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Nearly 10,000 Burundians fled the country over the weekend before Burundi closed its borders ahead of controversial and violence-wracked elections in the troubled central African nation, the United Nations said on June 30.
ABUJA - Agence France-Presse
Challenger Muhammadu Buhari won Nigeria's presidential election by 2.57 million votes, official results showed Wednesday, defeating incumbent Goodluck Jonathan in the first democratic change of power in Africa's most populous nation.
Nigeria's military on March 27 announced that troops had retaken the town of Gwoza from Boko Haram, from which the group declared their caliphate last year.
Nigerians on March 30 awaited the first results of a closely fought general election pitting President Goodluck Jonathan against ex-military ruler Muhammadu Buhari
TUNIS - Agence France-Presse
Tunisia said March 26 that it had arrested 23 suspects in connection with last week's jihadist massacre at the country's national museum.
TUNIS - Reuters
Tens of thousands of Tunisians have marched through the capital in a show of solidarity against Islamist militants, hours after the government said its forces had killed nine members of a group suspected of carrying out this month's deadly Bardo Museum attack.
Tunisia's national museum on March 23 delayed a planned reopening after last week's attack on foreign tourists due to security concerns, its head of communications Hanene Srarfi told AFP.
JOHANNESBURG - Agence France-Presse
A phone app tracing the footsteps of Nelson Mandela was launched Wednesday in South Africa to encourage tourists to explore his life story, 25 years after his release from prison.
PARIS - Reuters
Tunisia's President Beji Caid Essebsi said that a third gunman involved in an attack that killed 23 people was on the run
MOGADISHU - The Associated Press
Bullet-pocked walls and overturned chairs mark the reception area of a prominent hotel in the Somali capital following an attack that killed at least 21, including six attackers
Nine people suspected of links with the gunmen who attacked a Tunis museum leaving 21 dead have been arrested, the presidency announced March 19.
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