South Sudan: 300 Killed as Country Goes ‘Back to War’

More than 300 people are reported to have been

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ISIS Beheads South Sudanese Man in Libya

ISIS has released a video that claims to show

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Rwanda President Hits Back at US Criticism Over Third Term Bid

Rwanda President Paul Kagame has hit back at criticism

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Will Somalia benefit from Trump throwing his military weight around?

When Trump won the US presidential election late last year there was a global sense that something big – and perhaps not all that

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Uganda: Woman detained for criticising president refuses psychiatric exam

A Ugandan woman detained for criticising the country’s president has resisted attempts to force psychiatric exams upon her, according to her lawyer.

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Money & Markets

World Bank names Rwanda among most resilient economies

A new report from the World Bank has named Rwanda among Africa’s most resilient economies.

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Health & Security

Ethiopia: Report says 669 killed in recent violence

A government-backed report says almost 700 people have been killed during violent unrest in Ethiopia since August 2016.

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Energy & Environment

East Africa: Growing population putting pressure on region

The East African Community (EAC) says rapid population growth is putting the region’s economies and environments under pressure.

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