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Burkina Faso's new transitional president has promised to open an investigation to identify remains believed to be those of the West African nation's murdered revolutionary folk hero Thomas Sankara
KHARTOUM - Reuters
A Sudanese court on June 23 ordered the release of a 27-year-old woman who was sentenced to death last month for converting from Islam to Christianity
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Nigerian police have banned protests in the capital Abuja by supporters of the more than 200 schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram militants as the activists vowed to challenge the "illegal" move.
NAIROBI - Agence France-Presse
The Kenyan government on Friday urged football fans to watch World Cup matches at home rather than in public places, less than a week after attacks left nearly 60 dead.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
A bombing at a football pitch in Nigeria's restive northeast killed at least 40 people on Sunday in an area previously attacked by Boko Haram Islamists, a police officer and a nurse said.
Dozens of extremists wielding automatic weapons attack a small Kenyan coastal town for hours, assaulting the police station, setting two hotels on fire, and government offices. At least 49 people were killed
A Sudanese woman sentenced to death for converting to Christianity is expected to be released soon in a case that has sparked int'l outcry, a government official said
The Turkish government has blacklisted Nigeria’s fundamentalist militant group Boko Haram in line with a recent UN Security Council decision
Nigeria's highest ranking military officer May 26 gave a glimmer of hope to the families of more than 200 abducted schoolgirls, revealing they had located the missing teenagers
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Hundreds of people are feared dead in a suspected Boko Haram attack on four villages in northeast Nigeria, in the latest upsurge in violence claiming increasing numbers of civilian lives.
MOGADISHU – Reuters
Al Qaeda-linked militants attack Somalia's parliament, killing at least four people
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