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The Trump administration has announced a sharp refocus of its Africa strategy to counter what it calls the "predatory" practices of China and Russia, which are "deliberately and aggressively targeting their investments in the region to gain a competitive advantage".

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The UN Security Council's response to the most recent Ebola outbreak has been weak. But what options does it have?, asks The Conservation.

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Togo's government has maintained parliamentary elections will take place later this month, despite an opposition boycott and deadly violence.

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Zimbabwe's main opposition, the Movement for Democratic Change party has reportedly said that it is not desperate to form a government of national unity with the ruling Zanu-PF party.

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A video uploaded to Facebook by one of US president Donald Trump's lawyers claims that 60 000 Christians have been killed by nomadic Muslim herdsmen in central Nigeria since 2001.

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The US national security adviser says they are using underhand methods to expand their influence.

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The ex-president has to repay South Africa at least $1m spent fighting corruption allegations.

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The United States has lashed out at "predatory" Chinese and Russian policy in Africa and unveiled a new strategy for using economic muscle to counter its rivals' grips on the continent.

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A Somali official says Ethiopian troops have arrested a former extremist leader who is now a candidate in a regional election in the country's southwest

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The fire - amid a violent poll campaign - destroyed most of the voting machines for the capital.

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