Group claims Russia metro bombing

The St Petersburg metro bombing has reportedly been claimed by the Imam Shamil Battalion, saying the bomber acted on al-Qaeda orders.
Kenya has turned to Tinder to help out a friend in need of love, as the race is on to get a mate for the world's last male white northern rhino.
Measles is sweeping through famine-threatened Somalia as UNICEF rushes to vaccinated 360,000 children in a month.
A Somalian military court has executed four men it says were fighters belonging to al Shabaab who were behind a 2016 attack that killed 80 people.
A collision between a bus and a truck on a major Nairobi road has resulted in the deaths of 27 people.
Nigerian prosecutors have charged 53 men with conspiracy to organise a gay wedding and related crimes punishable by up to 14 years in jail, a court clerk told AFP...
The United States is sending troops to Somalia for the first time in more than two decades to help train the Somalian army.
More protests against South African President Jacob Zuma have taken place, although the 75-year-old is standing firm in his place as leader.
Nigerian security officials say they have thwarted plans by Boko Haram to attack the US and British embassies.
Eight Indian sailors have been rescued from their pirate captors in a Somali village.
A Nigerian road safety commander has been suspended after publicly humiliating female employees by cutting off their long hair.
In countries fighting Boko Haram - Nigeria, Niger, Cameroon and Chad - 27 children have been used in suicide attacks by the group so far this year, UNICEF says.
At least 10 people are dead after a suicide attacker struck a military camp outside the Somali capital and a car bomb killed a government official.
Somaliland's crippling drought is having a detrimental effect on numbers at a local school as students struggle with severe illness, Kirsty Johansen reports from...
Police in Johannesburg have fired rubber bullets at protesters who were calling for President Jacob Zuma to be removed from office.

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