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Al Qaeda-linked Al Shabaab has been driven out of parts of rural Somalia. But the crippling poverty hasn't gone anywhere.
After a year of tension and turmoil, South Sudan is still standing.
Anti-government riots — organized via #SudanRevolts — are now in their second week.
Despite scant evidence, government officials are concerned by potential operational links between Al Qaeda in the Islamic Magreb, Boko Haram in Nigeria, and Al Shabaab in Somalia.
The death count has risen from 10 to 100 in a catastrophic landslide that devastated multiple villages.
But US State Department says 3 individuals in violent group are involved in global terrorism.
Kenyan activists spray angry graphics to provoke political action.
2 adult lions and 4 cubs stray from Nairobi National Park and are speared to death after they attack livestock.
Northern Ireland's health minister says that gay men, those who have sex with prostitutes or Africans should not be allowed to give blood.
Soccer, long trousers, schools and clinics return after Islamist rebels leave Hudur.
After months without healthcare, Somalis are flocking to reopened health clinic.
New company, Fastjet, to offer flights between Kenya, Tanzania, Ghana and Angola.
Biblical plague occured because Libya's civil war last year stopped insect prevention efforts.
Kagame government supports violence in eastern Congo, reports Human Rights Watch.
President Salva Kiir appeals to top officials to return missing funds, or face prosecution.
Israeli PM Benjamin Netanyahu speeds up plans to expel Africans as xenophobic anger grips country.
International appeal over harsh sentence imposed on Intisar Sharif Abdallah, a teenaged mother accused of adultery.
Rebels still hold Kismayo port and are able to launch suicide bombings and hit-and-run attacks.
The Rwandan government denies the leaked internal UN report, and blames the UN for ‘dangerous’ claims.
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