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Latest update : 2017-10-17

Liberia's presidential election: Results trickle in as observers give thumbs-up

In tonight's edition: preliminary results trickle in after Liberia's election; DR Congo's electoral commission says presidential polls are delayed to 2019; and Amnesty International expresses concern over closed-door Boko Haram trials in Nigeria.

Results trickle in in Liberia, two days after the country voted in presidential elections. Meanwhile, international observers give the thumbs-up, saying there were no major concerns with the poll.

Also, DR Congo's electoral commission says long-awaited presidential elections won't take place until 2019 as there's too much still to organise.

And Amnesty International raises questions over the closed-door trials of Boko Haram suspects in Nigeria. Over 2,000 people are facing trial but the press and public have been banned.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Rochelle FERGUSON-BOUYAHI

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. At least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes erupt...

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2017-11-16 Morocco

President Mugabe meets with regional envoys and army chief

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe holds direct talks with the army who ousted him; parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls still in captivity say the...

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2017-11-15 Congo Brazzaville

Mugabe confined but 'safe' as army seizes power in Zimbabwe

In tonight's edition: the army seizes power in Zimbabwe, with President Mugabe confined but "safe"; the UN extends the mandate of a peacekeeping mission to the Central African...

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2017-11-14 Nigeria

Zimbabwe's army chief warns military could intervene to end Zanu-PF purges

In tonight's edition: there are fears in Zimbabwe that an unprecedented rift between the country's army chief and the president may come to a head; Amnesty International is...

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2017-11-13 Central African Republic

Vote-counting under way in Somaliland after first presidential poll in 7 years

In tonight's edition: votes are being tallied in Somaliland in the territory's first presidential election in seven years; a grenade attack on a concert in the Central African...

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