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Nigeria: Fresh safety calls after tanker blast kills 9 in Lagos

More than 50 vehicles burned in Lagos oil tanker explosion highlighting poor road safety conditions in the country.

Lagos

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At least 100 feared dead after boat sinks off Libya coast

Accident comes as EU leaders reach a deal to handle the influx of migrants and refugees arriving on European shores.

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Kenya: Deadly blaze sweeps through Nairobi market

Search and rescue efforts on as at least 15 killed and 70 others injured after fire devoured the Nairobi market.

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South Sudan rivals agree to 'permanent' ceasefire

South Sudan President Salva Kiir and his rival Riek Machar sign deal that will take effect within 72 hours.

South Sudan rivals

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Morocco: Rif protest leader Nasser Zefzafi sentenced to 20 years

A court sentenced Nasser Zefzafi and other activists who were involved in organising demonstrations in Al Hoceima.

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South Sudan: Salva Kiir, Riek Machar meet in Khartoum for talks

Sudan's foreign minister says agreement between two leaders will be announced on Wednesday in a bid to end civil war.

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Sudan court scraps teen's death sentence in marital rape case

Noura Hussein, 19, has had death penalty reduced to five years on appeal, lawyer and activists say.

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Libya calls on UN to block 'illegal' oil sale

The move comes after renegade General Khalifa Haftar seized control of two key oil terminals in eastern Libya.

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David Goldblatt, who documented apartheid South Africa, dies

Acclaimed photographer passes away in his Johannesburg home at the age of 87.

David Goldblatt

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South Sudan rivals meet in Khartoum for peace talks

President Salva Kiir and rebel leader Riek Machar hold meeting amid fragile efforts to end ruinous five-year civil war.

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