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Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian's stomach

A surgeon extracts from the stomach of a patient who suffers from mental illness 122 4-inch nails, 4 pins, a toothpick and pieces of broken glass

A surgeon extracts from the stomach of a patient who suffers from mental illness 122 ...

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Doctors find 122 nails in Ethiopian's stomach

The family of billionaire Mohammed Dewji is offering a reward of half a million dollars ...

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Tanzanian police say driver identified in kidnapping of billionaire

China is the single largest bilateral financier of infrastructure in Africa, exceeding ...

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Is Africa starting to choke on China's lending glut?

In a first in the country, Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed unveils a downsized ...

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Half of Ethiopia's new cabinet are women, including defense job

Lawyers for former Rwandan president Juvenal Habyarimana's widow Agathe call the ...

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French prosecutors move to drop probe into 1994 Rwanda presidential attack

Although the official results have not yet been published, Renamo says the party had been ...

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Mozambique opposition cries foul over election

The disaster took place on Thursday, October 11, and also involved a river bursting its ...

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At least 31 dead after Uganda landslide – official

Mohammed Dewji was abducted 'by whites travelling in two vehicles' in Dar es Salaam, says ...

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Africa's youngest billionaire kidnapped in Tanzania

The Kenyan Red Cross says the bus overturned. More details on the cause of the accident ...

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More than 40 dead in Kenya bus accident

The accident has occurred on a highway linking the capital Kinshasa to the country's sole ...

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50 killed, 100 burnt in oil tanker road crash in DR Congo