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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States no longer has an adversarial relationship with the Sudanese government and is working with its counterparts on the possibility of removing it from a list of state sponsors of terrorism, a senior State Department official said on Friday.

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BERLIN (Reuters) - An outbreak of Ebola in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo should be eradicated by the end of 2019, Congolese President Felix Tshisekedi said on Friday.

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BAMAKO (Reuters) - At least 20 people were found dead after an attack on a Fulani village in central Mali, where communal violence has surged in recent months, the government said on Friday.

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MAPUTO (Reuters) - Mozambique's top court has dismissed opposition party Renamo's application to have the results of its recent general election dismissed - a scenario Renamo has said could result in violence in the country just months after an historic peace deal.

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya and Somalia agreed to restore ties on Thursday after a months-long spat over oil rights that led the neighbours to halt the issuance of visas on arrival for each other's citizens.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Workers at South African Airways (SAA) downed tools on Friday in a strike over wages and job cuts that has forced the troubled state-owned carrier to cancel all flights and left its future hanging in the balance.

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CONAKRY (Reuters) - A young demonstrator was killed in Guinea on Thursday during protests against President Alpha Conde's perceived attempt to extend his mandate, the security minister told Reuters.

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GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Health authorities in eastern Congo have introduced a new Ebola vaccine produced by Johnson & Johnson, aid group MSF said on Thursday, to help combat the world's second-worst outbreak of the virus on record.

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WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The United States on Wednesday said it was "gravely disappointed" with South Sudan's failure to form a unity government by a Nov.

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BLANTYRE (Reuters) - Seventeen black rhinos have been released into Malawi's Liwonde national park after arriving from South Africa as part of conservation efforts aimed at keeping the local population of the endangered species healthy and safe.

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OSLO (Reuters) - Norwegian bank DNB is investigating media allegations that an Icelandic company transferred money via the bank to bribe Namibian officials, DNB said on Wednesday.

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DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) - Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania's southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said on Wednesday, amid growing concerns over Islamist militants in a poor region where foreign companies are developing gas deposits.

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WINDHOEK (Reuters) - Namibia's justice and fisheries ministers resigned on Wednesday over bribery claims involving Icelandic fishing firm Samherji, local media reported on Wednesday.

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TRIPOLI (Reuters) - Since fleeing his southern Tripoli home seven months ago with his pregnant wife and daughter, Moataz Saleh al-Fagih has been staying for free in an apartment provided by his employer.

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CAIRO (Reuters) - Egypt has been trying to deflect criticism of its human rights record and prison conditions ahead of a U.N.

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ABUJA/BAUCHI (Reuters) - Fuel stations along Nigeria's land borders have closed and prices have spiked after customs authorities banned deliveries of petroleum products to stations within 20 kilometres (12 miles) of the border in an attempt to curb smuggling.

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KAMPALA (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - A Ugandan court charged 67 people with causing a nuisance on Tuesday after they were arrested in a gay-friendly bar, in a move condemned by activists as the latest "homophobic" attack.

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MBABANE (Reuters) - ESwatini has suspended animal imports from neighbouring South Africa for a second time this year following another outbreak of foot and mouth disease, the mountain kingdom's agricultural ministry said on Tuesday.

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KAMPALA (Reuters) - Uganda on Tuesday protested to Rwanda over the killing of two of its nationals by Rwandan security personnel and demanded that they be punished in a further sign of fraying relations between the neighbouring states.

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FAUBE, Burkina Faso (Reuters) - When an Islamist preacher took up the fight in Burkina Faso's northern borderlands almost a decade ago, his only weapon was a radio station.

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ALGIERS (Reuters) - A court in Algeria sentenced 21 protesters on Tuesday to six months in jail for "undermining national unity", official media reported, a month ahead of a presidential election.

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LAGOS (Reuters) - Thousands of people with mental health conditions are held in chains in institutions across Nigeria, Human Rights Watch said in a report published on Monday in which it urged the government to ban the practice.

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HARARE (Reuters) - Zimbabwe is planning an enforced mass migration of wildlife away from a park in the country's south, where thousands of animals are at risk of death due to drought-induced starvation.

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JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Two people have died amid downpours in an eastern province of South Africa brought down their house, a few months after many were killed in another torrential rain.

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PORT LOUIS (Reuters) - Mauritius has sworn in Renganaden Padayachy as its new finance minister, local media reported on Tuesday, days after incumbent Prime Minister Pravind Kumar Jugnauth secured another a five-year term.

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