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Boko Haram attack on Nigeria oil team killed over 50

More than 50 people were killed in a Boko Haram ambush on an oil exploration team in northeast Nigeria earlier this week, multiple sources told AFP news agency on Thursday, warning the death toll could rise. Tuesday’s attack in the Magumeri area of Borno state on a convoy of specialists...

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Tameru Wondm Agegnehu Law Office targets inward investment with BonelliErede partnership
Source: BonelliErede - Jul 27, 2017

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia, July 27, 2017 -/African Media Agency (AMA)/- Leading Ethiopian law firm Tameru Wondm Agegnehu has today agreed an exclusive partnership with major international law firm BonelliErede. The partnership is designed to encourage inward investment by Italian and international business looking for commercial opportunities in Ethiopia.  The combined...

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South Sudan’s orphans seek solace in martial arts

Some of South Sudan’s orphans have turned to sport to foster a little positivity in their lives. Martial arts help to keep many off the streets, learn discipline and stay away from crime. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports from Aweil, South Sudan....

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Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka: Rebel leader surrenders to UN

The founder and leader of a Congo rebel group who is wanted for crimes against humanity has surrendered, the UN mission in Congo has said. Ntabo Ntaberi Sheka, the founder of Nduma defense of Congo, has been wanted since 2011 under a national warrant for crimes against humanity, including for...

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Suspected Boko Haram attack kills 10 soldiers

At least 10 military personnel have been killed after gunmen who are believed to be part of the Boko Haram armed group ambushed an oil exploration convoy in northeast Nigeria, officials said.  At least 10 members of the research team were also kidnapped in the attack on Wednesday.   One local official said...

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South African HIV patients demand better care

South Africa has the highest number of HIV cases in the world, with an estimated seven million people infected. Poor education, a lack of youth-friendly services and stigma are partly to blame for a rise in infection and death rates. Al Jazeera’s Haru Mutasa reports from Ekurhuleni, South Africa...

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UN accuses DR Congo army of digging Kasai mass graves

The United Nations accused “elements” of the Congolese army on Tuesday of digging most of the mass graves it has identified in the insurrection-ravaged Kasai region of central Democratic Republic of Congo. The report by the UN Joint Human Rights Office in Congo (UNJHRO) is the first time the UN...

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Anti-balaka ambush in CAR kills two UN peacekeepers

Suspected Christian fighters killed two Moroccan peacekeepers from the United Nations mission in the Central African Republic on Tuesday, the mission said, in the second deadly attack on Moroccan forces this week. The peacekeepers were ambushed by suspected Anti-balaka fighters in the town of Banagassou, 700 kilometres east of the...

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