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Broke South Sudan cancels independence day celebrations

South Sudan's President Salva Kiir. Photo©Thomas Mukoya/AP/SIPASouth Sudan will not celebrate its fifth independence anniversary on July 9, as it grapples with a financial crisis and instead, President Salva Kiir will issue a speech.

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Ethiopia gets non-permanent UN Security Council seat

Photo©Mary Altaffer/AP/SIPAEthiopia was on Tuesday elected as a non-permanent member of the United Nations' Security Council, with the government describing the endorsement as a sign of the country's growing reputation for maintaining 'peace and security.'

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Tasks for CAR's new President

Faustin-Archange Touadéra. Photo©Alessandro Bianchi/AP/SIPAFaustin-Archange Touadéra, the new president of Central African Republic has to deal with rebel fighters and his new allies.

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Splinter upon splinter in Sudanese politics

Is al-Turabi even more powerful now that he has gone? Photo©Abd Raouf/AP/SIPAWith al-Turabi gone, will the opposition rise to the challenge?

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Somalia's drone of elections

Al-Shabaab attacks have been on the rise. Photo©MOHAMED ABDIWAHAB/AFPAl-Shabaab remains undefeated as the country prepares for a national poll. The international forces fighting the Somali Islamist rebels of Al-Shabaab are struggling.

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South African president Zuma's appeal denied

President Jacob Zuma. Photo©Themba Hadebe/AP/SIPASouth African President Jacob Zuma's efforts to avoid trial on corruption charges have once again failed after a court dismissed an appeal to have the charges withdrawn.

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South Africa local elections: ANC won't budge amid riots over mayoral candidate

Photo©Shiraaz Mohamed/AP/SIPAIn spite of riots that have led to five deaths and wide scale looting, South Africa's ruling ANC says it is sticking with Thoko Didiza as its mayoral candidate for Tshwane.

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