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Cameroon Officials Say 11 Teachers Abducted by Separatist Groups

Cameroon’s government says gunmen abducted at least 11 teachers in Cameroon’s northwest town of Kumbo early Tuesday morning. No one has claimed responsibility for the abductions, but residents suspect the teachers were taken by separatists. A 45-year-old teacher said fighters...
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Burkina Faso Election Excludes Hundreds of Thousands of Displaced People  

Burkina Faso is holding elections on November 22 but more than 400,000 people displaced by armed conflict are unable to vote. Fighting between Burkina Faso’s military and Islamist militants has displaced more than a million people — half of them...
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Uganda Presidential Challengers Register for Election Amid Tear Gas, Heavy Security

Uganda’s opposition candidates registered for next year’s presidential election on Tuesday with heavy security and the brief detention of musician turned politician Bobi Wine. Wine was taken into custody just minutes after he registered to challeng...
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