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Haftar's forces in bid to regain control of Ras Lanuf and Al-Sidra oil terminals in Libya's northeastern oil crescent.

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