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Armed gang kills at least 23 in northwest Burundi

"We have already counted 23 people killed, including men, women and children, but the toll could increase as we continue to search for victims," ​​the official told AFP on condition of anonymity.

France confirms Libya’s Haftar is treated in a Paris hospital

French Foreign Minister Jean-Yves Le Drian has confirmed that Libya’s strongman Khalifa Haftar was admitted to a hospital near Paris and that his health condition was improving.

Cameroon acquits former mayor of working with Boko Haram

A former mayor in Cameroon arrested in September 2014 for alleged complicity with Boko Haram was acquitted Thursday, a week after a Radio France International correspondent was released on terrorism charges.

Cameroon frees US professor held for criticizing government

A New York literature professor held in the Central African nation of Cameroon since early this month for criticizing the government was released Wednesday, his lawyer said.

Protesters keep up pressure on Togo president

Protesters in Togo showed no signs of relenting in their bid to oust President Faure Gnassingbe on Thursday, taking to the streets for a second day as the opposition outlined conditions for talks with the government.

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Ander Herrera: Manchester United ‘better team by far’ in FA Cup final against Chelsea

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