Liberia seeks US assistance in tracking missing millions

The U.S. government is considering helping Liberia track down more than $100 million in missing cash, an embassy spokesman said, in a case that has triggered a political crisis in the country.

Coordinated anti-govt protests in Malawi against corruption

Civil Society Organisations, under the banner of the Human Rights Defenders Coalition (HRDC), have held a series of protests across four cities in Malawi demanding government action on corruption.

Why pancakes have upset Moroccans

Pancakes are causing an upset in Morocco – not because of their taste but because of what they are called.

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Nigeria has suspended plans to relaunch its national airline two months after the attempt to revive the carrier was announced.

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Equatorial Guinea demands Brazil returns seized $16m

Equatorial Guinea has demanded that Brazil hand back more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches confiscated from a delegation accompanying the president's son, Teodorin Nguema Obiang.

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Uganda bans rallies by supporters of pop star ahead of his return from U.S

Uganda on Wednesday banned rallies to welcome a prominent opponent of President Yoweri Museveni home from the United States where he received treatment for injuries he said were sustained during torture by security forces.

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Cameroon issues travel ban on English speakers in the country

The needless deaths in Cameroon stems from a “useless, senseless civil war.”

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Kenya sniffer dogs fail to detect drugs

A demonstration by elite sniffer dogs in Kenya's capital, Nairobi, on Monday went awry when the animals failed to detect illicit goods.

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South Africa legalises cannabis use

South Africa's highest court has legalised the use of cannabis by adults in private places.

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Two jets go missing at Lagos airport

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Ethiopia detains '200 over deadly attacks'

The number of people detained over the deadly violence which broke out on the outskirts of Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa, on Saturday has risen to 200, police are quoted by the state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate as saying.

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Why three South African firefighters died from lack of water

The death of three firemen in South Africa has shocked the country, with many feeling the blaze at a 26-floor government building in Johannesburg reveals a reckless attitude to health and safety by elected officials.

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Teodorin Obiang: '$16m seized' from E Guinea leader's son

Authorities in Brazil have seized more than $16m (£12m) worth of cash and luxury watches from a delegation accompanying Teodorin Nguema Obiang, vice-president of Equatorial Guinea, local media report.

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