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Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo talks to Zeinab Badawi about Sudan accord

August 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Mohamed Hamdan “Hemeti” Dagolo, a key military leader, has promised to abide by a power-sharing agreement with the opposition.

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Sudan conflict: Army and civilians seal power-sharing deal

August 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The power-sharing agreement comes after months of protests following the toppling of the president.

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Elephant protection debate to dominate conservation meeting

August 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Some countries are seeking extra protection while others want to re-open ivory markets at key trade meeting in Geneva.

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Why Nigeria has restricted food imports

August 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

The government hopes to boost agriculture but will it lead to higher prices?

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Nigerian government ordered to pay $9bn to private gas firm

August 17, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Gas company P&ID has been locked in a legal dispute with the Nigerian government for almost a decade.

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Violence escalates in Zimbabwe as court rules against opposition protests

August 16, 2019 | Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

Tensions between Zimbabwe’s main opposition party and President Emmerson Mnangagwa’s government escalated into violence in the country’s capital on Friday after a court ruled against a planned opposition protest.

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Tanzania tanker explosion: Witnesses speak out

August 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Some people tried to steal oil instead of rescue those trapped in the vehicle, witnesses say.

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Mother dies of Ebola in Congo

August 16, 2019 | Source: CNN.com - RSS Channel - Regions - Africa

A 24-year-old woman has died after contracting Ebola in the South Kivu province in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to the World Health Organization.

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Former Nigeria great Samson Siasia handed life ban by Fifa

August 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Fifa bans former Nigeria player and coach Samson Siasia for life after finding him guilty of match-fixing.

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Ethiopian survivor describes deadly dinghy journey

August 16, 2019 | Source: BBC News - Africa

Mohammed Adam Oga says 14 others died as they waited to be rescued in the Mediterranean.

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