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Eritrean troops killed hundreds of Ethiopian civilians in Axum: Amnesty

Eritrean soldiers killed hundreds of civilians in Ethiopia’s ancient town of Axum between November 28 and 29, rights group Amnesty International said on Friday.

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Cameroon soldiers 'raped women in revenge raid'

Human Rights Watch (HRW) says it has gathered evidence of a revenge attack nearly a year ago by Cameroonian soldiers on a village where they raped at least 20 women.

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Gunmen abduct 317 schoolgirls in northwest Nigeria as security collapses

Unidentified gunmen kidnapped 317 schoolgirls from the town of Jangebe in northwest Nigeria on Friday, police said, the second such kidnapping in little over a week.

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Mali denies junta's ex-spokesperson has been kidnapped

The government in Mali has denied reports that its minister for reconciliation had been kidnapped, according to local media.

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Somali opposition postpone anti-government protests

Somali opposition presidential candidates have agreed to postpone anti-government protests that were scheduled for Friday in the capital, Mogadishu.

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Ivory Coast becomes second country to receive COVAX vaccines

Ivory Coast received a shipment of COVID-19 doses from the COVAX vaccine-sharing facility on Friday, becoming the second country to benefit from a programme meant to ensure fairer distribution amid a global scramble.

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'$100m needed to fight hunger in Tigray'

The United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) has made an urgent appeal for more than a $100 million to ease severe shortages in the Ethiopia's northern region of Tigray.

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Tanzanian wins AU science award

Tanzanian Professor of life sciences and bio-engineering, Hulda Swai, has been declared the 2020 winner of the African Union (AU), Kwame Nkrumah Continental Awards for Scientific Excellence.

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Zimbabwe to buy more COVID-19 vaccine doses from China

Zimbabwe will buy an additional 1.2 million COVID-19 vaccine doses from China at a preferential price, President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s spokesperson said on Wednesday, after Beijing agreed to give more free doses to the southern African country.

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Kenya to receive first batch of Covid vaccine doses

Kenya will receive its first batch of Covid-19 vaccines next week, the cabinet has said.

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