Former Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Appears at War Crimes Court

A captured Ugandan rebel commander made his first public appearance Monday at a hearing before the International Criminal Court, where he stands accused of crimes including murder and enslavement. +

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    Former Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Appears at War Crimes Court

    A captured Ugandan rebel commander made his first public appearance Monday at a hearing before the International Criminal Court, where he stands accused of crimes including murder and enslavement. +

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    Screw the west, African Union To Tackle Boko Haram Threat On Its Own

    Ghana’s President John Mahama has said he and other African leaders will discuss plans next week to “deal permanently” with Boko Haram militants. He said he wanted African Un +

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    Boko Haram attacks Cameroon military base

    Nigerian Boko Haram Islamists launched an attack Monday on a military base in northwest Cameroon, forcing many to flee the area, the official sources said. +

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    South Africa 1-0 Zambia

    The winger struck in the second half to ensure the home side continue their good run of form ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.Thuso Phala kept South Africa's winning run going ahead of the Af +

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    Key Al-Shabab Commander Captured

    Authorities in Somalia say they have captured one of the most wanted al-Shabab commanders. +

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    18 murdered in fresh wave of violence in Central African Republic

    At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured in fresh attacks in the Central African Republic, where dozens have died in a new flare-up in inter-ethnic violence, officials said Tuesday. +

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    Buhari to face Jonathan again in Nigerian presidential vote

    Lagos - Next year's presidential election in Nigeria will be a repeat of the last vote four years ago, with former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari taking on incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. +

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Former Lord’s Resistance Army Commander Appears at War Crimes Court

A captured Ugandan rebel commander made his first public appearance Monday at a hearing before the International Criminal Court, where he stands accused of crimes including murder and enslavement.< +

Screw the west, African Union To Tackle Boko Haram Threat On Its Own

Ghana’s President John Mahama has said he and other African leaders will discuss plans next week to “deal permanently” with Boko Haram militants. He said he wanted African Un +

Boko Haram attacks Cameroon military base

Nigerian Boko Haram Islamists launched an attack Monday on a military base in northwest Cameroon, forcing many to flee the area, the official sources said.

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South Africa 1-0 Zambia

The winger struck in the second half to ensure the home side continue their good run of form ahead of the Africa Cup of Nations.Thuso Phala kept South Africa's winning run going ahead of the Af +

Key Al-Shabab Commander Captured

Authorities in Somalia say they have captured one of the most wanted al-Shabab commanders. +

18 murdered in fresh wave of violence in Central African Republic

At least 18 people have been killed and dozens injured in fresh attacks in the Central African Republic, where dozens have died in a new flare-up in inter-ethnic violence, officials said Tuesday.+

Buhari to face Jonathan again in Nigerian presidential vote

Lagos - Next year's presidential election in Nigeria will be a repeat of the last vote four years ago, with former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari taking on incumbent Goodluck Jonathan. +

Africa Cup of Nations draw serves up Group of Death

Even by the standards of the Africa Cup of Nations’ long history, the last few weeks have been a particularly turbulent period. +