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Nigeria: Pirates kidnap 12 crew members from Swiss ship

MV Glarus was travelling between Lagos and oil hub of Port Harcourt in the Niger Delta when it was boarded by pirates.

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Tunisia: Record rainfall causes deadly floods

At least four killed as torrential rains lash the north African country, flooding roads and damaging property.

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Death toll from clashes in Libya's Tripoli climbs to 96

Fighting between rival groups since August 26 has killed almost 100 people with families reportedly trapped in houses.

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Cholera kills 97 in Nigeria's northeast

More than 3,000 cholera cases have been recorded in the states of Yobe and Borno over the past two weeks.

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US air raid in Somalia kills 18 al-Shabab fighters

Deadly drone attack carried out after US and local forces on the ground came under attack.

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Ugandan pop star MP Bobi Wine arrested on arrival

Authorities in the East African country deny opposition legislator was arrested and say he was just 'escorted' home.

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Libya: ICRC warns of 'desperate' situation as fighting continues

Constant fighting and the destruction of infrastructure has created 'severe protracted crisis' in Libya, says Red Cross.

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eSwatini goes to polls as political parties remain banned

More than 500,000 voters will elect 55 members to parliament with the final authority remaining with the powerful king.

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Tanzania: Death toll increases in Lake Victoria ferry disaster

Rescue efforts continue as death toll hits 136 after boat suspected of carrying too many people capsized.

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Nigeria's young daughters are sold as 'money wives'

Girls as young as five are being sold to settle their parents' debt as part of a tradition known as 'money marriages'.

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