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Ethiopia has 2.8 million IDPs – UNICEF

Ethiopia also hosts more than 920,000 refugees, mainly from Somalia, Sudan, South Sudan and Eritrea.

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Congo starts use of experimental Ebola treatment

It was 100 per cent effective when tested on monkeys.

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Paramilitaries kill 40 in Ethiopia – Official

Ethnic violence has spread in the diverse country of 100 million people.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with former rebel leader and First Vice-President Riek Machar (L) after a new unity government was sworn-in, Juba, South Sudan, 29 April 2016. South Sudan President Salva Kiir named a new unity government sharing power with former rebel leader Riek Machar, ending a conflict that erupted since mid-December 2013. According to peace agreement, the interim government will govern for the next 30 months before holding general elections. EPA/PHILLIP DHIL

South Sudan begins 3rd round of peace talks

The talks holding in Sudan will centre on powers of the president and vice president.

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Zambia govt deports Zimbabwean opposition politician

Mr Biti has been accused of unlawfully announcing opposition candidate as winner of presidential poll

Simone Gbagbo

Cote d’Ivoire’s ex-first lady leaves detention after amnesty

Mrs Simone Gbagbo had been in detention since 2013 following the eviction of her husband from power.

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Zimbabwe police arrest opposition politician Biti at Zambian border – lawyer

Mr Biti is the first senior opposition politician to be arrested after last week’s disputed presidential election.

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Authorities shut down internet in eastern Ethiopia amid regional violence

Amid the violence, the region’s president Abdi Omer stepped down late on Monday.

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Post-election Violence: UN chief speaks with Zimbabwe’s president, opposition leader

The secretary-general also encouraged the opposition to pursue their electoral grievances through legal channels.

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Corruption cases decline in South Africa – Group

2,469 cases of corruption were lodged in the first six months of the year compared to the 2,744 during the same period in 2017.

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14 kidnapped victims’ bodies found in eastern Congo

The Allied Democratic Forces are believed to be behind the attack and kidnapping.

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Morocco accepts first U.S. poultry products

It estimated the initial annual shipments at about 10 million dollars.

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Zimbabwe court grants bail to 27 opposition members

The opposition members were accused of post-election violence.

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Unrest in Eastern Ethiopia city leaves 10 dead

The Ethiopian army has reportedly seized regional parliament and TV station offices.

South Sudan President Salva Kiir (R) shakes hands with former rebel leader and First Vice-President Riek Machar (L) after a new unity government was sworn-in, Juba, South Sudan, 29 April 2016. South Sudan President Salva Kiir named a new unity government sharing power with former rebel leader Riek Machar, ending a conflict that erupted since mid-December 2013. According to peace agreement, the interim government will govern for the next 30 months before holding general elections. EPA/PHILLIP DHIL

President Kiir of South Sudan, rebel leader sign final cease fire, power-sharing agreement

The conflict has killed tens of thousands, displaced an estimated quarter of South Sudan’s population of 12 million.

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Ebola cases in DR Congo ‘will rise in coming days’ – WHO

There have been around 20 deaths already.

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South Africa’s ruling ANC voices confidence in Zimbabwean election

“The ANC is confident the results of these elections are a reflection of the will of the people of Zimbabwe,”

Nelson Chamisa (Photo Credit: Report Focus News)

Zimbabwe police chase away journalists waiting for briefing by opposition leader

The opposition leader has rejected the result.

Zimbabwe opposition leader rejects ‘fake’ election results

Results released overnight Thursday gave Mnangagwa 50.8 percent of the vote and Chamisa 44.3 per cent.

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UN expresses shock over death of Nigerian asylum-seekers in Cameroon

About 96,000 Nigerian refugees are in the Far North region of Cameroon.

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Zimbabwe Election: Mnangagwa calls for independent investigation of violent crackdown on protesters

Commonwealth observers accused the Zimbabwe security forces of using excessive force on protesters.

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Commonwealth observers accuse Zimbabwe of excessive force on protesters

“We categorically denounce the excessive use of force against unarmed civilians.”

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Congo announces new Ebola cases days after latest outbreak was declared over

The last outbreak killed 33 people.

Emmerson Mnangagwa during a rally in Harare

President Mnangagwa calls for calm amid Harare clashes

Zimbabwe’s long-ruling Zanu-PF party won a parliamentary majority in the country’s election.

Cyril Ramaphosa (Photo Credit: National.ae)

ANC set to change constitution to allow land expropriation without compensation

White people are likely to be most affected by this measure.