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Kenya Supreme Court annuls result of presidential polls

Supreme Court says electoral board committed 'illegalities' as it orders a fresh election to be held within two months.

Uhuru Kenyatta.

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Major underwater Roman ruins discovered off Tunisia

Streets, monuments and about 100 fermentation tanks found in the Mediterranean, establishing a theory about Neapolis.

Roman ruins

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Niger rains kill dozens, displaces thousands

Authorities appeal to residents in at-risk areas to evacuate and take shelter in schools.

Niamey in June

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Nigeria seizes $21m linked to Diezani Alison-Madueke

Nigeria's former oil minister has been implicated in cases of fraud and misuse of public funds at home and abroad.

Diezani Alison-Madueke

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Kenya bans plastic bags, may fine violators $38,000

Violators face hefty fine or jail time for using, making or importing plastics which harm environment, government says.

Kenya bans plastic bags

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Sierra Leone mudslides 'kill more than 1,000

Local leaders say the death toll from August 14 disaster has passed the 1,000 mark and call for an accurate count.

Sierra Leone mudslides

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Ethiopia's coffee industry threatened by climate change

Ethiopian farmers seek alternative measures as higher temperatures affect the country's coffee industry.

Ethiopia's coffee industry

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DR Congo violence displaces 3.8 million: UN

Senior UNHRC official says the number of people displaced in the country has nearly doubled in six months.

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Journalist Christopher Allen killed in S Sudan fighting

American journalist, who has worked with Al Jazeera, was embedded with rebel forces when fighting broke out.

conflict

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3 children among dead in joint attack in Somalia

Somali army refutes local officials' claims and says al-Shabab fighters were killed during operation with US soldiers.

Bariire

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A transcript of President Robert Mugabe's letter of resignation, as read by Zimbabwean parliament speaker Jacob Mudenda.

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