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Tanzania: 'The Hague or Geneva of Africa'

To cement the hovering concept that Arusha is now 'The Hague of Africa,' a new international institution focused on laws in relation to continental affairs has been inaugurated in the city.
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Missing Nigeria Girls Fade From Campaign

Months After Students Boko Haram Kidnapped Drew World’s Attention, Voters Now Focus on Economy and Corruption...
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Thousands throng Nigerian emir's coronation

Kano (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigeria's emir of Kano, an influential Muslim monarch, was formally installed Saturday in a lavish ceremony in the ancient northern city....
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Nigeria seeing shift in politics of religion ahead of vote

Lagos (AFP) - Less than two weeks from national polls, Nigeria's ruling party is facing unprecedented shifts in the politics of religion that could spell trouble for the incumbent, President Goodluck Jonathan....
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S. Africa apartheid assassin 'Prime Evil' granted parole

Pretoria (AFP) - One of South Africa's most notorious mass murderers, Eugene de Kock, was granted parole on Friday after 20 years in jail, a decision that brought back painful memories of the crimes committed under apartheid rule....
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Mugabe: A controversial choice for AU chairman

Harare (AFP) - The new chairman of the African Union, Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe, is the continent's oldest leader -- and one of its most controversial post-colonial figures....
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Nigeria's Jonathan takes election campaign to key oil region

Port Harcourt (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nigeria's President Goodluck Jonathan on Wednesday took his re-election campaign to the Niger Delta, knowing that victory in the key oil region will help determine the winner of next month's vote....
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Attack me if you dare, Boko Haram chief taunts 'African kings'

Yaoundé (AFP) - The head of Boko Haram -- the enigmatic Abubakar Shekau -- has openly taunted the countries being menaced by the armed Islamist group as they call for a united effort to crush it....
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French aid worker kidnapped in Central African Republic

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - Two aid workers, including a 67-year-old French woman, were kidnapped on Monday in the capital of the strife-torn Central African Republic, the French government said....
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Tunisia premier forms new government after elections

TUNIS (Reuters) - Tunisia's nominated prime minister Habib Essid said on Friday he had formed his new government after negotiations among secular party Nidaa Tounes and other smaller partners in the parliament, but without any posts appointed to Islamist party Ennahda....
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