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Tunisia austerity protests go on amid wave of arrests

Dozens of protesters rallied in Tunis on Friday to demand the government cancel recent austerity measures.

Tunisian anti-austerity protesters

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Zimbabwe president: 'Transparent' elections before July

President Mnangagwa told world leaders and investors Zimbabwe is 'open for business' after Mugabe's resignation.

Zimbabwe's President Emmerson Mnangagwa

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Yoweri Museveni 'loves Trump for frankness' to Africa

Yoweri Museveni says he 'loves' US president for alleged 'shithole' comment as 'Africans need to solve their problems'.

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Libya: Double car bombing kills 33 in Benghazi

Fighters and security officials from east Libyan forces among at least 33 killed in Benghazi attacks.

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Kenyans demand action over hospital rape accusations

Hundreds march in Nairobi demanding action on allegations of rape and sexual assault at Kenya's largest public hospital.

hospital rape accusations

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Jazz legend Hugh Masekela dies in South Africa, aged 78

Hugh Masekela, widely known as the father of South African jazz, passes away after battle with prostate cancer.

Jazz legend Hugh Masekela

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UN: Peacekeeper deaths failure of leadership to adapt

UN report blames a 'deficient of leadership' as one of the problems of the increase of peacekeeper fatalities.

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Morocco allows women to take up public notary positions

Royal decree permits Moroccan women to carry out duties as notary officials, including documenting marriages.

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Liberia: George Weah sworn in as president

Weah succeeds Ellen Johnson Sirleaf in the country's first peaceful democratic transfer of power in seven decades.

George Weah sworn in

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DRC: Protesters killed in anti-Kabila protests

At least five people are killed as authorities crack down on banned demonstrations against President Joseph Kabila.

Kinshasa

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