Sierra Leone set for March 27 presidential runoff after opposition leader Julius Maada Bio scores wafer-thin lead in first round

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16 August 2018
Proposed no-confidence motion against the speaker of Parliament has "failed" to get enough support after 16 signatories reversed their decision leaving proponents with 91 signatures, 1 short of the required number - MPs.
Mali: MSA and GATIA indeed recovered a vehicle and arms amidst operations past days southwest of Ménaka, seized by ISGS from US Green Berets on October 4, 2017 in Tongo Tongo, Niger5 month ago
Mali: MSA and GATIA indeed recovered a vehicle and arms amidst operations past days southwest of Ménaka, seized by ISGS from US Green Berets on October 4, 2017 in Tongo Tongo, Niger
Sierra Leone set for March 27 presidential runoff after opposition leader Julius Maada Bio scores wafer-thin lead in first round
25 villagers killed by suspected herders in central Nigeria's Plateau state - latest deaths in a bout of violence linked to land, water and grazing rights
A 100+ Somali MPs signed up a motion of no-confidence in the speaker of Lower House of Parliament Mohamed Osman Jawari - multiple sources. MPs accused Jawari of impeding constitutional review process, power abuse and suppressing opinions of lawmakers; Jawari says move is illegal.
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Earthquake of magnitude 5.0 - 65km NNW of Khorixas, Namibia
Important: Egypt, Sudan, and Ethiopia will meet April 4-5 to discuss Renaissance Dam project. Meeting will include the Ministers of Foreign Affairs, Ministers of Irrigation, and the Heads of Intelligence for all 3 countries.
Photos: Pres @M_Farmaajo observes graduation of about 600 Darawish paramilitary forces. Mogadishu
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Tuareg rebels claim recovery of US military vehicle in Niger ambush which killed 4 American
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At least 30 dead in clashes in eastern DR Congo: officials
Police launch manhunt after three killed in Limpopo5 month ago
Police launch manhunt after three killed in Limpopo
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Reports of clashes between Al-Shabab and Somali regional forces in two separate zones: At least 5 regional forces and 4 militants died in clashes east of Huddur, Bakool region. Separately 4 militants killed during fighting w security forces in Sanguni, Lower Jubba, 1 killed as well.
President @M_Farmaajo has reportedly "moved into" the Ministry of Defense where army restructuring efforts are taking place. The MoD has as many as 27 sub-departments with some doing overlapping tasks; admin officer was fired only to be reappointed by a different officer, sources say
Somaliland parliament denounces Somali federal parliament's decision to nullify port deals with DP World. Somaliland parliament says move is "belligerent and illegal", reiterates support for the tripartite deal. Somaliland parliament warns move could destabilise region
Bus crash kills 38 in Ethiopia: state media
LNA forces deployed to Kufra to help secure the region, re-open roads and stabilize the region.
Madagascar summons US ambassador after the embassy commented on a court decision that left dairy cows unattended and without food
Tillerson says steps being taken should allow U.S. to 'normalize travel relationship with Chad' following ban
Somali national army radio is reporting that security forces have 'killed' son of Al-Shabab leader identified as "Hassan Ahmed Abu Ubaidah" in an operation in Lower Shabelle region last night, no indecent confirmation yet
Sec of @StateDept Tillerson arrived Chad heading to meeting with President Deby at the Presidential Palace, followed by the news conference.
Somali parliament decides to prevent the company of ports Dubai to work in Somalia
Raila Odinga arrives in Athi River to attend NASA meeting
Bloomberg reporting that Secretary Tillerson, after taking Saturday off due to illness during his Nairobi visit, is cutting his first Africa tour short to return to Washington because of pressing business there
Ethiopian soldiers accidentally killed 9 civilians and injured 12 others in a military operation targeting insurgent militants, state media announced on Sunday
China supports current diplomatic efforts to resolve North Korea nuke issues
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[email protected]: "African-American unemployment has reached the lowest level in history."
Six Govt soldiers killed one injured in a powerful remote-controlled IED explosion near Mogadishu, Saturday: Security sources
U.S.'s Tillerson 'not feeling well', cancels activities in Kenya
Somali president @M_Farmaajo to pay a state visit to Qatar, amid strained Somalia - UAE relations. Somalia
Mali: 4 Malian soldiers reportedly killed by IED detonation that struck the vehicle they were travelling last night around 20h near Nantaka, axis Mopti-Dialloube5 month ago
Mali: 4 Malian soldiers reportedly killed by IED detonation that struck the vehicle they were travelling last night around 20h near Nantaka, axis Mopti-Dialloube
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