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Outrage after S African minister denied entry to Israel

South Africa demands explanation from Tel Aviv after minister is denied visa to visit Israel for diplomatic work.
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Foreigners tell of being 'hunted like dogs' in South Africa

Blantyre (Malawi) (AFP) - Foreigners fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa told Tuesday of how they escaped marauding death mobs and vowed never to return to the country where they had sought a new life. ...
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Toll from DR Congo machete attack rises to 19

Goma (DR Congo) (AFP) - Nineteen people, including a pregnant woman, were killed in a machete attack in a region of the Democratic Republic of Congo that has been repeatedly attacked by Ugandan rebels, according to an updated death toll Thursday....
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Kenya warned over closing world's biggest refugee camp

Geneva (AFP) - The United Nations warned Kenyan authorities Tuesday that closing the world's biggest refugee camp complex would have "extreme humanitarian and practical consequences" and would violate international law. ...
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Zimbabwean president arrives in South Africa for state visit

JOHANNESBURG (AP) — Zimbabwe's president has arrived in South Africa for his first official state visit in more than 20 years....
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Kenya names law graduate as gunman in student massacre

Nairobi (AFP) - Kenya authorities have named one of the gunmen who killed 148 people in a university massacre as an ethnic Somali Kenyan national and law graduate, highlighting the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab's ability to recruit within the country....
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Retreating Boko Haram leaves mass of throat-slit corpses near Nigerian town

DAMASAK, Nigeria (Reuters) - Soldiers from Niger and Chad who liberated the Nigerian town of Damasak from Boko Haram militants have discovered the bodies of at least 70 people, many with their throats slit, scattered under a bridge, a Reuters witness said....
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Boko Haram losses and the Nigerian election campaign

Lagos (AFP) - The Nigerian Army and its allies have claimed a series of successes against Boko Haram, on the face of it handing President Goodluck Jonathan a trump card in upcoming elections....
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Albino killers sentenced to death in Tanzania

Arusha (Tanzania) (AFP) - A court in Tanzania has sentenced four people to death for the murder of an albino woman who was killed so her hacked-off limbs could be used in magic, officials said Friday....
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Lesotho looks to hold on to peace after early elections

MASERU (Reuters) - South African deputy president Cyril Ramaphosa said Lesotho should form a government promptly after weekend polls and push ahead with constitutional and security reform to avoid a recurrence of instability....
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