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Kenya’s opposition alliance names former prime minister Raila Odinga as its presidential candidate+++Thousands take to the streets to mark freedom day in South Africa with more calls for President Zuma to resign+++A Senegalese court upholds the life sentence for former Chadian president Hissene Habre
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Zambia court rejects a bid to have treason charges against opposition leader Hakainde Hichilema dropped+++US special forces begin to pull out of CAR ending the hunt for LRA warlord Joseph Kony+++Sudan accuses South Sudan of plotting to topple President Omar Hassan El Bashir’s administration in Khartoum
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Looks like 2017 is the year of elections as Britain decides to go to the polls this June. But are the politicians risking election fatigue?+++In Turkey, divisions continue following a referendum to extend President Erdogan's powers+++ Italy inaugurates its first Muslim think tank
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Zimbabwe's Tsvangirai and Mujuru form an Alliance, but is it a marriage of convenience?+++ The rise of political tensions in Kenya as the general election draws closer+++ Germany’s Achim Steiner is the new head of UNDP.
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Nigeria's president bows to pressure, suspends top officials over corruption allegations+++60 aid workers evacuated from Jonglei in South Sudan over insecurity+++Uganda winds up operation against Lord's Resistance Army
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Cameroonians stage ‘silent protest’ to demand internet+++ Erdogan wins a referendum to increase his powers as opposition challenge the results+++ And a group of young people in Ghana create awareness of autism.
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During the nineteenth century, Germany embarked on a colonization program. Germany took over countries like Cameroon, Uganda, Namibia, and Tanzania. A new exhibition called "That, around which the Universe Revolves" recently opened in Düsseldorf. It is traveling between African countries and Germany exploring the colonial past. Wanjiku Mwaura brings this report.
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In this week's edition, you get to know on the new evidence in Nigeria corruption oil probe as leaked emails purport to show the role played by Shell and Eni companies. +++ Serbians remain on the streets to protest the victory of the current prime minister Aleksandar Vucic who is about to become the country's president +++And France presidential campaign enters its final stages
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The UK says South Sudan civil war amounts to genocide +++ UN accused of not neglecting child victims of sexual abuse in the Central African Republic +++ US and Russia continue to back opposing sides in Syria
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Protests in South Africa against President Jacob Zuma +++ German authorities arrest one suspect in connection with the Borussia Dortmund's team bus attack +++Zambian opposition leader charged with treason.