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Cyclone Kenneth: Mozambique storm downgraded but heavy rains feared

Image copyright Wfp Image caption The cyclone hit the northern province of Cabo Delgado on Thursday evening Cyclone Kenneth, which made landfall in Mozambique on Thursday, has been downgraded after winds weakened, but heavy rainfall is expected for days. Mozambique was still recovering from Cyclone Idai, which killed more than …

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What we’ve learnt about Africa, freedom and security

Image copyright Getty Images Image caption Ethiopians attending a political rally after reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed came to power Africans are willing to give up their freedom to move around where they like and say what they think, and are willing to be watched if it means they get …

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Sudan crisis: ‘Million-strong march’ for civilian rule

Image copyright EPA Image caption Thousands have gathered in Khartoum despite resignations from Sudan’s ruling military council Thousands of protesters have filled the streets of Khartoum calling for an end to the country’s military council. Many had travelled in from across Sudan to take part in the “million-strong march” for …

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North Korea summit: Kim accuses US of ‘bad faith’

Media captionPutin and Kim toast at the summit in Vladivostok North Korean leader Kim Jong-un has accused the US of acting in “bad faith” during the summit earlier this year with President Donald Trump, according to the Korean Central News Agency. He also said peace in the Korean peninsula would …

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Cyprus: Man confesses to killing seven women and girls

Image copyright EPA Image caption Police and rescue vehicles have been investigating the area where one of the bodies was found, near the village of Orounta in Cyprus A man in Cyprus has confessed to murdering seven women and girls in what local media have called the island’s “first serial …

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Cyclone Kenneth: Storm-battered Mozambique hit again

Media captionNick Miller reports on the impacts expected from Cyclone Kenneth Cyclone Kenneth has made landfall in northern Mozambique, a country still recovering from another huge storm. The cyclone has weakened in the past few hours but is forecast to cause flooding and bring storm surges of up to 5m …

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