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The multinational effort to stave off an encroaching takeover by extremists in the part of…

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Africa’s political dynasties: How presidents groom their sons for power

Congo-Brazzaville’s President Denis Sassou-Nguesso has appointed his son Denis-Christel as a cabinet minister – a…

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People desperate to flee a town in northern Mozambique following a jihadist attack have had…

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In our series of letters from African writers, Nigerian journalist and novelist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani…