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Video: Human Rights Watch spoke to over 46 witnesses and victims of Boko Haram abductions, including those who escaped from the Chibok secondary school abduction

Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot at his home in Vosloorus, a township 20km south of Johannesburg

Senzo Meyiwa dead: Tributes paid to goalkeeper as sporting world mourns loss of Bafana Bafana captain

Meyiwa was fatally shot when protecting his girlfriend against two gunmen who entered his house in Johannesburg on Sunday night

Senzo Robert Meyiwa makes a diving save against Australia during their friendly soccer match in Sydney

Senzo Meyiwa shot dead: South African president leads tributes to national football team captain

Police said there was an 'altercation' at the home of singer and actress Kelly Khumalo on Sunday night, during which the 27-year-old goalkeeper was fatally shot

Al-Sisi launches three days of mourning following the two attacks in the Sinai Peninsula

Egypt halts peace talks after attack on Sinai

Egypt announced yesterday that it was postponing the talks in Cairo aimed at cementing the Gaza dispute ceasefire, after it closed its border with the Palestinian enclave in response to deadly attacks in Egypt’s Sinai Peninsula.

Orlando Pirates captain Senzo Meyiwa died after being shot at his home in Vosloorus, a township 20km south of Johannesburg

Senzo Meyiwa shot dead: South Africa captain killed 'protecting girlfriend Kelly Khumalo from burglars'

There was an 'altercation' after several men entered the singer's house in Vosloorus near Johannesburg on Sunday, police said

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi has vowed to take drastic measures to uproot the militants

Egypt crisis: Sisi vows to uproot militants after checkpoint killings

Mr Sisi said there are foreign powers that want to 'break the back of Egypt'

Tunisians will vote for their first five-year parliament since they overthrew dictator Zine el-Abidine Ben Ali in 2011

Tunisia falls out of love with democracy - right on the eve of elections

Polling shows support for democracy has dropped from 63 per cent in 2012 to 48 per cent

No kissing or sex allowed, Zimbabwe tells students

Students at the University of Zimbabwe face expulsion should they break new rules

Egypt: Double attack in Sinai kills 33 as al-Sisi expresses serious concerns over Islamists

Egypt offers to train anti-militant, pro-government Libyan forces while it tries to contain the Sinai insurgency

Oscar Pistorius arrives at the High Court for the second day of sentencing in his murder trial in Pretoria

Oscar Pistorius was 'gun-toting', 'trigger-happy' and 'combustible', says Reeva Steenkamp's mother

June Steenkamp says she was 'unmoved' by athlete's apology

Egypt declares state of emergency in Sinai after checkpoint attack kills at least 30 soldiers

'Well-planned' began with a car bomb which may have been set off by a suicide attacker

Health workers dressed in protective clothing in Liberia, one of six West African nations to be affected by Ebola.

Ebola outbreak: Two-year-old dies of virus in Mali

Mali is now the sixth West African country to record a case of the disease.

Health workers carry the body of a suspected Ebola victim in Bomi county on the outskirts of Monrovia, Liberia

Ebola outbreak: Virus to kill 67,000 in Monrovia by December, claims academic study

Experts say international commitments to combat the virus are 'grossly inadequate'

A carpenter makes coffins in New Kru in Monrovia, Liberia

Ebola outbreak: Quarantine camps in West Africa at breaking-point

Break-out attempts as food shortages add to inmates’ desperation

Andargachew “Andy” Tsege from London was seized at an airport in Yemen in June

David Cameron writes to Ethiopian PM on behalf of British political dissident on death row

Andargachew “Andy” Tsege, a critic of the Ethiopian regime, was kidnapped in Yemen

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'Jilan killed herself in the bathroom. She cut her wrists and hanged herself'

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