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Former UN chief Kofi Annan laid to rest in Ghana

World leaders pay tribute to Annan who died last month in Switzerland.

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Public assembly banned in Zimbabwe capital amid cholera outbreak

No public gatherings allowed as part of an emergency response to the outbreak that has killed 21 people so far.

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South Sudan president signs peace deal with rebel leader

Agreement reinstates rebel leader Riek Machar as vice president, formally ending five years of bloody civil war.

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UN renews Libya mission, delays vote indefinitely

The UN Security Council said conditions for nation-wide polls were not ripe, extends its mission to Libya for one year.

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Libya: Rocket fire targets Tripoli airport despite truce

Several rockets hit the perimeter of Mitiga International Airport without causing casualties.

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Libya: Flights diverted after rocket attack on Tripoli airport

Attack on airport comes less than a week after the UN brokered a truce between rival armed groups in Libyan capital.

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Morocco criminalises violence against women and sexual harassment

New bill imposes tougher penalties on various types of sexual violence and harassment, but critics say it falls short.

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Ethiopia-Eritrea border opens for first time in 20 years

Former foes have reconciled in recent months, reopening embassies, resuming flights and now reopening the border.

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Libya: Italian foreign minister meets Haftar in Benghazi

Italy, which supports the UN-backed government in Tripoli, holds talks with renegade general ahead of the planned polls.

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Nigeria gas tanker explosion kills dozens

At least 35 dead and hundreds injured after a tanker exploded at a petrol station in northern Nigeria's Nasarawa state.

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