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World leaders react to Kofi Annan's death

Former UN secretary-general died at a hospital in the Swiss city of Bern after a short illness.

Kofi Annan

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Flooding leaves parts of Liberia's capital under water

Commuters wade through floodwater in Monrovia and traffic jams witnessed due to unexpected torrential rain.

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Former UN chief Kofi Annan dies at 80

Annan served as UN secretary-general from 1997 to 2006 and was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize in 2001.

Former UN chief Kofi Annan

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WHO expects more DRC Ebola cases as violence hampers aid efforts

Seventy-eight cases recorded in latest Ebola outbreak, causing 44 deaths, health officials say.

WHO staff

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Uganda: Pop star-turned-politician charged in military court

Robert Kyagulanyi, better known as Bobi Wine, has been held in custody with his next court appearance due on August 23.

Robert Kyagulanyi

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DRC issues global arrest warrant for opposition leader Katumbi

The move against the self-exiled politician comes ahead of the presidential election he sought to register for.

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Mali: Ibrahim Boubacar Keita wins re-election as president

Keita won with 67 percent of the vote in a runoff against opposition rival Soumaila Cisse.

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Libyan court sentences 45 to death over protest killings

Fifty-four people sentenced to five years in prison over killings of about 20 people in 2011, as 22 others acquitted.

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ANC chair backs land expropriation without compensation

Gwede Mantashe, a close ally of President Cyril Ramaphosa, says land ownership should be limited to 12,000 hectares.

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Sudan: 22 children drown as boat taking them to school sinks

The children were on their way to school when their boat capsized in rough waters.

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