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Burkina Coup Leaders Sign Deal With Army

Burkina Faso coup leaders agreed to return to their barracks and said they would restore the deposed president to power, signing a deal with the army that apparently...

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Burkina Faso Military Confirms Coup, Dissolves Government

While gunfire rang out in the streets, Burkina Faso’s military took to the airwaves Thursday to declare it now controls the West African country, confirming that a...

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French Soldier Sexually Abused Girl In C/Africa – UN Chief

The UN said Thursday its staff had learned that a French soldier had sexually abused a teenaged girl in the Central African Republic, who became pregnant and gave...

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Oscar Pistorius To Stay In Prison Till Mid-September

Oscar Pistorius’s parole review has been set for 18 September, meaning the athlete will spend at least another three weeks in jail, his family has said. Pistorius, who...

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Update: Nelson Mandela’s Grandson Accused Of Rape, Granted Bail

One of Nelson Mandela’s grandsons, accused of raping a 15-year-old girl, was granted bail in a South African court on Tuesday. Judge Pieter Du Plessis granted bail...

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Oscar Pistorius Case: Steenkamp Parents Criticise Verdict

The parents of Reeva Steenkamp, killed by Oscar Pistorius, have made their strongest criticism of the verdict in his murder trial. “What actually came out in court...

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Son Of Former Senegalese President Must Remain In Prison, Court Rules

The Supreme Court of Senegal on Thursday rejected an appeal filed by the lawyer representing Karim Wade, son of former Senegalese president Abdoulaye Wade. The verdict...

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Burundi President Sworn In For Third Term

Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza was sworn in for a controversial third term in power Thursday, the presidency said, following elections last month, weeks of...

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South African Justice Minister Blocks Pistorius Parole

South Africa’s Oscar Pistorius will not be freed on parole this Friday because the decision to do so was made without the right legal basis, the justice minister said...

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Mandela’s Grandson Arraigned For Raping 15-Yr-Old

Nelson Mandela’s 24-year-old grandson, Mbuso Mandela appeared in court on Monday on charges of raping a 15-year-old, police said, in a new scandal to tarnish the...

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Oscar Pistorius Due To Be Released From Prison After Serving 10 Months

Oscar Pistorius is set to be released from prison on Friday, after serving just 10 months of a five-year sentence for the shooting death of his girlfriend, according to...

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Strong Quake Rocks Rwanda

A strong earthquake struck Rwanda and shook most of the capital Kigali on Friday morning. The magnitude 5.6 earthquake hit Rwanda at 3.25am local time (01.25 GMT), the...

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