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Bashir Forced to Step Down By Military After Decades of Autocratic Power

Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir was forced to step down by the military on Thursday after three decades ...

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Libyan death toll rises as battle for Tripoli intensifies

Eastern Libyan forces sought to reach the centre of Tripoli on Monday after their easy advance through ...

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Algerian army demands immediate removal of ailing president

Ahmed Salah, Algeria’s chief of army staff, has demanded President Abdelaziz Bouteflika be declared unfit to rule ...

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Trump hails fall of Islamic State ‘caliphate’ in Syria

US President Donald Trump welcomed the fall of the Islamic State group’s five-year “caliphate”, but warned that ...

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Ghana, Togo and Benin on alert against jihadist threat

An alarming rise in jihadist attacks in Burkina Faso is posing a mounting threat to security in ...

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‘Alarming’ Burkina Faso unrest threatens west African stability

A rapid and alarming deterioration of the security situation in Burkina Faso is threatening to spread to ...

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Islamic State says it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers – Amaq

Islamic State said on Saturday it killed 10 Nigerian soldiers in an attack on Thursday in the ...

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Meet the security guard who took bullet for Nkrumah in an attempted assassination in 1964

That was the fifth time Ghana’s first president, Kwame Nkrumah, was escaping an assassination attempt on his ...

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U.S. airstrike in Somalia kills 35 suspected al-Shabaab militants

A United States airstrike in Somalia has killed 35 suspected al-Shabaab militants, the U.S. Africa Command said ...

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Nigeria re-elected UN Peacekeeping Committee chair

The Permanent Representative of Nigeria to the United Nations, Prof. Tijjani Muhammad-Bande, has been re-elected Chair of ...

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