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30 Mar 2015
Landslides in Burundi have killed at least 18 people with 10 more missing after torrential rains, a local governor said Monday.
29 Mar 2015
Home to more than 35 percent of the world's cocoa crop -- with a record production of 1.7 million tonnes in 2014 -- this west African country whose equatorial countryside is dotted with plantations, made cocoa its economic engine since independence from France in 1960.
29 Mar 2015
The focus of the virus "has shifted to our country's coastal areas", the president said in a statement published in national media.
28 Mar 2015
INEC officials arrive late at 012 and 013 polling units in Igando road, Ikotun. They arrived the polling booths by 11 am and accreditation commenced immediately.
26 Mar 2015
South Africa's central bank left its benchmark interest rate unchanged at 5.75 percent on Thursday, warning that inflationary pressure was growing due to a rebound in oil prices, the declining rand and rising wages.
24 Mar 2015
The International Monetary Fund (IMF) says it will provide $18.1 million to Malawi after its government promised to tackle corruption.
24 Mar 2015
The leaders of the three main Guinean opposition parties met in Paris Tuesday and called for renewed protests against President Alpha Conde, who they claimed has "lost all legitimacy".
24 Mar 2015
War-torn South Sudan's parliament extends president's term to 2018: official
23 Mar 2015
An Egyptian woman who says she had to dress as a man to get work has been hailed as an "exemplary working mother" by President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi.
23 Mar 2015
Egypt Monday agreed to a preliminary deal with Ethiopia on a new dam project that Cairo feared would hamper the flow of the Nile, the river on which it depends.
23 Mar 2015
Somali government forces backed by African Union troops have recaptured a strategic island on the country's south coast from Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab rebels, officials and witnesses said Monday.
21 Mar 2015
Chadian troops on Saturday returned to the northeast Nigerian border town of Gamboru, locals said, after Boko Haram took advantage of a lack of military presence to kill 11 people.

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