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Ex-Burundi president gets prison term for 1993 killing of victorious election opponent

Burundi’s top court has sentenced a former president to life in prison for the 1993 murder of another president who had defeated...

1 dead in clashes as Guinea awaits result of presidential election

At least one person was killed and many others injured in further clashes between supporters of Guinea President Alpha Conde and those...

Nearly 2,000 inmates escape in attacks on Nigeria prisons

Nigerian authorities said Tuesday that nearly 2,000 inmates had broken out of jail after crowds attacked two prisons, while officials announced a...

Swelled by rain and COVID, locust swarms ravage Ethiopia

Widow-of-ten Marima Wadisha screamed, threw rocks, and in her desperation, even fired bullets at the locusts that descended on her sorghum fields...

Nigerian anti-police protesters must enter dialogue: Youth Minister

Nigerians protesting against what they condemn as police brutality must end their daily demonstrations and enter into dialogue with the government on...

Vote count begins after tense election in Guinea

Vote counting is under way after Guinea’s high-stakes election in which the 82-year-old President Alpha Conde is seeking a controversial third term.

Sudan’s premier backs demands for justice as ICC prosecutor visits

Sudanese Prime Minister Abdalla Hamdok said on Sunday his government was committed to achieving justice as an International Criminal Court (ICC) delegation...

Nigerian army plans nationwide exercise as protests rock country

The Nigerian army will begin a two-month national exercise, it said on Saturday, while denying the move was part of any security...

Ivory Coast president’s supporters and opponents clash ahead of election

Local offices of Ivory Coast’s ruling party were ransacked and the house of an opponent of President Alassane Ouattara was set on...

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