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South Sudanese SPLA soldiers are pictured in Pageri in Eastern Equatoria state, last week

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Like many conflicts, the start of the South Sudanese civil war began as little more than a row between two men, albeit two powerful leaders in the world’s newest nation.

African leaders watch President Salva Kiir sign the accord

South Sudan President signs peace deal to end bloody civil war

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Cecil the lion was shot by a hunter last month (AP)

Lion kills safari guide in the Zimbabwe national park where Cecil was shot dead

Pollice said: 'One of the lions had cubs and they became hostile'

Adama Sankoh who contracted Ebola after her son died from the disease late last month stands with health officials the moment after she was discharged

Final Ebola patient discharged in Sierra Leone as countdown begins to country being declared free of disease

Adama Sankoh contracted the illness after her son died from it

Lukhanyo Mjila at Monwabisi beach in Khayelitsha township, Western Cape

Waves for Change: How surf therapy is helping South Africa's most deprived children

Many of the children growing up amid disorder and violence in some of Cape Town’s most deprived areas can’t even swim. So what’s one Brit expat doing taking them into the surf? Lena Corner reports
Mohamed Badie and 13 others were sentenced to life in jail on charges of murder and inciting violence

Muslim Brotherhood leader Mohamed Badie sentenced to 'life in prison' - on top of death sentence

Sentence over the killing of five people in an attack on a police station in 2013

Kenya's makeshift goldmines: Can Fairtrade do for our jewellery what it did for our bananas?

In Kenya’s makeshift gold mines, men and women scrabble to make a living in appalling conditions. It is crying out for a code of conduct, which is where Fairtrade has stepped in, as James Ashton reports
Ensaf Haidar, pictured, said the case of Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkhaitir risked being forgotten by the international community

Raif Badawi: Wife of Saudi blogger launches campaign to free African writer on death row for criticising prophet Mohamed

Exclusive: Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkhaitir was arrested in January last year

The Palais de la Republique in Nouakcott, the capital of Mauritania

Millions of people rallied to the support of Raif Badawi – who will care for a poor young man in Mauritania?

Mohamed Cheikh Ould Mkhaitir is set to be executed for a piece defending the rights of his people

Cairo bomb: Six hurt as massive blast destroys part of security building in suburb of Egyptian capital

The blast could reportedly be heard across the city

Three policeman have been shot at on the outskirts of Sousse

Tunisia shooting: One dead after two men on a motorcycle open fire on three police officers in Sousse

Authorities have said a search is underway for the attackers who struck in the city where a gunman killed 38 holidaymakers in June

Egypt makes it illegal for journalists to contradict official account of terror attacks

Under new laws, trials for suspected Islamist militants could be fast-tracked through special courts

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