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Ivory Coast Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan quits

The announcement comes after the sudden death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly on July 8

The announcement comes after the sudden death of Prime Minister Amadou Gon Coulibaly on ...

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Ivory Coast Vice President Daniel Kablan Duncan quits

Anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela's daughter Zindzi, who was involved in the liberation ...

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Mandela's daughter Zindzi dies in South Africa

Mali's European allies and regional partners are anxious, given the country's poverty, ...

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International appeal for calm in Mali after protest deaths

Dead bodies are usually found in the morning, without a pool of blood around them – ...

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Mystery beheadings stir fear in remote Mali town

The court has been at the center of controversy for months since it overturned ...

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Mali president dissolves constitutional court after unrest

Mali President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita orders an investigation into the unrest

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Mali tense after deadly anti-government protests

The National Emergency Management Agency says the death toll would have been higher if ...

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2 dead, 8 rescued in Lagos building collapse

'Faced with this uncertain environment, the stakeholders have resolved to reopen all ...

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Kenya declares school year 'lost,' classes back in 2021

'We must have the courage to face and endure the pain if we ever want to enjoy wholeness ...

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Malawi's new president inaugurated, calls for national sacrifice

Authorities say East Cape was the first province in the country to request military ...

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South Africa deploys military medics to coronavirus hot spot