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Car-bomb explodes near Somalia's parliament

Two soldiers reportedly killed after explosion at a security checkpoint outside parliament in Mogadishu.

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Comoros passports abused by 'mafia' networks

The commission's report said that nearly 48,000 foreigners – mostly Bidoons - received passports.

Comoros passports

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UN: 124 million people suffer hunger worldwide

'We can end world hunger by 2030, but not as long as there is conflict.'

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Zimbabwe investigates Grace Mugabe for illegal ivory smuggling

Former first lady's ties to ivory smuggling ring under investigation after undercover mission by wildlife photographer.

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Sierra Leone: Court puts break on presidential runoff

Top court orders electoral commission to halt preparations for March 27 vote amid claims of fraud and police harassment.

Sierra Leone's High Court in Freetown

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WaterAid: Access to clean water lacking worldwide

World facing water crisis, with one in nine people already lacking access to clean water close to home, says report.

WaterAid

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Deadly car bomb blast rocks Somalia's capital Mogadishu

Explosion outside popular hotel in Mogadishu kills at least 14 people and wounds 10, interior ministry spokesman says.

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Zimbabwe's Emmerson Mnangagwa pardons 3,000 prisoners

All women, except those with life sentences, and all juvenile prisoners under the age of 18 are granted amnesty.

Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Captors release group of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls

Children were abducted from school by about 50 armed men in the northern town of Dapchi last month.

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Nigerian forces failed to act on mass abduction warnings: Amnesty

Rights group investigation says military and police received at least five calls hours before the attack by gunmen.

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Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, has been held in custody with his next court appearance due on August 23.

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