Fifteen people died in Abidjan, Ivory Coast's economic capital, during flooding caused by torrential rain overnight, Interior Minister Sidiki Diakite said on Tuesday.
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At least ten Tanzanian army reservists were killed on Thursday when their overcrowded and dilapidated bus overturned in the south of the country, police and witnesses said. The army had rented the bus to transport 210 reservists to a training camp when it crashed in Igodima in Mbeya region. Regional police commander Mussa Taibu blamed…
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Former Congolese vice president Jean-Pierre Bemba will know on Wednesday "by the latest" whether he will be freed following his acquittal last week on warcrimes charges, the International Criminal Court (ICC) said on Tuesday.
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Ibrahim Abiriga, a leading politician from Uganda's ruling National Resistance Movement (NRM) party, was shot dead Friday along with his bodyguard, police said. Abiriga, known for wearing all-yellow suits and driving around in a yellow VW Beetle -- the colour of President Yoweri Museveni's NRM party -- was "assassinated this evening near his home in…
Three Malian soldiers and 13 "terrorists" were killed in fighting at an army camp in central Mali on Saturday, the defence ministry said.The troops "repelled a terrorist attack in the early morning," in the central town of Boni," the ministry said.