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Rights groups: Egypt presidential poll not 'free or fair'
Egyptian presidential elections expected to be dominated by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi next month will be "neither free nor fair", more than a dozen human rights groups said Tuesday.
Zuma triggers crisis by refusing ANC's exit order
South Africa braced Tuesday for a major political showdown as scandal-tainted President Jacob Zuma rejected a direct order from the ruling ANC party to leave office.
South Africa declares drought a 'national disaster'
South Africa on Tuesday declared a "national disaster" over a drought that has ravaged parts of the country and threatened to leave the city of Cape Town without domestic tap water.
Cameroon separatists kill 3 soldiers in overnight attack
Separatist fighters in Cameroon killed three soldiers and wounded four others during an attack overnight in the English-speaking Southwest region, two military sources and a separatist commander said on Sunday.
Sudan president picks new intelligence chief amid protests
Sudan’s President Omar al-Bashir has picked a new intelligence chief amid a widening crackdown on protests against price hikes.
World leaders congratulate victory of Iran’s Islamic Revolution
At least two killed, 75 wounded in Libya mosque blast
Twin bomb blasts have hit at a mosque in Libya's second city of Benghazi, killing at least two people and injuring 75 others.
UN warns Congo’s anti-militant offensive could displace 370,000 people
The United Nations has warned that an ongoing offensive against militants in the east of the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DCR) could displace some 370,000 people.
UN says over 300 child soldiers have been freed in South Sudan
The United Nations says over 300 child soldiers have been released by armed groups in war-ravaged South Sudan under a scheme to help reintegrate them into society.
South Sudanese protest US ban on weapons
Anti-Trump demonstrations in South Sudan's capital turned violent on Tuesday as people took to the streets to protest the US president's new ban on the supply of weapons to the army or rebels.
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