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Bakary said they had been kidnapped by "secessionist terrorists", a term used by the government to refer to the English-speaking separatists.
Rwanda said the US had the right to withdraw the Agoa benefits but that Rwanda would not reverse its decision to restrict imports of used clothes.
Sudan's main opposition leader, Sadiq al-Mahdi has been charged with collaborating with rebel groups to overthrow the country’s government.
MINUSMA said it was also worried about the extent of intercommunal violence in the central region, which has killed at least 50 people.
Zimbabwe army chief Constantino Chiwenga visited Beijing shortly after Robert Mugabe’s ouster, leading to speculation about China’s role.
Evan Mawarire is running for a seat on the Mount Pleasant local council in Harare.
Charmaine Quinn confirmed she had approached the South African government for help.
The federal government set up an in-house committee to probe whether Cambridge Analytica’s work for the then ruling Peoples’ Democratic Party broke any laws.
The deaths come after clashes between the military and jihadists near the northeastern city of Maiduguri overnight.
The South African president has congratulated his counterpart Mokgweetsi Masisi on his inauguration.
The whereabouts of slain Libyan dictator Muammar Gaddafi’s son, Seif al-Islam, remains a mystery.
Retired teacher Mokgweetsi Masisi vowed to tackle youth unemployment by diversifying the economy.
The armed groups operating in the PK5 area have taken advantage of the weakness of the state since the end of a sectarian conflict.
A police major stationed in a nearby town said two car bombs exploded outside the base before the Shabaab fighters entered it.
Political tensions were rekindled in Zambia last month when the country's main opposition party, the UPND, filed a motion seeking to impeach the president.
The army launched the campaign on February 9 after Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi gave it a three-month deadline to crush IS in the Sinai.
Ian Khama, the son of Botswana's first post-independence leader, officially stepped down as president on Saturday.
Many voters complained that a heavy police presence inside polling stations had deterred people from casting their ballot.
The suspected Boko Haram attack took place late Friday in the northeast Borno state capital of Maiduguri, the epicentre of the group's Islamist insurgency.
Hailemariam Desalegn's surprise resignation came after more than two years of anti-government protests and increasing divisions in the ruling party.
Rebecca John, the Executive Director of LEADS said that part of the enlightenment programme included the distribution of manuals to guide voters in making informed choices.
President Joseph Kabila has been in power since 2001 and should have stepped down at the end of 2016 after he reached his two-term constitutional limit.
Opposition challenger Julius Maada Bio of the Sierra Leone People's Party had a narrow edge over Samura Kamara of the ruling All Peoples' Congress.
On March 23, Kinshasa said it would refuse to take part in the Geneva conference claiming tha the level of the country's humanitarian crisis was not so "excessive".
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