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Armed robbers steal 500 loaves of bread in Zimbabwe

A gang of armed robbers stole 500 loaves of bread during a delivery at a bakery in Zimbabwe earlier this week.

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DRC’s former warlord returns home after ICC acquittal

Congolese opposition figure and former warlord, Jean-Pierre Bemba, arrived discreetly in Kinshasa on Sunday morning for his second return to the DRC in less than a year after being convicted and acquitted by the International Criminal Court.

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Eight killed in Nigeria’s pipeline explosion

At least eight people died in an oil pipeline explosion in south-eastern Nigeria, police and a local official reported on Sunday, which does not rule out a heavier toll.

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Ethiopia Army Chief killed in coup attempt

Ethiopia’s army chief of staff and the Regional President of the northern state of Amhara were killed in two related attacks when a general tried to seize control of Amhara in an attempted coup, the Prime Minister’s office said on Sunday.

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Kenya-Somalia sea row threatens terror, piracy war

Somalia has launched a diplomatic offensive against Kenya in their dispute over the Indian Ocean waters prompting the Arab League to condemn Nairobi for annexing Mogadishu's territory.

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Eritrea, Somalia, Turkey react to deadly coup attempt in Ethiopia

Regional players were among the first to react to a tense weekend in Ethiopia where the federal government confirmed a failed coup in northern Amhara regional state.

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Seven Chadian soldiers killed in Boko Haram ambush

Seven Chadian soldiers and a local guard were killed in a Boko Haram jihadist ambush in Lake Chad, the latest in a surge of attacks in the region, security sources said on Sunday.

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Sudan's military rejects Ethiopia's transition proposal

Sudan's military has rejected Ethiopia's proposal to end the political deadlock over the composition of the country's transitional government.

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Algerian protesters rally despite arrests

Hundreds of Algerian protesters gathered Friday in the capital despite a spate of arrests ahead of the latest weekly rally since the April 2 resignation of longtime president Abdelaziz Bouteflika, AFP correspondents said.

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Mauritania prepares for historic election

Mauritanians will vote for a new president on Saturday in what is expected to be the West African country’s first peaceful transfer of power since independence from France in 1960.

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