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South Africa's Zuma survives renewed calls to resign

The ruling ANC party sticks with the South African president, but admits support is 'drifting away' from their movement.

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Libya's Ansar al-Sharia announces dissolution

Benghazi-based group says it has been weakened after suffering big losses, calls others to unite and continue fighting.

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Morocco arrests Rif protest leader Nasser Zefzafi

Police probes detained Nasser Zefzafi for "undermining the security of the state" and other criminal acts.

The Rif region

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Morocco: Al-Hoceima remains tense over protest arrests

Rif city of Al-Hoceima remains tense after police detain 20 demonstrators and issue arrest warrant for protest leader.

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Morocco police hunt Rif region protest leader

Authorities order arrest of Nasser Zefzafi for interrupting an imam's sermon.

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Burundi presses unwed couples to marry

Calling church and state-sanctioned weddings a patriotic duty, government order comes amid drive to 'moralise society'.

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Inquiry sought into ISIL escape under Khalifa Haftar

Awaqir tribesmen demand answers to how escape from Derna and Benghazi was possible through Haftar-controlled areas.

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Rival factions clash in Libya's Tripoli

At least 52 Government of National Accord fighters killed, shattering period of relative calm in the capital.

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South Africa's Mmusi Maimane 'barred' from Zambia

Maimane says he was denied entry to the country over his support for a Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.

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Tunisia opens trial over 2015 Sousse beach killings

Twenty-six people, including six policemen, are on trial over a 2015 beach attack that left dozens of tourists dead.

Tunisia opens trial

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