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Friday, Aug 18

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New mudslide threat looms

CNN / Africa

Officials in Sierra Leone say there is a growing threat of a new landslide, just days after a mudslide on the capital's outskirts left more than 330 dead. CNN's Farai Sevenzo has more.

Thursday, Aug 17

21

Mudslide death toll climbs

CNN / Africa

Sierra Leone is in a "race against time" to avoid a new landslide, an official has said, only days after a devastating mudslide on the outskirts of the capital claimed more than 330 lives.

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Here's your ultimate travel bucket list

CNN / Europe

Water, fire and ice have combined to make some of the most spectacular scenery in the world -- from giant crystal caves to mud volcanoes and rock formations that look like works of art.

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First lady asks for diplomatic immunity

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Zimbabwe's first lady Grace Mugabe is seeking diplomatic immunity over allegations of assault in South Africa.

Wednesday, Aug 16

23

Nearly 300 bodies recovered

CNN / Africa

Rescuers have recovered nearly 300 bodies following Monday's deadly mudslide on the outskirts of Sierra Leone's capital, the country's tourism minister said Wednesday.

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Nigeria: At least 30 people killed in attack

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At least 30 people were killed and more than 80 others injured in a triple suicide attack Tuesday in the town of Mandarari, in Nigeria's Borno State, according to civilian vigilantes fighting Boko Haram Islamists in the area.

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Cameroon's Baka forest people face an uncertain future

CNN / Africa

Deep in the Dja Faunal Reserve in southeast Cameroon, Baka Pygmies endeavor to live as they have always done: off the forest and firmly within it.

Tuesday, Aug 15

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Zimbabwe first lady faces assault allegations

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Zimbabwean first lady Grace Mugabe is facing allegations she assaulted a 20-year-old woman on Sunday while on a visit to South Africa.

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Heartbreaking scenes at floods rescue

CNN / Africa

The hunt for survivors of the deadly mudslide in Sierra Leone continued Tuesday as the official death toll rose to 245, with numbers expected to grow and hundreds still missing.

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Attack on birthday party in restaurant kills 18

CNN / Africa

Security forces in Burkina Faso have ended an operation against terrorists who attacked a Turkish cafe in the capital Ouagadougou Sunday that left 18 dead including two attackers, the communications minister Remis Dandjinou said Monday.

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Tourism surges after ISIS attacks

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Tunisia is still counting the cost of the worst terror attacks in its modern history.

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Peacekeeper, workers killed in attack on UN missions

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A total of eight people were killed Monday in two separate attacks on the United Nations mission in Mali, according to the UN.

Monday, Aug 14

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Ex-deputy leader of Al-Shabaab surrenders

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Former Al-Shabaab deputy leader and spokesman Mukhtar Robow Ali surrendered to Somali authorities on Sunday, according to a state official.

Sunday, Aug 13

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Nigerian President 'well enough' to return home

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Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari has said he feels well enough to go home after an extended period of treatment for an undisclosed illness in London, but he is awaiting his doctors' permission.

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Deadly violence in wake of Kenya vote

CNN / Africa

Violence erupted after the re-election of Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta this week, leaving at least 24 people dead nationwide, a rights group said.

Saturday, Aug 12

14

Dozens killed in Egyptian train collision

CNN / World

Two trains collided in Alexandria, Egypt, leaving at least 20 dead and 74 wounded, according to Egypt's Health Ministry, via state-run Al-Ahram news.

04

Uhuru Kenyatta wins new term as President

CNN / Africa

President Uhuru Kenyatta has won re-election in Kenya, defeating veteran opposition leader and longtime rival Raila Odinga in a tense contest.

Friday, Aug 11

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What's worrying African millennials?

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To mark International Youth Day, we asked African photographers 35 and under to send us one picture that captured the issue they were most concerned about.

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John Kerry reassures Kenyans vote was not rigged

CNN / World

Former US Secretary of State John Kerry said he was confident in the "overall integrity" of the Kenyan elections and praised the country's election commission for its transparency and diligence on Thursday.

Study: Boko Haram favors women, children as suicide bombers

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The majority of suicide bombers used by terror group Boko Haram to kill innocent victims are women and children, a US study reveals.

Thursday, Aug 10

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$1 billion grant approved for Mugabe University

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The cash-strapped government of Zimbabwe announced Wednesday that it has approved a grant of $1 billion for the construction of a university to be named after the country's President Robert Mugabe.

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Why teens are fleeing to war-torn Yemen

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Refugees and migrants hoping to reach oil-rich Gulf countries -- many of them teenagers -- are increasingly traversing a dangerous sea route to Yemen, despite the conflict raging there.

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Africa leaps into space race

CNN / Africa

For decades the continent has lagged behind in space development, but now a number of countries are developing space programs.

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Up to 50 migrants feared dead

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Up to 50 Somalis and Ethiopians are feared dead after a smuggler taking dozens of migrants to Yemen forced them back into the Arabian Sea off the nation's coast, the UN migration agency said.

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Isaac Makwala qualifies for 200m final after day of drama in London

CNN / Sport

From heartbreak to hope for an athlete who experienced 24 hours like no other at the IAAF World Championships in London.

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Odinga rejects preliminary results

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Kenya's opposition leader Raila Odinga has claimed the country's election systems were "hacked," leading to "massive" voting fraud following Tuesday's presidential elections.

Friday, Aug 4

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Kenya's copter craze: Election battle takes to skies

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Branded by some as "the chopper election," helicopters adorned with the faces and logos of candidates have criss-crossed the country, helping make this year's race one of the most competitive and expensive elections in Kenya's history.

Thursday, Aug 3

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Boniface Mwangi: Kenya's populist candidate

CNN / Africa

Boniface Mwangi is Kenya's most famous provocateur; a poverty-boy done bad -- at least in the eyes of the political elite.

Using tech to stop election fraud

CNN / Africa

Kenya's last two general elections have been tarnished by allegations of fraud and outbreaks of violence, which have divided the nation since.

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Kenya election: Facebook battles fake news

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Just days away from Kenya's August 8 election, Facebook is stepping up its efforts to curb misinformation across its platform.