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As the Guinean presidential election draws closer, the population is growing increasingly nervous. Many fear a repetition of the 2010 unrest and violent clashes in the capital Conakry.
President Buhari's long-awaited cabinet list has finally been released. Nigeria's upper house will start vetting nominees on October 13. The list includes three women.
Forced evictions of ordinary Zambians from their land have become rampant to pave way for development. Rights activists want to intervene and protect local people from land grabbers.
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