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Kenya bans protests in cities amid election fallout

Demonstrations banned in the central business districts of Nairobi, Mombasa and the opposition stronghold of Kisumu.

Kenya has been gripped by protests

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Violence erupts in Kenya over new election law

Police fire tear gas at protesters who fear new law approved by parliament could lead to walkover victory for Kenyatta.

Violence erupts in Kenya

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What next after Raila Odinga quit presidential vote?

Electoral board to study opposition leader's withdrawal, as president vows polls will proceed without major contender.

Odinga's withdrawal

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Liberians vote to pick Johnson Sirleaf's successor

Johnson Sirleaf departing in first transfer of power from one democratically elected leader to another in 70 years.

Liberians vote

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Liberia heads to the polls to elect a new president

Liberians are voting on Tuesday to pick a new leader and members of the upper house.

Liberians

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Kenya's Raila Odinga withdraws from election re-run

Raila Odinga announces decision to withdraw from presidential election re-run.

Raila Odinga

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Deadly storms hit South Africa

At least three killed and dozens injured as strong winds and torrential rain lash Johannesburg and surrounding areas.

Cradlestone Mall in Krugersdorp

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At least 37 people were killed in election violence

Six-month old girl 'clobbered' by security agents among those killed, says Kenya National Commission on Human Rights.

Police using live bullets

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Ghana: Grief and anger after deadly gas station blasts

Social media users express sadness and anger after latest gas station blast in Accra kills at least seven people.

Ghana's capital, Accra

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Ghana: Gas depot blasts kill at least seven in Accra

Frightened residents flee site as huge blasts near busy intersection in northeast Accra cause casualties, official says.

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