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The rally over the weekend denounced Paris for supporting the military junta in Ndjamena

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Clashes between rival armed factions erupted overnight in Libya's capital following weeks of a protracted contest for the premiership

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President Joe Biden has ordered the reestablishment of a US troop presence in Somalia to help local authorities combat the Al-Shabaab militant group, a senior American official told reporters Monday.

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Zimbabwe on Monday sought the support of the European Union to sell off US$600 million worth of ivory it has accumulated due to the global ban on the sale of tusks.

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Mali late on Monday announced that security forces had thwarted a countercoup attempt that it said was supported by an unnamed Western government.

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Libya held a three day bidding on horses at a major auction market in the city of Misrata, east of the capital, Tripoli.

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Kenyan Azimio Laumoja presidential candidate Raila Odiga, announced Monday he had chosen lawyer and former Justice minister Martha Karua to serve as his running mate.

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President Umaro Sissoco Embalo dissolved Monday the country’s parliament citing "corruption" issues and called for parliamentary elections by the end of the year.

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Several hundred American troops may return to Somalia after authorisation by U.S. President, Joe Biden for their redeployment.

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Ongoing electricity disruption threatens to affect South Africa's economy. It is estimated that in 2020 load shedding cost South Africa's economy R500 million per stage, per day.

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Portugal's Jose Peseiro to take charge of Nigeria

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Under the controversial scheme for which Kigali will be paid $160 million, asylum seekers arriving on small boats across the English channel from France will immediately be transferred to Rwanda, where their paperwork will be processed

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More than 18 million people are on life-long HIV treatment worldwide, but an almost equal number do not have access to treatment yet according to the WHO.

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Chair of the African Union (AU), Macky Sall, has called for the creation of an African financial rating agency in the face of "sometimes very arbitrary" evaluations by international agencies that exaggerate the risk of investment in Africa, which increases the cost of credit.

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The most deadly attack targeted the Volunteers for the Defence of the Fatherland (VDP) in the town of Guessel in the Sahel region (north), killing "some 20 people, including eight VDP", according to one of their leaders.

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The event aims to promote the African culinary heritage, diversity and richness of local products, according to organizers

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Cybercrime was not widely talked about in Africa up until recently, even though, Sub-Saharan Africa is often presented as particularly vulnerable to online attacks.

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Somalia handed Hassan Sheikh Mohamud the presidency for a second time following Sunday's long-overdue election

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A total lunar eclipse graced the sky over Santiago on Sunday, providing a night-time thrill for stargazers in Chile's capital.

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The road is expected to cut travel time from the south to the west of Nairobi to about 20 minutes from two hours currently during peak time

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For Burkina Faso, the situation is particularly worrying as the country suffers the consequences of the conflict, which is exacerbating the ongoing food crisis.

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Some 40 former peacekeepers hailing from Ethiopia's war-wracked Tigray region arrive onboard a United Nations' Embraer E190 aircraft to the Kassala airport in eastern Sudan after seeking asylum.

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A crowd estimated at more than 2,000, lower than expected, took part Sunday in the first demonstration of a new alliance to oppose a power grab by President Kais Saied.

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Mali's junta announced Sunday that it will quit a West African anti-jihadist force after it was blocked from assuming the presidency of the regional group.

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