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Britons warned to avoid terror-affected parts of Kenyan coast after latest spate of attacks leaves 22 dead

FCO advises against all but essential travel due to ‘high threat of terrorism including kidnapping’

Ghana’s national costume has been 'crowded out' by Primark cast-offs, say cultural experts

Traditional garments replaced are by ‘Obroni Wawu’ – the dress of the dead white man

De Kock confessed to crimes and was sentenced two life terms plus another 212 years

Oscar Pistorius: Defence closes case in athlete's murder trial

Pistorius murder trial has been adjourned until 7 August for closing arguments ahead of verdict

Ebola outbreak: Concerns disease could have spread to Ghana as US citizen tested

There is no known cure for the disease that has killed at least 467 people

Egypt's new president al-Sisi said he wished the journalists had never stood trial

Egypt's President al-Sisi 'regrets jailing of Al Jazeera journalists,' wishes they were deported instead

The new president has publicly lamented the sentences, saying he would have preferred they didn't stand trial at all

Pistorius' lawyer says the broadcasting of the leaked footage was 'illegal'

Australian network defends showing leaked Pistorius re-enactment that lawyer says was 'obtained illegally'

Athlete's legal team say the broadcasting of the footage breaches non-disclosure agreements and is an invasion of the family's privacy

June Steenkamp attends the trial on Souh African paralympian Oscar Pistorius before his murder trial was postponed at the high court in Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius trial: Why Reeva Steenkamp's mother June says she's 'forgiven' the athlete

'It’s important for him to know I’m there, that Reeva’s mother who gave birth to her and loved her, is there for her,' June told Hello!

Boko Haram released a video purporting to show the missing girls abducted from Chibok in northern Nigeria almost four weeks ago. Only 130 of the 223 girls still missing are shown

Kidnapped Nigerian girls 'escape from Boko Haram abductors'

More than 60 women and girls abducted by the Boko Haram Islamist militant group in Nigeria have managed to escape, according to reports.

Angry taxi drivers queue up at petrol stations in Cairo

Egyptian taxi drivers strike over 78 per cent fuel price rise

Egyptian taxi drivers went on strike yesterday to protest against an increase in fuel prices of up to 78 per cent.

Blood stains at the police station in Gamba which was attacked on Saturday

Somali gunmen kill 29 people in raids on two Kenyan coastal areas

Suspected Islamist militants attack police station and free Muslim prisoners from cells

Oscar Pistorius trial: Leaked footage shows Paralympian re-enacting Reeva Steenkamp shooting

Video shows the 27-year-old Paralympian running without his prosthetic legs and pretending to hold a gun, while another clip shows him carrying a woman out of a bathroom

The attacks left at least 18 people dead, according to reports

Al-Shabab claims responsibility after 18 people killed in Kenya

Dozens of terrorist gunmen were involved in two attacks just off the Kenyan coast

The Somali parliament building in Mogadishu.

Somali parliament blast: At least one person killed in Mogadishu car bomb attack

Al Shabaab Islamist militants have claimed responsibility for the attack

Phyllis Omido worked at the plant in an office; when her son became ill his blood was found to contain excessive levels of lead

The mother who defied threats to take on the factory spewing out toxin

Families in a Kenyan slum were slowly succumbing to lead poisoning from a smelting plant until Phyllis Omido campaigned for its closure

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