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Somalia seizes $9.6m from UAE plane in Mogadishu

The money, found in three unmarked bags, was seized from a Royal Jet airlines carrier at Mogadishu airport.

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Nigeria: 149 women and children rescued from Boko Haram

Soldiers free 54 women and 95 children abducted by Boko Haram in the country's northeast, says army spokesman.

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Sierra Leone opposition leader wins presidential election runoff

Julius Maada Bio wins 51.8 percent of the votes while Samura Kamara of the ruling party secured 48 percent of votes.

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Jacob Zuma set to appear in court over corruption charges

Activists laud Zuma's expected court appearance even as some South Africans claim former president is being victimised.

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Sierra Leone opposition claims presidential election victory

Sierra Leone People's Party says Julius Maada Bio won the elections, according to its own tallying of results.

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Who was South Africa's Winnie Mandela?

A look back at the life of anti-apartheid campaigner and ex-wife of former South African president Nelson Mandela.

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Morocco warns against Polisario provocation in Western Sahara

Morocco threatens to take control of UN-monitored buffer zones after Polisario Front sent troops to the area.

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Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's ex-wife Winnie Mandela dies

Uncompromising opponent of racial-segregation system maintained ties with Nelson Mandela despite their divorce in 1996.

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African Union: 30 al-Shabab fighters killed in Somalia attack

African Union claim comes after armed group said it killed 59 AU soldiers in an attack on a base in southern Somalia.

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Abiy Ahmed sworn in as Ethiopia's prime minister

Country's parliament elects Abiy Ahmed as new leader a week after his nomination as chairman of ruling coalition.

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