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Tanzania says gunmen kill 6 in ambush near Mozambique border

Unknown gunmen killed six farmers near Tanzania’s southern border with Mozambique, a senior police official said on Wednesday, amid growing concerns over Islamist militants in a poor region where foreign companies are developing gas deposits.

The ambush on Tuesday night, on an island in the Ruvuma River that forms the border between the two…

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South Sudan pres, ex-rebel leader to delay formation of unity govt - Uganda presidency

South Sudan’s president and a former rebel leader agreed on Thursday to delay the formation of a unity government for 100 days beyond the Nov. 12 deadline, according to a statement from Uganda’s presidency.

The statement was released after President Salva Kiir and opposition leader Riek Machar met in Uganda in a last-ditch effort to resolve…

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South Sudan's Kiir vows to honour peace deal army funding

South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Friday said a new delay to set up a power-sharing government was "endurable" as he vowed to honour a peace deal funding pledge for a unified army.

Kiir and rebel chief Riek Machar, whose fallout in 2013 sparked a conflict that has left hundreds of thousands dead, were granted an extension of 100 days to form a…

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South Sudan's Machar seeks delay to unity government


South Sudan's government is failing to push through a peace deal, the country's main opposition said, calling for a six-month delay in the formation of a unity administration.

The spokesman for former rebel leader Riek Machar said he did not believe he would be able to join a unity government on November 12 - a deadline agreed in September…

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