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Machar dismissed as vice president after fleeing capital Juba following deadly fighting in July
Badbado announced in 2010 he was joining Al-Shabaab as legislators had failed to implement Sharia law.
EXCLUSIVE: Brother Raphael Katebe Katoto says Moise Katumbi will defy warrant for his arrest in DRC.
Imbonerakure allegedly beat and gang-raped female family members of perceived opposition.
The 27-member committee was set up in 2014 and was chaired by retired brigadier general Ibrahim Sabo.
Aniva claims to have slept with 104 girls and women and is paid between $4 and $7 each time.
Attacks blamed on new militants in Niger Delta have brought oil production to 30-year low.
EXCLUSIVE: Tensions are high in country where conditions for political dialogue 'are not met'.
Barack's half-brother Malik Obama explains why he is changing party loyalties ahead of US elections.
Journalists fired after challenging SABC's decision not to broadcast footage of protests.
UPDATE: Rumba star to spend three months in jail in Kinshasa after 'assault' charge
The group asked not to be released in solidarity with other prisoners of conscience currently detained
Unconfirmed reports of gunfire at Aden Adde International Airport following the blasts.
Avengers deny claims by the Buhari government that peace talks are ongoing - IBTimes UK investigates.
Reuters photographer Goran Tomasevic accompanies forces as they advance towards the centre of Sirte.