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14 Jun 2017
Protesters torched trains and smashed windows at Cape Town's central station on Monday (June 12) in frustration over delayed travel services.
13 Jun 2017
15 people are reported missing after a seven-storey building collapsed in a suburb of Nairobi.
9 Jun 2017
Fires near Cape Town force evacuations - local media reports
8 Jun 2017
Four Tanzanian children with albinism visit the U.S. to get prosthetic limbs to replace those hacked off in superstition-driven attacks in their home country.
5 Jun 2017
Africa's longest suspension bridge, which is being built and financed by China at a cost of more than $750 million, is under construction in Maputo and dazzling many, but this feat of engineering is also sparking controversy.
3 Jun 2017
Lesotho goes to the polls only two years after the previous general election.
1 Jun 2017
Residents in the South African city of Cape Town are cutting back on water consumption, as a two-year drought takes its toll.
31 May 2017
South Africa has seen an explosion of anger in recent weeks -- with township residents burning tyres and attacking police over a lack of employment, shortages of electricity and water, as well as sub-standard education and healthcare.
29 May 2017
For the past four years, South Sudan, the world's youngest nation, has been torn apart by civil war. Two tribes are fighting each other, and their soldiers burn and steal any crops they come across. Famine is being used as a weapon of war.
29 May 2017
Overcrowded hospitals, exhausted staff and, disgruntled patients... Tunisia's public health sector is struggling to heal its many maladies.
28 May 2017
Kenyan opposition politician Raila Odinga and his running mate Kalonzo Musyoka present their election documents to the Independent Electoral and Boundaries Commission ahead of the presidential election in August.
28 May 2017
Residents of Khartoum break the fast on the first day of Ramadan by enjoying the traditional dish assida, a porridge-like lump served with stews, in the street with neighbours and passers-by.

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