Ex-Nigerian president Obasanjo backs former deputy for 2019 election
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Ex-Nigerian president Obasanjo backs former deputy for 2019 election

LAGOS (Reuters) – Nigerian ex-head of state Olusegun Obasanjo backed his former deputy on Thursday…

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Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people: government official
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Landslide in eastern Uganda kills at least 31 people: government official

KAMPALA (Reuters) – At least 31 people were killed when a landslide rolled down the…

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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least
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WHO sees Congo's Ebola outbreak lasting 3-4 months at least

GENEVA (Reuters) – Democratic Republic of Congo’s Ebola outbreak is expected to last another 3-4…

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Egyptian military court sentences 17 to death over 2017 church bombings – agency
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Egyptian military court sentences 17 to death over 2017 church bombings – agency

CAIRO (Reuters) – An Egyptian military court on Thursday sentenced 17 people to death for…

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Tanzanian businessman abducted by unidentified men: official
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Tanzanian businessman abducted by unidentified men: official

DAR ES SALAAM (Reuters) – A Tanzanian businessman and former member of parliament for the…

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Egypt says to check hotels at Red Sea resort where British couple died
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Egypt says to check hotels at Red Sea resort where British couple died

(Reuters) – Egypt will launch an investigation of the health and safety standards of hotels…

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Death toll from Nigeria floods reaches 199
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Death toll from Nigeria floods reaches 199

ABUJA (Reuters) – The death toll from floods across much of central and southern Nigeria…

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U.S. asks investigators to probe whereabouts of millions in Liberian cash
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U.S. asks investigators to probe whereabouts of millions in Liberian cash

MONROVIA (Reuters) – The U.S. Embassy in Liberia said on Wednesday it had asked forensic…

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Ethiopian PM reaches agreement with soldiers demanding pay rises – TV
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Ethiopian PM reaches agreement with soldiers demanding pay rises – TV

ADDIS ABABA (Reuters) – Ethiopian Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed reached an agreement on Wednesday with…

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Tanzanian rangers harness new technology to fight poachers
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Tanzanian rangers harness new technology to fight poachers

GRUMETI, Tanzania (Reuters) – In Tanzania’s Grumeti Game Reserve, next to Serengeti National Park, elephants…

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