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Mogadishu car bombing leaves 10 dead

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 23:28:52 GMT

Extremist group Al-Shabaab claimed responsibility for a deadly explosion that police say killed 10 people Tuesday afternoon in Mogadishu, Somalia.(image)


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Mubarak walks free after six years

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 22:32:12 GMT

Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak was freed Friday after a six-year imprisonment following his overthrow during the Arab Spring.(image)


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Samsung is most admired brand in Africa

Fri, 24 Mar 2017 13:12:12 GMT

Slow growth and challenging economic conditions negatively affected the perception of African brands in 2016.(image)


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Instagram comedian lands $1M deal

Thu, 23 Mar 2017 16:41:57 GMT

Henry Obiefule has been making others laugh with his internet skits, but now he'll be laughing all the way to the bank after signing a million dollar deal.(image)


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All on board survive S. Sudan crash landing

Tue, 21 Mar 2017 15:18:46 GMT

A commercial plane made a crash landing in poor weather at an airport in South Sudan on Monday, causing several injuries -- but no deaths.(image)


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Ship's crew released without ransom

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 08:58:35 GMT

Eight crew members of a fuel tanker hijacked off the coast of Somalia earlier this week have been released unharmed without a ransom payment, according to the Sri Lankan government.(image)


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Pope asks 'forgiveness' for church role in genocide

Mon, 20 Mar 2017 15:38:29 GMT

Pope Francis has asked Rwandan President Paul Kagame for forgiveness for the "sins and failings" of the Catholic Church during the 1994 Rwandan genocide.(image)


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Massive 706-carat diamond unearthed

Fri, 17 Mar 2017 13:30:58 GMT

A pastor has unearthed a massive gem in eastern Sierra Leone.(image)


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Death toll rises after trash dump landslide

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 17:08:58 GMT

The death toll has risen to 113, after several days of searching turned up more bodies following a weekend landslide at a massive landfill outside Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.(image)


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Drought: The new normal in East Africa?

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:54:00 GMT

A climate phenomenon known as the "Indian Nino" is causing frequent and intense droughts in parts of East Africa.(image)


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Minister: How Nigeria can kick oil habit

Thu, 16 Mar 2017 10:57:04 GMT

"Never waste a good crisis" is a motto for Dr. Okechukwu "Okey" Enelamah, the Nigerian minister of industry, trade and investment.(image)


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Man sent back to Ethiopia over genital mutilation

Wed, 15 Mar 2017 12:25:54 GMT

An Ethiopian man convicted in Georgia of mutilating his 2-year-old daughter's genitals has been sent back to his home country by Immigration and Customs Enforcement.(image)


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Footballer who thanked wife, girlfriend digs even bigger hole

Wed, 22 Mar 2017 10:23:40 GMT

The footballer who mistakenly thanked his wife and girlfriend during his post- match interview has denied he's been unfaithful.(image)


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Disappeared in Africa's North Korea

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:38:59 GMT

Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.(image)


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Ethiopian runner fears for his life

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:18:53 GMT

Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.(image)


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60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya

Fri, 11 Nov 2016 15:52:39 GMT

From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.(image)


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Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:51:05 GMT

Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.(image)


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How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:43:03 GMT

It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its economy.(image)


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Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:31:10 GMT

Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.(image)


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The photographer giving people a voice

Fri, 07 Aug 2015 12:30:44 GMT

Top Instagrammer Steven Chikosi is on a mission to tell stories of daily life in Zimbabwe.(image)


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