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A record number of women are running in Kenya’s elections but many face harassment and abuse
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A record number of women are running in Kenya’s elections but many face harassment and abuse

Lamu, Kenya (CNN) – Just before sunset, Umra Omar boards a speedboat that will take her around the historic Lamu…
Somalia names former Al-Shabaab spokesperson as cabinet minister
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Somalia names former Al-Shabaab spokesperson as cabinet minister

Mogadishu (CNN) – Somalia’s prime minister has named former Al-Shabaab group co-founder and spokesperson Muktar Robow as a minister in…
US senator questions aid to Rwanda over human rights, role in Congo
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US senator questions aid to Rwanda over human rights, role in Congo

(Reuters) – The chairman of the US Senate Foreign Relations Committee said he would place a hold on US security…
Mali military says 15 soldiers, three civilians killed in separate ‘terrorist’ attacks
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Mali military says 15 soldiers, three civilians killed in separate ‘terrorist’ attacks

(CNN) – Scores of attackers were killed in Mali on Wednesday, after the country’s military pushed back on three separate…
Impeach President Buhari over Nigeria’s mounting security issues, opposition senators urge
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Impeach President Buhari over Nigeria’s mounting security issues, opposition senators urge

Abuja, Nigeria (Reuters) – Nigerian opposition Senators pushed for President Muhammadu Buhari to face impeachment, 10-months before the end of…
Chinese man charged with child trafficking in Malawi following racist video allegations
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Chinese man charged with child trafficking in Malawi following racist video allegations

(CNN) – Police in Malawi have charged a Chinese man with child trafficking after a BBC documentary accused him of…
Gunfire heard at main Mali military base, residents suspect militant attack
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Gunfire heard at main Mali military base, residents suspect militant attack

Kati, Mali (Reuters) – Heavy gunfire was heard early on Friday at the main military base outside Mali’s capital Bamako…
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