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  1. Week in pictures: From Yoga Day to CAR crisis
  2. Somali pirates target ships in the Indian Ocean

    Somali pirates target ships in the Indian Ocean

    Pirates appear to be making a comeback in the Indian Ocean. Attacks were common until warships from an international force launched a major crackdown five years ago. But the ambushing of four ships by Somali pirates has ended the relative calm Al Jazeera’s Mohammed Adow reports from Qandala in Somalia.

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  3. South Africa court allows secret Zuma confidence vote

    South Africa court allows secret Zuma confidence vote

    South Africa’s highest court has ruled that lawmakers can cast secret ballots in a confidence vote against President Jacob Zuma, an outcome the opposition hopes will pave the way for his ouster. The Constitutional Court ruled on Thursday that parliamentary speaker Baleka Mbete, a ruling African National Congress (ANC) member and Zuma ally, can decide […]

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  4. Car bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station

    Car bomb kills four outside Mogadishu police station

    At least four people have been killed in a car bomb attack outside a police station in Somalia’s capital Mogadishu, police said.  The bomb targeted the Waberi district police station on the busy Maka Almukarramah road, Major Mohamed Hussein told Reuters news agency. “A suicide car bomb exploded at the gate of Waberi district police […]

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  5. Niger’s water crisis hits farmers

    Niger’s water crisis hits farmers

    About half of Niger’s 20 million population have no access to a safe supply of drinking water. In the country’s most fertile region, Agadez, severe water shortages are causing farmers to struggle. And inadequate irrigation systems are helping to push food prices higher. Al Jazeera’s Hiba Morgan reports.

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  6. Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

    Congo peacekeepers accused of sex abuse to leave CAR

    About 600 troops from Congo Republic serving as UN peacekeepers in the Central African Republic will be returning home following allegations of sex abuse, the United Nations announced on Wednesday.    President Denis Sassou Nguesso‘s government “decided to withdraw” the troops deployed in the MINUSCA mission after the commander complained of misconduct, a UN statement said.    […]

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  7. South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

    South Sudan no longer in famine, but situation critical

    South Sudan no longer has areas in famine, but almost two million people are on the brink of starvation, the country’s government and the United Nations said in reports. The UN’s Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) and South Sudan’s National Bureau of Statistics said the situation remains critical, warning that an estimated six million people, half the […]

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  8. 'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

    'Around 100 killed' in CAR's Bria despite truce deal

    As many as 100 people may have been killed in a day of clashes between rival factions in the Central African Republic town of Bria, shortly after a truce deal was signed, the town’s mayor said. Bodies lay in the streets of Bria, around 580km northeast of the capital, Bangui, and dozens more people were […]

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  9. The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

    The world has abandoned South Sudanese refugees

    At just 37 years of age, Joyce has seen it all. She’s stared into the abyss of human cruelty and lived to tell the story. In September 2016, soldiers stormed her home in Kajo Keji, South Sudan, which she shared with her husband and their children. They tied her husband’s arms behind his back and […]

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  10. South Sudan: Half of population food insecure as disease toll escalates

    South Sudan: Half of population food insecure as disease toll escalates

    About half of South Sudan’s population are facing severe food shortages as its three-year civil war drags on. And that means easily preventable diseases are becoming fatal in the country. More than two million cases of malaria and 1,000 deaths from it – the biggest cause of death there – were recorded last year. Al […]

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