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Israel fires at Palestinians tampering with Gaza fence

Gaza medics said on Tuesday two Palestinians were killed by an Israeli missile strike near the enclave's boundary with Israel after the Israeli military said it attacked a group suspected of tampering with the border fence.

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Depression cases on the rise: WHO

Global cases of depression are on the rise, according to the World Health Organisation.

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All systems go for 2018 Africa Aerospace exhibition

It's all systems go for the 2018 Africa Aerospace and Defence exhibition set to take place at Waterkloof Air Force Base in South Africa's capital, Pretoria, this week.

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Zimbabwe bans all public gatherings

Zimbabwe's government has banned all public gatherings and ordered food vendors off the streets of the capital as it battles a cholera outbreak.

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Protests paralyse Ethiopia capital after violence kills 23

Demonstrators flooded the Ethiopian capital Addis Ababa on Monday, blocking roads and shutting businesses in an explosion of anger following the killing of 23 people on the city's outskirts over the weekend.

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“No scientific basis of deaths of 87 elephants in Botswana”

Three leading conservation scientists in Botswana have released a statement saying they find no scientific basis for the dramatic assertions made in the recent BBC report of the deaths of 87 elephants in Botswana, allegedly by poaching.

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Rwandan opposition leader released from jail

Rwandan opposition leader, Victoire Ingabire, has been freed from jail after President Paul Kagame granted her early release, alongside more than 2 000 other prisoners.

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ICC sentences Bemba for witness tampering

The International Criminal Court (ICC) on Monday fined Congolese politician, Jean-Pierre Bemba, $350 730 and sentenced him to 12 months for witness tampering, but his jail term was reduced to zero due to time already served.

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UN agencies release worrying stats on child deaths

An estimated 6.3 million children died before their 15th birthdays in 2017, or one every five seconds, mostly due to a lack of water, sanitation, nutrition and basic healthcare, according to report by United Nations (UN) agencies on Tuesday.

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Court confirms Congolese ex-Vice President sentence for witness bribes

The International Criminal Court on Monday confirmed a one-year sentence against Congolese ex-vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba for bribing witnesses during an earlier trial, which saw him being excluded from running for president.

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