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African leaders on July 18 approved a proposal to deploy a regional protection force to South Sudan with a more robust mandate than the U.N. peacekeeping mission currently there
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
South Africa said June 25 it may withdraw from the International Criminal Court after an outcry over the government's refusal to arrest Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir on genocide charges.
N'DJAMENA - Agence France-Presse
Twenty-three people were killed and over 100 injured in twin suicide bombings targeting police in the Chadian capital June 15, with the government blaming Boko Haram militants for the bloodshed.
MOGADISHU - Reuters
At least three people were killed when a car bomb targeting military trainers from the United Arab Emirates hit their convoy in the Somali capital but the officials were unharmed, police said on June 24.
JOHANNESBURG – Agence France-Presse
Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir flew out of South Africa on June 15, dodging a court order for him to stay as judges weighed up whether he should be arrested over alleged war crimes and genocide.
KANO - Agence France-Presse
A girl thought to be aged just 12 detonated explosives she was carrying at a market in northeast Nigeria on June 23, killing 10 people and injuring dozens, a relative of one of the injured told AFP
A South African court issued a temporary ban on Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir leaving the country on June 14 after the International Criminal Court called for him to be arrested at a summit in Johannesburg.
BAMAKO - Agence France-Presse
Mali's warring factions on June 18 looked close to signing a landmark peace deal to end years of unrest after pro-government militia leaders agreed to evacuate a flashpoint town and the government dropped arrest warrants for several rebels.
ACCRA - Agence France-Presse
At least 90 people were killed in a fire at a petrol station in Ghana's capital, Accra, as they sought shelter from heavy rains that caused widespread flooding, emergency services said June 4.
The South African government has a week to explain to judges why it defied a court order barring the Sudanese President Omar al-Bashir from leaving the country
NOUAKCHOTT - Agence France-Presse
Al-Qaeda's North Africa arm has claimed responsibility for two attacks against the United Nation's MINUSMA peacekeeping mission in Mali this week, the Mauritanian Al-Akhbar news agency reported May 31.
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