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Kenya election: Uhuru Kenyatta defeats Raila Odinga

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Kenya's President Uhuru Kenyatta has been re-elected following Tuesday's vote, the national electoral commission has announced. Mr Kenyatta, in office since 2013, took 54.3% of votes, ahead of his rival ...

Grace Mugabe fails to appear at leaders summit in SA

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The wife of the Zimbabwean leader, Robert Mugabe, has failed to appear at the start of a regional leaders summit in South Africa. Grace Mugabe, 52, is claiming diplomatic immunity ...

'Three dead' in Burkina Faso attack

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Three people are reported dead after suspected jihadists launched an attack n the centre of the capital of Burkina Faso, Ouagadougou. Witnesses were quoted as saying that three gunmen opened ...

Living under a cannon on Senegal's Gorée island

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Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video Massar Mbodj lives with his family in a bunker under a cannon on Gorée island, off the coast of Senegal,

Reflections on Sierra Leone's mudslide disaster

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This week Sierra Leone's capital Freetown experienced a devastating mudslide and flooding that claimed over 400 lives. Dozens are still missing presumed dead. Sierra Leonean journalist and Freetown resident Umaru ...

Ugandan gold rush stopped by authorities

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Media player Media playback is unsupported on your device Video For many Ugandans, the gold found deep underground in the hills of Mubende District was a lifeline. But a few ...