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Sudan agrees to aid, ceasefire, in peace talks with rebels

'The political declaration will pave the way for political negotiations and is a step towards a just, comprehensive and final peace in Sudan,' says General Mohamed Hamdan Daglo, a key figure in Sudan's transitional government

'The political declaration will pave the way for political negotiations and is a step ...

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Sudan agrees to aid, ceasefire, in peace talks with rebels

Four more people are missing after the attack in strife-torn northeastern Mali

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6 killed in Mali attack on pro-government forces

Jacob Zuma's last-minute appeal will delay the case over bribery allegations dating back ...

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South Africa's Zuma to appeal against corruption trial

(UPDATED) 'Mozambique has chosen to move forward peacefully,' President Filipe Nyusi ...

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Mozambique votes in tense election after violent campaign

Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed says he is 'humbled and thrilled' to receive the ...

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Ethiopia's Abiy urged to cement 'rights legacy' after Nobel win

(UPDATED) High Court Judge Willie Seriti agrees with the prosecution that parts of Jacob ...

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South Africa ex-leader Zuma to face corruption trial

Ethiopian Airlines says that directly after the crash 'all relevant hard copy maintenance ...

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Ethiopian Airlines denies it tampered with flight records after crash

Facebook's fact checking program expands to Ethiopia, Zambia, Somalia, Burkina Faso, ...

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Facebook extends fact-checking program to 10 new African states

The vote comes two weeks after the first round of a presidential election that eclipsed ...

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Anti-establishment parties battle political elite in Tunisia election

Some 102 others in detention are also set for release

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Cameroon main opposition leader Maurice Kamto released