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Despite claims he was injured by the Nigerian military, a man purporting to be the leader of Boko Haram has posted videos online saying he is unhurt.
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South Sudan Vice-President Taban Deng says there is no need for the 13,000 UN peacekeepers already in the country.
Gabon's constitutional court has upheld incumbent President Ali Bongo's victory in last month's presidential election.
There is hope for the northern white rhino after South African scientists managed to create a test-tube buffalo through IVF.
At least 44 people are dead as hundreds protest in Congo's capital, Kinshasa, over an election delay.
A Somali general and at least seven of his bodyguards have been killed when their military convoy was hit by a suspected car bomb.
Rebel fighters are being blamed for the killing of 26 villagers in Central African republic.
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Malaysia has confirmed an outboard flap discovered on an island off Tanzania was from missing flight MH370.
Three women who died in an attack on a Kenyan police station allegedly pledged their allegiance to Islamic State in a letter.
A human rights group has accused top officials in South Sudan and their families of personally profiting from the nation's civil war and warned they could be off...
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