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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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Zimbabwe president discusses exhuming victims of 1980s massacre

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Zimbabwean President Emmerson Mnangagwa held talks with civil society leaders on Saturday about exhuming the victims of a notorious massacre by government troops which claimed...
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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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Mali junta plans ‘transitional president’

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Rebel troops who have taken power in Mali said on Thursday “a transitional president” would be appointed from either civilian or military ranks. “We are...
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UN plane crash-lands in Mali, injures 11

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A United Nations plane careened off the runway while touching down in the northern Malian city of Gao on Monday, the international organisation said, injuring...
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Insurgents kill eight soldiers in Chad

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Frontera At least eight soldiers in western Chad were killed and many others wounded when their vehicle struck a landmine laid by suspected jihadists, security...