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Patrick Njoroge: Kenya's new Central Bank governor turns down trappings of luxury for life in an Opus Dei commune and acts of penance

Kenyans, dismayed at the lavish lifestyles that their politicians and senior officials lead, have rapturously received the Yale-educated economist's appointment

Moroccan women go on trial in Inezgane... for wearing skirts

Pair could face up to two years in prison for 'public obscenity'

A soldier defends the village of Mabass, in the north of Cameroon

Boko Haram militants kill more than 200 people in a week after surge in violence

Bloodshed is said to be increasing due to an Isis directive to intensify violence during the holy month of Ramadan.

Gunman Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38 tourists at a beach resort in Sousse

Tunisia attack: Mother of gunman Seifeddine Rezgui says son was a 'victim' who was 'brainwashed'

Rezgui fatally shot 38 people on a beach in Sousse in late June

Amira Abase, 15, is said to be training with an all-female religious police brigade

Isis schoolgirl Amira Abase who fled London to join terrorists in Syria mocks victims of Tunisia massacre

The teenager simply said ‘loooool’ when she heard the news of the massacre

Tunisian police officers guard Imperial Marhaba hotel during visit of top security officials of Britain, France, Germany and Belgium in Sousse, Tunisia, Monday, June 29, 2015

Tunisia attack: Government declares state of emergency

President Beji Caid Essebsi is expected to address the nation

Tunisia’s Prime Minister Habib Essid, centre, observes a minute’s silence for the Sousse victims on Friday

Tunisia attack: Officials were warned of an imminent terrorist attack in Sousse – but did nothing

'Anarchy' in the security services is blamed for the failure

Members of the Tunisian security services stand guard during a memorial ceremony and minutes silence for the victims of a terror attack on a beach outside the Imperial Marhaba Hotel, in the popular tourist resort of Sousse, Tunisia

Tunisia attack: Hotelier who chased gunman Seifeddine Rezgui away from beach urges tourists to visit resorts and not let him 'win'

Seifeddine Rezgui killed 38 Western tourists outside the Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Sousse

Driver makes a miraculous escape after his car goes 'flying' into the roof of a house in Durban

No-one was injured in the dramatic crash in South Africa

Nigerian soldiers on patrol along the country's eastern border

Boko Haram militants 'spare nobody' in slaughter of entire village

Gunmen reportedly shot women preparing food and groups of men and young boys praying at a mosque

A Tunisian soldier guards the beach at the Riu Imperial Marhaba Hotel in Port el Kantaoui, on the outskirts of Sousse, in the wake of last week’s terrorist attack which killed 38 people

Tunisia attack: Senior government figure pleads 'help us fight jihadists' as nation seeks weapons and military hardware to battle Isis

Leader of Tunisia's ruling party has stark warning for the West: we're the last wall between Isis and Europe, so you leave us to fight them alone at your peril

Tourists place flowers in tribute to the people killed in the terror attack in Sousse, in which 38 people lost their lives

Tunisia attack: UK death toll from beach massacre confirmed as 30

The Government is encouraging schools and local authorities to observe a minute's silence on 3 July

A soldier defends the village of Mabass, in the north of Cameroon, from Boko Haram fighters. The extremist group has killed almost 100 people in Kukawa.

Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kill at least 97 people praying at mosques in Nigeria

The gunmen opened fire in the town of Kukawa

Armed police continue to patrol Marhaba beach in Sousse

Tunisian jihadists' hit list of targets over the summer revealed

Isis-linked social media sites reveal attack plans as security chiefs say Rezgui trained in same camp as Bardo gunmen

Islamic State militants launched a wide-scale coordinated assault on several military checkpoints in Egypt's Sinai
province on Wednesday

Isis in Egypt: Wave of attacks across country signals frightening upsurge in militant activity

Strikes against military and police targets in the Sinai province kill at least 64, presenting President Sisi with a serious challenge – and leaving the extremists mere miles from the Gaza Strip

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