Africa’s top shots: 3-9 February 2017

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A selection of the best photos from across Africa this week. Image copyrightREUTERSImage captionSomali women sing in the capital, Mogadishu, on Thursday in celebration of Mohamed Abdullahi "Farmajo"...

PRINCESS AKOBUNDU EXPRESSES OPTIMISM ON GAINS OF THE AU SUMMIT AS HEADS OF STATES...

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By Lawrence Okoh, Abuja. Ahead of the meeting of African Heads of States and Government at the ongoing 38th Summit of Heads of States and Government organized by...

Cameroon bans ‘opposition’ TV channel

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The Cameroonian government says it has banned Southern Cameroons Broadcasting Corporation (SCBC TV) from the airwaves, but hasn’t been able to stop transmission. That’s because the channel is...

After the mudslides: Sierra Leone’s body collectors

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Freetown, Sierra Leone - A group of young men wearing protective suits and face masks pace the riverbanks looking for body parts. One of them removes his mask...

Nigerian military flight spotted at Banjul Int’l Airport

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A Nigerian military flight has been spotted at the Banjul international Airport in Yundum, credible sources have informed The Fatu network The flight that first landed...

Kenya Supreme Court criticizes election board in verdict on polls

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NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenyan police tear-gassed opposition supporters demonstrating near the Supreme Court on Wednesday as judges began to deliver a detailed ruling that criticized the election...

Senegal’s ex-President Wade steps down as MP

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Senegal's former President Abdoulaye Wade, who, at 91, successfully ran as an MP for an opposition collation in July's parliamentary elections, will not be taking up his...

Angola elects new president after 38 years of dos Santos rule

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ECOWAS leaders to meet in Accra to take ‘major decision’ on Gambia’s political impasse

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By Alhagie Jobe: Leaders from the sub-regional bloc, ECOWAS, are meeting in the Ghanaian capital, Accra, this Saturday, January 7th, 2017 to take what they call...

African Union satisfied with Angola elections preparations

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The African Union observer mission in Angola has expressed satisfaction with the preparations towards Wednesday’s elections in the oil-rich southern African country. The 40-member observer mission led by...