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    Nigerian army 'inflicts heavy casualties' on Boko Haram

    The rebels tried to storm the town on Monday morning, officials said

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    Lesotho PM heading home after 'coup'

    Regional mediators seek to reinstall Tom Thabane to power

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Transnational terrorism has become an existential threat

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A familiar tale of ostracism, stigma and exploitation

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Should South Africa sort out the military confusion in Lesotho?

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    The sight of armies fleeing from barefoot rebels is not edifying

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    Investing in better healthcare systems will save us from unwanted viruses

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    26 year old Levy fondly remembers his path to success

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  • Making jewellery from e-waste

    A former Kenyan street boy earns a living making jewellery from e-waste

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  • Putting out Mogadishu's fires

    Mohamed runs the city's first emergency response and fire services after the civil war

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  • Hargeisa, bustling capital of a country free of aid

    African city confirms that countries can do without aid

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  • Sudanese arts centre stands up against war

    Using social media, the activists preach of a better future than bloodshed

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  • Doris Lessing bequeaths book collection to Harare city library

    The Nobel literature laureate lived for many years in Zimbabwe

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