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Exiled Ethiopian opposition group holds talks with government

An exiled Ethiopian opposition party from the country’s restive Oromiya region said it had held talks with the government, a tentative step in its aim of returning to the political fold. 

The talks on Friday and Saturday followed pledges by Ethiopia’s new prime minister, Abiy Ahmed, to push through democratic reforms in the wake of unrest, mainly…

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Somalia's al Shabaab kills nine Kenyan soldiers: president

The Islamist militant group al Shabaab has killed nine Kenyan soldiers in Somalia, Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said on Monday.

The president’s office offered no other details on the incident that led to the soldiers’ deaths.

“Earlier today, I was appalled and saddened to learn that we had lost nine young patriots to a cowardly terrorist attack…

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Somalia's al Shabaab stones to death woman accused of having multiple husbands

Somalia’s al Shabaab insurgents stoned to death on Wednesday a woman it accused of having multiple husbands, residents of a town in the south of the country said. 

Residents of Sablale town in Lower Shabelle region gathered to witness the stoning of the woman, Shukri Abdullahi, 30, who allegedly had 11 husbands.

“Shukri Abdullahi and nine…

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Landslides kill 18 in Rwanda, death toll at 200 since January

Landslides caused by heavy rains killed at least 18 people in Rwanda’s Northern and Western province over the weekend, pushing the death toll since January to more than 200, a government official said.

The heavy rains on Sunday night killed 15 people in Western and Northern provinces, Philippe Habinshuti, director of response and recovery unit at…

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