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Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir was elected to another five years in office, results showed April 27, despite international war crimes charges and a vote marred by low turnout and an opposition boycott.
Libya’s toothless interim government announced late Aug. 28 it had tendered its resignation to the elected parliament, days after a rival Islamist administration was created
MONROVIA - Agence France-Presse
The UN's new pointman on Ebola was due to arrive in west Africa on Thursday for a visit aimed at shoring up health services in the region where at least 1,350 lives have been lost to the virus.
FREETOWN - Agence France-Presse
The three nations at the centre of the west African Ebola outbreak were left increasingly isolated Thursday as more airlines suspended flights to the crisis zone.
NAIROBI - The Associated Press
Poachers killed an estimated 100,000 elephants across Africa between 2010 and 2012, according to a new study
GUARABOULI - Agence France-Presse
Libyan rescuers have recovered the bodies of around 170 people after a boat carrying illegal migrants from sub-Saharan Africa sank at sea last week, a coast guard official said
Seventeen patients infected with Ebola were unaccounted for on Sunday after they fled an armed raid on a quarantine centre in Monrovia by men who claimed the epidemic is a fiction.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram's leader said he has created an Islamic caliphate in a northeast Nigeria town seized by the insurgents earlier this month, in a video obtained by AFP on Sunday.
MAIDUGURI, Nigeria - Reuters
Suspected Islamist Boko Haram fighters have abducted dozens of boys and men in a raid on a remote village in northeast Nigeria, witnesses said
BENGHAZI - Agence France-Presse
Libya's elected parliament has branded as "terrorists" the Islamist militias which announced their seizure of Tripoli airport after a weeks-long battle and are challenging its legitimacy.
JUBA - Agence France-Presse
South Sudan's civil war entered its ninth month Friday with rebels and government troops engaged in heavy battles, both sides said, days after UN warnings of sanctions over the conflict.
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