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Hurricane Fred has hit the island nation of Cape Verde, off the coast of West Africa with winds of up to 85mph. Cape Verde’s government...

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Pierre Nkurunziza has been sworn in for a controversial third term as Burundi president. The ceremony came as a surprise, as Pierre Nkurunziza had been...

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Honest Ndlovu, the game park operator accused of letting American dentist Walter Palmer illegally hunt and kill Cecil the lion on his property in...

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Gabonese President Ali Bongo has announced he will give away all the money he inherits from his father – former President Omar Bongo -...

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Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe has blamed foreign “vandals” for the killing of the country’s most famous lion, Cecil. The president has also said his compatriots...

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Cecil the lion may be commemorated by a bronze statue at the entrance to Zimbabwe’s Hwange National Park in, where he lived, a Zimbabwe...

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Walter Palmer, who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, had done nothing wrong and was a "good man", AFP quotes Theo Bronkhorst, the Zimbabwean...

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The head of Cecil the lion is wanted by a Zimbabwe conservation group to be mounted in a case in Hwange National Park, where...

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A second American, named as Jan Casmir Sieski, is wanted in Zimbabwe over the illegal killing of a lion, as the outcry over the...

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American dentist Walter Palmer, who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, should be extradited to face charges, Zimbabwe's Environment Minister Oppah Muchinguri has said. His...

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Walter Palmer, who killed Cecil the lion in Zimbabwe, has apologized to his patients in Minnesota for the disruption caused by the anger directed...

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Zimbabwean hunter Theo Bronkhorst, who is accused of helping American dentist Walter Palmer kill Cecil, one of Africa’s most famous lions, has been released...

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Walter Palmer is under heavy criticism from conservationists and animal lovers following allegations that he paid $50,000 to go on a hunt in Zimbabwe. The...

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An ex-Nigerian minister stole $6 billion of public money, the governor of Edo State, Adams Oshiomhole, has alleged. Adams Oshiomhole said US officials informed President...

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Two Zimbabweans are due to appear in court over the killing of Cecil, the country's most famous lion shot by American dentist Walter Palmer. Professional...

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President Barack Obama has addressed the African Union (AU) warning that Africa could not advance if its leaders refused to step down when their...

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Col. Muammar al-Gaddafi’s son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, and eight others have been sentenced to death over war crimes linked to the 2011 revolution in...

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President Barack Obama has arrived in Ethiopia on the second leg of his African tour. Barack Obama is the first serving US leader to visit...

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President Barack Obama will end his Kenya trip with a televised address at Nairobi’s Kasarani stadium. On July 25, President Barack Obama discussed security issues...

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President Barack Obama has urged Kenya to hold "visible" trials to tackle corruption, which he said could be the "biggest impediment" to further growth. After...

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Barack Obama has arrived in Kenya on the first visit to his father’s homeland as serving US president. During his two-day visit President Barack Obama...

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According to a South African parliamentary committee, work on President Jacob Zuma's private home was not worth the $23 million it cost taxpayers. A visit...

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Nairobi’s Westgate shopping mall, in which 67 people were killed in a 2013 attack by al-Shabab militants, has reopened. Armed al-Shabab militants entered the mall...

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A state of emergency has been declared in Tunisia just over a week after 38 tourists, mainly British, died in an attack in the...

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Eight people, including a woman, remain in Tunisian police custody on suspicion of being directly linked to the deadly attack on tourists in Sousse,...