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Kenya Supreme Court: ‘No choice but to accept’ hacking claims

Kenya’s highest court delivered its verdict for annulling last month’s presidential election, condemning the country’s voting authority for failing to give the court full access to its IT servers. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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New 2016 report finds one in four of those were children

More than 40 million people were estimated to be victims of modern slavery in 2016 — and one in four of those were children. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Kenya’s Supreme Court criticises IEBC electoral commission

The presidential election was cancelled because the results were announced before being verified. BBC News – Africa

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5,164 steps to running heaven?

For some, running just one marathon is the ultimate sporting achievement. For others, it’s just the beginning. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Caring for Cape Town’s AIDS orphans

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Egypt police ‘torture political detainees’

Egypt’s police and National Security officers are carrying out widespread and systematic torture of political prisoners, which probably amounts to a crime against humanity, rights group Human Rights Watch (HRW) said in a report released Wednesday. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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Nelson Mandela: How a UK pop song helped free icon

The anti-apartheid message was serious and heartfelt, but the song that alerted many around the world to the injustices of the South African regime could not have been more upbeat. CNN.com – RSS Channel – Regions – Africa

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40th anniversary of anti-apartheid leader’s murder

While Nelson Mandela, Oliver Tambo, and Desmond Tutu are rightly venerated for their role in opposing and ending white minority rule in South Africa, another leader of the liberation years has been remarkably overlooked: Bantu Steven Biko, who led the enormously influential Black Consciousness Movement. Four decades after his death …

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Egyptian archaeologists unveil unearthed ancient tomb in Luxor

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US Open 2017: Kevin Anderson beats Pablo Carreno Busta to reach final

South Africa’s Kevin Anderson fights back to beat Pablo Carreno Busta and secure his place in the US Open final. BBC News – Africa