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Zimbabwe protest organiser freed on bail, banned from posting on Twitter

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Zimbabwe’s High Court granted bail on Wednesday to an opposition politician detained after calling for anti-government protests in July over corruption and the worst economic...
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Mali: Military, others to hold transition talks weekend

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Mali’s junta, which seized power in a coup last month, will hold transition talks with political parties and civil society groups this weekend, an official...
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Malians: Nothing has changed after coup

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More than a week has elapsed since rebel soldiers toppled Mali’s president, sending shockwaves around West Africa and in France, its staunch ally. But in...
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West African leaders to push Mali junta to hand over power within a year

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West African leaders seeking a return to democracy in Mali will on Friday demand that the military junta that ousted the president in a coup...
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Mali talks end with no decision on transitional government

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Talks between West African mediators and Mali’s military coup leaders ended on Monday after three days of discussions without any decision on the make-up of...
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West African delegation ‘very hopeful’ after meeting Mali junta

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A West African delegation visiting Mali to push for a speedy return to civilian rule following a coup said it was “very hopeful” on Saturday...
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Mali opposition supporters celebrate President Keita removal

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Opposition supporters in Mali crowded the central square of Bamako to celebrate President Ibrahim Boubacar Keita’s military coup. The rally comes three days after mutinying...
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West African mediators jet to Mali seeking reversal of coup

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Mediators from West Africa’s regional bloc are due in Mali on Saturday for talks aimed at reversing a coup that has been condemned abroad. But...
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Ivory Coast rejects Laurent Gbagbo’s presidential election bid

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Ivory Coast election authorities rejected appeals by former President Laurent Gbagbo and former rebel leader Guillaume Soro to be allowed to run in the country’s...