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Conflict has been raging in northern Ethiopia since November 2020.  By EDUARDO SOTERAS (AFP/File)

Air strikes reported on capital of Ethiopia's Tigray, govt denies

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Ethiopia's military launched deadly air strikes on the Tigrayan capital Mek ...

Cape Verde's new president garnered nearly 52 percent of the votes, enough to win a straight victory in the first round.  By SAUL LOEB (AFP/File)

New Cape Verde president vows to work with rival prime minister

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Left-winger Jose Maria Neves vowed on Monday to work together with his cent ...

Niger security forces are waging an uphill battle against the jihadists.  By Issouf SANOGO (AFP/File)

Three policemen killed in Niger jihadist assault

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Jihadists attacked a police post overnight in Niger's troubled frontier zon ...

The criminal gangs have abducted hundreds of schoolchildren since December.  By PIUS UTOMI EKPEI (AFP/File)

Gunmen kill dozens in Nigeria's troubled north

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Gunmen from a suspected criminal gang attacked a village market in northwes ...

A protester holds a national flag during a sit-in demanding the dissolution of Sudan's post-dictatorship interim government, outside the presidential palace in Sudan's capital on Monday.  By ASHRAF SHAZLY (AFP)

Police disperse Sudan pro-army rally outside PM's office

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Police fired teargas Monday at pro-army protesters in Sudan's capital Khart ...

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Former Ivorian president Laurent Gbagbo returns to politics with new pol...

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Côte d'Ivoire's ex-president Laurent Gbagbo unveiled his new party on Sunda ...

Conflict has been raging in northern Ethiopia since November 2020.  By EDUARDO SOTERAS (AFP/File)

Air strikes hit capital of Ethiopia's Tigray: sources

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Ethiopian forces hit the Tigrayan capital of Mekele with air strikes on Mon ...

A protester holds a national flag during a sit-in demanding the dissolution of Sudan's post-dictatorship interim government, outside the presidential palace in Sudan's capital on Monday.  By ASHRAF SHAZLY (AFP)

Pro-army Sudanese protesters rally outside PM's office

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Dozens of pro-army demonstrators in Sudan marched for a third consecutive d ...