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Zanu-PF wins most parliamentary seats in post-Mugabe Zimbabwe

Zimbabwe’s ruling party ZANU-PF has won the majority of seats in parliamentary elections, official results show, as vote counting continues separately in the presidential vote.

Eight killed as Boko Haram bomber detonates explosives at mosque in NE Nigeria

At least eight Nigerian civilians have been killed after a bomber from the Boko Haram Takfiri terrorist group detonated his explosives at a mosque in the country's troubled northeast, a local militia and residents say.

Nigeria finds bodies of 41 suspected bandits

Nigerian police say they have found the bodies of 41 men with their throats cut in a northern area that is notorious as a hideout for criminal gangs.

South Sudan president, rebel leader set for new talks in Khartoum

A new round of peace talks is set to start in Sudan’s capital, Khartoum, with the aim of ending the bloody civil war gripping neighboring South Sudan for more than four years.

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A series of fierce clashes between rival armed groups in eastern Libya's key oil export ports has caused output to drop by nearly half, the head of Libya’s National Oil Company (NOC) says.

South Sudan president, rebel leader in Ethiopia for talks

South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar has arrived in Ethiopia for a face-to-face meeting with his arch-rival, President Salva Kiir, for the first time in two years in an effort to negotiate an end to a five-year-old civil war.

2 men stabbed to death in mosque in South Africa

A man has attacked worshipers at a mosque in South Africa with a knife, killing at least two people.

South Sudan's rebel leader accepts Ethiopian invitation to talks with president

South Sudan’s rebel leader Riek Machar has accepted an invitation by the Ethiopian government to hold talks with South Sudanese President Salva Kiir in Addis Ababa next week.