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Coup: Mali suspended from international Francophone organisation

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The international community increased pressure on the military junta that has seized power in Mali, as the Organisation Internationale de la Francophonie suspended the nation...
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Wild polio sufferers reflect as Africa set to be declared free of the disease

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Nigerian Gbemisola Ijigbamigbe’s right leg was virtually paralysed after she contracted wild polio aged 11 months. Now the 28-year-old leads an active life as a...
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West Africa’s BCEAO central bank reopens in Mali for first time since coup

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The regional branch of West Africa’s BCEAO central bank has reopened in Mali for the first time since a military coup last week, Hamadoun Ba,...
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US imposes sanctions on Central African rebel leader

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The U.S. has imposed sanctions against a rebel leader in the Central African Republic, Secretary of State Michael Pompeo said in a statement on Friday....
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Two dead as light aircraft crashes in Egypt

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A light aircraft crashed on landing at Egypt’s Gouna Airport on the Red Sea coast on Thursday killing the two pilots on board, the civil...
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Dollar slips after political wrangling slows rally

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A dollar rebound faltered on Tuesday as political wrangling over a United States relief plan and the gloomy outlook weighed on the currency. After its...
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Deposed Central African Republic leader announces presidential bid

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Deposed former Central African Republic President Francois Bozize announced on Saturday his candidacy for the December presidential vote despite being under U.N. sanctions and subject...
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UN peacekeeper killed in Central African Republic attack

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Militiamen killed a United Nations peacekeeper from Rwanda and injured two others in an ambush on a convoy in northwest Central African Republic on Monday,...