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Cameroon's Paul Biya 'easily' wins seventh term as president

The 85-year-old received more than 71 percent of October 7 vote, according to the Constitutional Council.

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Madagascar pre-trial detainees face 'life-threatening conditions'

Amnesty says 52 people died in 2017 in pre-trial custody as thousands of others faced appalling conditions.

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DRC journalists set free after police detention

The reporters were held after publishing articles about alleged misappropriation of rations for police cadets.

Congolese police

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Tanzania: Abducted tycoon Mohammed Dewji returns home

Businessman says his abductors spoke a Southern Africa language, confirming suspicions that they were foreigners.

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Sudan: former President Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab dies aged 83

Abdulrahman Siwar al-Dahab, who led the removal of Gaafar Nimeiry in 1985, died at a military hospital in Riyadh.

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Comoros: Civilians flee strife-torn city on Anjouan island

Government sends in more troops and cuts power and water in Mutsamudu to quell unrest against constitutional changes.

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Probe into rebel commander's killing threatens Libya's stability

A previous investigation launched in 2011 had named Ali Essawi, Libya's current economy minister, as prime suspect.

Ali Essawi

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Somalia: Double suicide bombing in Baidoa kills civilians

50 others were wounded after two men blew themselves up in a restaurant and a hotel in the town.

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DR Congo: Ebola claims 24 lives in one week

The rate of new Ebola cases has more than doubled after rebels forced response efforts to be briefly suspended.

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Ethiopia: Women occupy 50 percent of new cabinet

Women have been assigned key ministerial portfolios, including ministries of peace, trade and industry, and defence.

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