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The Somali government's grand vision for Mogadishu port under its new Turkish managers sees modern container ships replacing wooden dhows and new cranes easing the back-breaking work of porters
LUXEMBOURG - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria - Africa's most populous country - was declared Ebola-free on Monday as European Union foreign ministers thrashed out measures to help halt the spread of the deadly disease.
TRIPOLI - Agence France-Presse
At least 10 migrants from sub-Saharan Africa drowned Oct. 2 and dozens more were missing after their boat sank in the Mediterranean offshore Libya, the coast guard said.
LAGOS - Agence France-Presse
Nigeria's announcement of a ceasefire with Boko Haram has surprised many and convinced few, particularly when talks with the militants on the possible release of 219 kidnapped schoolgirls had been at a frustrating standstill.
KANO, Nigeria - Agence France-Presse
Boko Haram leader Abubakar Shekau dismissed Nigerian military claims of his death in a new video obtained by AFP on Oct. 2
THE HAGUE - Agence France-Presse
Kenya's Uhuru Kenyatta became the first sitting president to appear before the International Criminal Court where he has been charged with crimes against humanity
ARUSHA, Tanzania - Agence France-Presse
The UN-backed tribunal for Rwanda on Monday upheld the life sentences for two former heads of the ex-ruling party for genocide crimes committed in 1994.
NAIROBI - Agence France-Presse
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta headed to The Hague for a landmark appearance before the International Criminal Court where he faces charges of crimes against humanity
UNITED NATIONS - The Associated Press
Forty countries and three major organizations have urged Libya’s feuding political leaders to peacefully resolve the political and military crisis gripping the North African country
Somali troops backed by African peacekeepers on Oct. 5 recaptured the last major port in Somalia held by the Shebab, removing a key source of revenue for the Islamist militia
FREETOWN - Agence France-Presse
Sierra Leone began a quarantine of more than one million people in the largest lockdown in west Africa's deadly Ebola outbreak, as world leaders met to discuss the crisis at the UN
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