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Protesters stormed Burkina Faso's parliament Thursday, dragging furniture and computers onto the street and setting the main chamber ablaze, in the most significant challenge to the president's rule during his 27 years in power.
WASHINGTON - Reuters
Africans see jobs, education and security as their biggest areas of concern, according to a poll conducted by ONE
KATSINA, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Two blasts by female suicide bombers killed three people and injured 13 in Nigeria's Kano city on Monday, bringing the number of attacks this week in the area to five and overshadowing festivities marking the end of Ramadan.
ATLANTA - The Associated Press
The first Ebola victim to be brought to the United States from Africa was safely escorted into a specialized isolation unit at one of the nation’s best hospitals
PARIS - Agence France-Presse
The first images of the Air Algerie crash site in Mali emerged Friday, showing a stark terrain littered with bits of a plane that appears to have been pulverised on impact.
KAMPALA - Agence France-Presse
Uganda's constitutional court on Aug. 1 overturned tough new anti-gay laws that had been branded draconian by rights groups, saying they had been wrongly passed by parliament
BAMAKO - Agence France-Presse
France announced on Friday there were no survivors among the 116 people on board the Air Algerie flight that crashed over Mali, saying bad weather was the likely cause of the disaster.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
Islamist groups seized the headquarters of the Libyan army's special forces in Libya's second city Benghazi after days of fighting, as a huge blaze raged at a fuel depot near the capital's airport
A British embassy convoy in Tripoli came under fire on Sunday in an attempted carjacking but no-one was hurt, a spokesman for London's mission in Libya said.
GEZAWA, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
A Nigerian court Aug 4 postponed the murder trial of a 14-year-old girl accused of poisoning the 35-year-old man she was forced to marry
An Air Algerie flight that went missing en route from Burkina Faso to Algiers has crashed, an Algerian aviation official told Reuters on Thursday.
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