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1. 07-15 'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior Demba Diop, Dakar, Senegal
C. 06-18 Mali attack: Two dead as gunmen storm tourist resort Le Campement Kangaba, Mali
D. 06-01 Over 40 people 'die of thirst' in Sahara Desert Dirkou, Niger
E. 05-14 Ivory Coast Army 'to restore order' after mutiny Ivory Coast
05-06 83 Chibok girls have been released Banki, Borno, Northern Nigeria
G. 03-19 Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident Kintampo, Ghana
7. 02-05 AFCON: Unfancied Cameroon shocks Egypt to win fifth title Gabon
8. 02-02 Cameroon shocks Ghana to reach the final Gabon
9. 02-01 Egypt through to final after 44-year-old El-Hadary's heroics Stade d'Angondje, Libreville, Gabon

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Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died
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2015 2015
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Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins
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2015 2015
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Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died
Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State
2014
'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack
Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'
Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram...
'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school
Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain
W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
Air Algerie says missing plane likely cras...
Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths'
Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-yea...
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'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack
Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100'
2013
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2013 2013
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French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu
Islamist rebels gaining ground in Mali
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2012
Charles Taylor aided S Leone war crimes
Official: Bombings kill 156 in Nigerian city
Nigeria hit by string of attacks
Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building
Nigeria fury at fuel price rises
Charles Taylor aided S Leone war crimes
Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali
Official: Bombings kill 156 in Nigerian city
Nigeria hit by string of attacks
2011
Churches bombed on Christmas Day
Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital
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Libya army convoy reaches Niger
Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win'
Laurent Gbagbo captured
Libya army convoy reaches Niger
Churches bombed on Christmas Day
Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital
2010
Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
Togo football team bus attacked
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2010 2010
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Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
Ivorian crisis as rivals sworn in
Military coup ousts president
Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds
2009
President shot dead
600,000 hit by flooding
Obama's trip sends message to Africa
Islamist attacks spread
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2009 2009
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2008
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2008 2008
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Flood misery hits arc of Africa
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2007 2007
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2007 2007
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2007 2007
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2006
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2006 2006
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Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
Main parties sign Darfur accord
Taylor on flight back to Liberia
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2006 2006
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2002 2002
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1,800 people died as ferry sinks
Lagos blasts leave 500 dead
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Boko Haram suspects tortured in Cameroon 'Eight dead' in wall collapse at Senegal's Demba Dior Mali attack: Two dead as gunmen storm tourist resort   83 Chibok girls have been released Map of Banki Borno Nigeria


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Wed.   Cameroon
Jul. 15   Senegal


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Jun.18   Mali
Jun.1  Niger  Over 40 people 'die of thirst' in Sahara Desert


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May.6   Northern Nigeria  
  Eighty-three schoolgirls kidnapped three years ago by Boko Haram extremists in northern Nigeria have been released into military custody


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Mar.19  Ghana  Ghana waterfall: Many dead in Kintampo freak tree accident

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Jan.22  Gambia  Gambia 'missing millions' after Jammeh flies into exile Jan.21   Gambia   Ex-President Yahya Jammeh leaves Gambia
Map of Gambia
  Gambia's former President Yahya Jammeh has left the country in the wake of elections that ousted him after 22 years in power
Jan.19  Gambia  Jammeh given last chance to resign as troops close in Jan.18   Gambia Gambia's President Jammeh refuses to leave office as deadline passes Jan.17  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria air strike error kills dozens in refugee camp

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Dec.10  Nigeria  Nigeria Uyo: Scores dead in church collapse Dec.9   Gambia   Gambia leader Yahya Jammeh rejects election result
Map of Gambia  Speaking on state TV, Jammeh has rejected the result of the presidential election held earlier this month, a week after admitting defeat Dec.2  Gambia  Gambia's Adama Barrow says shock win heralds 'new hope'

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May.18   Nigeria     Chibok girls: Kidnapped schoolgirl found in Nigeria   One of the missing Chibok schoolgirls has been found in Nigeria, activists say, the first to be rescued since their capture two years ago

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Apr.13   Nigeria Chibok girls 'shown alive' in Boko Haram video


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Mar.13   Ivory Coast   Ivory Coast: Shooting at Grand Bassam beach resort   Gunmen have attacked a hotel at the beach resort of Grand Bassam and fired on guests, with casualties reported

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Jan.16   Burkina Faso Foreigners killed at Burkina Faso luxury hotel


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Dec.24   Nigeria Nigeria gas explosion kills more than 100 people
Nov.20   Mali   Mali hotel hostage stand-off over, 20 died   An attack by suspected Islamist militants who took 170 people hostage at Radisson Blue Hotel in the Malian capital is over Jun.4  Ghana  Ghana petrol station inferno kills 150 in Accra Mar.31   Nigeria   Nigeria election: Muhammadu Buhari wins   Former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a presidential election in Nigeria Mar.7   Nigeria     Boko Haram pledge to Islamic State   Nigerian militant group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to Islamic State (IS), according to an audio statement Jan.25  Nigeria  Boko Haram attacks northeastern Nigerian city Jan.17  Niger  Charlie Hebdo: Niger protesters set churches on fire Jan.12   Northern Nigeria     Boko Haram's 'deadliest massacre' reportedly kills 2,000 Map of Baga Nigeria  Local officials reported death tolls ranging from hundreds to as many as 2,000 people. The gunmen unloaded motorcycles and followed in pursuit

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Dec.29  Scotland  Scotland confirms case of Ebola Dec.18  Northern Nigeria  '200 villagers' kidnapped in Nigeria Nov.28   Northern Nigeria 'Dozens die' in Nigeria mosque attack
Nov.14  Northern Nigeria  Islamic extremists seize hometown of kidnapped schoolgirls Nov.12  Mali  Mali reports 2 new Ebola deaths in capital Nov.10  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram suspected in suicide bomb at school, 48 dead Nov.7  Liberia  MSF confirms Liberia Ebola decline Oct.31   Burkina Faso   Burkina Faso president relinquishes 27-year rule after protests Map of Ouagadougou Burkina Faso  Blaise Compaore stepped down in the wake of demonstrations demanding his ouster. Army General Honore Traore staff assumed power Oct.30  Burkina Faso  Burkina Faso president defies calls to step down Oct.29  New England  Ebola quarantine test looms in US  Liberia  Ebola crisis: Infections 'slowing in Liberia' Oct.25   West Africa     Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
  The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak has exceeded 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization says in its latest report. Oct.23  Manhattan  NY doctor Craig Spencer tests positive  Mali  First Ebola case in Mali confirmed Oct.17  Nigeria  Boko Haram reach ceasefire deal, kidnapped girls to go free Oct.15  Dallas  Passenger alert over US Ebola nurse Oct.12  Dallas  Positive Ebola test at US hospital Oct.6   Madrid Nurse infected with Ebola in Spain Sep.30   Dallas First Ebola case diagnosed in the US Sep.26   West Africa     W Africa Ebola deaths 'pass 3,000'
  The death toll from the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has passed 3,000, the World Health Organization (WHO) says Sep.5   Sierra Leone Sierra Leone declares Ebola lockdown Aug.17  Liberia  Protesters attack Liberia Ebola unit Aug.15  Northern Nigeria  Boko Haram suspected of abducting more than 50 villagers Aug.6  Liberia  Liberia's president declares state of emergency over Ebola Jul.24   Mali   Air Algerie says missing plane likely crashed in Mali   An Air Algerie flight with at least 116 people on board which dropped off the radar in the early hours of Thursday has apparently crashed in... May.26  Nigeria  Nigeria army 'knows where girls are' May.20   Nigeria Nigeria bombings toll 'passes 100' May.12   Northern Nigeria Nigeria kidnapped girls 'shown in Boko Haram video' May.6  Northern Nigeria  Eight more Nigeria girls abducted May.5   Nigeria 'I will sell them,' Boko Haram leader says of kidnapped girls Apr.15   Northern Nigeria     'Mass abduction' at Nigeria school Map of Chibok Borno Nigeria
  Around 100 girls are thought to have been abducted in an attack on a school in north-east Nigeria, officials say
Mar.22   Guinea     Ebola 'caused Guinea fever deaths' Map of southern Guinea Guinea
  The virus has been identified as the cause of an outbreak of haemorrhagic fever now believed to have killed nearly 60 people in southern Guinea


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Oct.30  Niger  Bodies of migrants found in Niger Sep.29  Northern Nigeria  Islamists kill dozens of students in attack on Nigerian college Feb.17  Northern Nigeria  Foreign workers abducted in Nigeria Jan.28   Mali   French-led troops secure hold on Timbuktu   French-led troops are consolidating their position in the historic Malian city of Timbuktu after seizing it from Islamist extremists Jan.14   Mali   Islamist rebels gaining ground in Mali   Islamist militants gained ground in town of Diabaly even as government troops stepped up their offensive to wrest control from rebels Jan.11  Mali  France taking on Islamist gangs in Mali Jan.1   Ivory Coast Dozens of children crushed to death in stampede


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Dec.10  Mali  Mali PM Diarra quits after arrest Nov.7  Ghana  Shop building collapses in Ghana Oct.13  Mauritania  Mauritania leader Abdelaziz shot Oct.2  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria probes student killings Jun.3   Nigeria   Passenger plane crashes into Lagos building   All dead in Nigeria plane crash. At least 162 people were thought to be on board Apr.26  Netherlands  Charles Taylor aided S Leone war crimes Apr.5  Mali  Mali rebels declare independence Mar.22   Mali     Renegade soldiers declare coup in Mali  Armed soldiers walked through damaged presidential palace, after the troops' leaders claimed to have ousted the democratically elected leade... Mar.8  Northern Nigeria  Briton, Italian killed amid rescue Jan.21   Northern Nigeria   Official: Bombings kill 156 in Nigerian city   Nigeria imposed a 24-hour curfew in the northern city of Kano after assailants killed scores of people and wounded others Jan.6   Northern Nigeria   Nigeria hit by string of attacks   Nigeria has been hit by a fresh wave of violence apparently targeting the country's Christian communities. At least 17 people were killed in... Jan.2   Nigeria Nigeria fury at fuel price rises


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Dec.25   Northern Nigeria Churches bombed on Christmas Day
Nov.5  Northern Nigeria  Nigeria Islamist raid 'kills 63' Sep.5  Niger  Libya army convoy reaches Niger Aug.26  Nigeria  Blast rocks UN building in Nigerian capital Apr.17   Nigeria Jonathan 'headed for Nigeria win' Apr.11   Ivory Coast   Laurent Gbagbo captured Map of Abidjan Ivory Coast
  Ivory Coast's UN-recognised President, Alassane Ouattara, has urged restraint after the dramatic capture of his bitter rival.    Gbagbo surrendered after a mil...
Apr.6  Ivory Coast  Ouattara forces enter Gbagbo stronghold

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Dec.31  Ivory Coast  Military threat against Ivory Coast Dec.23   Ivory Coast Post-election violence claimed 173 lives
Dec.18  Ivory Coast  Peacekeepers ordered out of Ivory Coast Dec.4   Ivory Coast Ivorian crisis as rivals sworn in Sep.24  Northern Nigeria  Flooding displaces more than 2 million Aug.29  Niger  Niger flooding displaces nearly 200,000 May.5  Nigeria  President Yar'Adua has died Apr.3  Senegal  Senegal unveils colossal statue Mar.8   Nigeria Attack on Nigerian town kills hundreds Feb.18   Niger Military coup ousts president Jan.8  Angola  Togo football team bus attacked

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Dec.3  Guinea  Guinea leader survives attack Sep.29  Guinea  Massacre toll put at 157 Jul.30  Northern Nigeria  Captured leader of militant sect is dead Jul.27   Northern Nigeria Islamist attacks spread
Jul.14  Nigeria Delta  Rebels announce 'truce' Mar.2   Guinea-Bissau President shot dead

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Dec.23   Guinea Coup as president dies
Jan.7  UN Tribunal  Taylor war crimes trial resumes

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Sep.15  West Africa  Flood misery hits arc of Africa Apr.23  Nigeria  Yar'Adua wins flawed vote

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Dec.26   Nigeria Pipeline explosion kills at least 260
Dec.18  Senegal  Migrant boat capsized twice; 80 die Oct.29  Nigeria  Sultan among crash dead May.12  Nigeria  Oil pipeline explosion kills up to 200 May.5  Nigeria  Main parties sign Darfur accord Mar.29  Nigeria  Taylor on flight back to Liberia

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Dec.10  Nigeria  Jet crashes in flames. 100 killed Nov.10  Liberia  Johnson-Sirleaf claims presidential win Oct.22  Nigeria  Jet has crashed after takeoff Jul.18  Niger  Children starving to death Feb.5  Togo  President Eyadema dies

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Aug.11  Liberia  Taylor quits under pressure Jul.22  Liberia  '600 die' as battle rages

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Sep.27   Senegal   1,800 people died as ferry sinks
  The Atlantic Ocean ferry Joola carrying almost 800 passengers and crew has sunk in a fierce storm Jan.28   Nigeria Lagos blasts leave 500 dead