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Abducted Chibok girls say 'we won't return' – Boko Haram video

The 20-minute-long video is the first since May last year, when another woman who also claimed to be among the 219 seized from the town in Borno state said she wanted to stay

The 20-minute-long video is the first since May last year, when another woman who also ...

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Abducted Chibok girls say 'we won't return' – Boko Haram video

Human Rights Watch says an aggressive campaign to recruit children began in mid-2017, ...

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Somalia's Shabaab forcing civilians to hand over children – HRW

The announcement came after President Beji Caid Essebsi consulted with political parties, ...

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Tunisian government announces social reforms after week of unrest

The comments were 'clearly' racist, Ebba Kalondo, the spokewoman for African Union chief ...

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Africans outraged over 'racist' Trump remarks

The comments spark anger among Democrats and Republicans and revive questions about US ...

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Trump uses slur to describe immigrants from Haiti, Africa

Jose Filomeno dos Santos, who was implicated in the 'Panama Papers' offshore scandal, ...

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Son of Angola's ex-president sacked from national investment fund

The army has been deployed around banks, post offices and other government buildings in ...

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200 arrested, dozens hurt in Tunisia unrest

After 7 years of debate, the law is finally adopted on Monday, January 8, in Hargeisa, ...

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Somaliland MPs adopt first ever rape law

Tunisia has seen several days of protests after activists and politicians denounce hikes ...

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Fresh unrest in Tunisia after death at price rise demos

The Casamance Movement of Democratic Forces (MFDC) says it 'firmly condemns' the ...

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Senegal's rebels blame massacre to logging feud