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DR Congo loses $750m in mining revenues to corruption

Global Witness says at least $750m paid to Congo's tax bodies and state mining company disappeared in 2013-2015.

Congo is Africa's top copper producer

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Police use tear gas to halt Morocco 'million-man march'

Riot police in al-Hoceima fire tear gas to scatter hundreds of protesters who defied a ban to march against 'injustice'.

Protests in the Rif region

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Amnesty: Cameroon troops tortured Boko Haram suspects

Group condemns arbitrary arrest of dozens, citing human rights violations at military bases used by US, French troops.

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Tunisia bans Wonder Woman after Al-Chaab complaint

Tunisia joins Lebanon and Qatar in banning US blockbuster featuring a former soldier with the Israeli army at its helm.

Wonder Woman

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ICC judges ordered to review Laurent Gbagbo's detention

Laurent Gbagbo to stay behind bars as trial judges review decision denying him interim release during mass crimes trial.

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Over half those with HIV taking AIDS drugs: UN

Report finds global Aids-related deaths nearly halved since 2005, but there's more work to do to combat the disease.

AIDS

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Al-Hoceima: Riot police fill city ahead of banned rally

Organisers hope for huge turnout, but police take position in coastal city ahead of march against government neglect.

Al-Hoceima

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Sahrawis sentenced to jail over Western Sahara killings

Court sentences 23 civilians for 2010 Western Sahara clashes in retrial boycotted by defendants over fairness concerns.

camp in Gdim Izik

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ICC judges to decide whether to release Laurent Gbagbo

Laurent Gbagbo, 72, is charged with crimes against humanity following election violence that killed around 3,000 people.

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Somalia internet returns after three-week blackout

Internet outage was caused by a ship severing an undersea fiber optic cable connecting country to global data networks.

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