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Zambia frees opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema

Hakainde Hichilema, accused of plotting to overthrow government, freed by judge after state prosecutor drops charges.

Zambian opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema

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Sierra Leone mudslide: What, where and when?

On August 14 a mudslide killed hundreds on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital Freetown. Here is what we know.

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Kenya's Odinga to challenge Kenyatta's victory in court

Raila Odinga says he will challenge President Uhuru Kenyatta's election victory at the Supreme Court.

Raila Odinga

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Sierra Leone appeals for urgent help for flood victims

Death toll put at more than 300 with another 600 missing following flash flooding and mudslides in and around Freetown.

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Suspected Boko Haram bombers kill dozens in Nigeria

Three suicide bombers detonate explosives near northeast city of Maiduguri in attacks bearing hallmark of Boko Haram.

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UN Peacekeeping Forces and Sexual Assault: A Timeline

An international organization the size of the United Nations comes with certain inevitable complications.

UN Peacekeeping Forces

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Grace Mugabe back in Zimbabwe after assault claims

Zimbabwe's first lady fails to hand herself in to South African police after facing accusations of assaulting a model.

Zimbabwe's first lady, Grace Mugabe

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ICC warrant for Khalifa Haftar ally Mahmoud al-Werfalli

Mahmoud al-Werfalli 'allegedly responsible for murder as a war crime' in the deaths of 33 people in eastern Libya.

Mahmoud Mustafa Busayf Al-Werfalli

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Several people killed in attacks on UN camps in Mali

Armed assailants killed seven people and injured seven others in an attack on UN peacekeeping headquarters in Timbuktu.

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Hakainde Hichilema pleads not guilty to treason charges

Hakainde Hichilema - arrested for failing to make way for President Edgar Lungu's motorcade - remains in custody.

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Sierra Leone: Death toll from landslide nears 500

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Grace Mugabe granted immunity after leaving S Africa

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Zimbabwe blocks flights amid Grace Mugabe scandal

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Kenya opposition files challenge over election results

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Buhari to return after lengthy UK medical treatment

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DR Congo landslide death toll climbs to 200

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Breeders say open trade will stop poachers slaughtering rhino but activists say legal sales could fuel illegal hunting.

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