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Ethiopian police kill each other in capital

A drunk Ethiopian police officer has shot dead two of his colleagues in the capital, Addis Ababa, state-linked Fana Broadcasting Corporate reports quoting police commissioner Zeynu Jemal.

How Nigerian women are forced into prostitution in Paris

A row of dirty vans is parked on a broad, tree-lined avenue in the outskirts of Paris. In the dark of night, fluttering candles light up the faces of the women in the front seats. None of them wear more than their underwear. 

Buhari vows to end Boko Haram insurgency in Independence speech

Nigeria is committed to ending attacks by militant Islamists in the north-east of the country and making the region “safe for all”, President Muhammadu Buhari has said in his speech marking the 58th anniversary of independence from British rule.

Curfew in Cameroon's Anglophone regions

A 48-hour curfew was imposed on Sunday in the two English-speaking regions of Cameroon ahead of Monday's first anniversary of a symbolic declaration of independence by Anglophone separatists.

Liberia missing cash: 23 people banned for travelling outside

A court in Liberia has banned 23 more people from travelling abroad following the disappearance of more than $100m (£76m) worth of freshly printed banknotes.

All of them are employees of the Central Bank.

The authorities are investigating what happened to two shipping containers full of $16bn Liberian dollars in new banknotes which were brought into the country last year.

They were printed abroad and destined for the Central Bank.

Last week, 15 others were banned from overseas travel, including a son of former president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf.

Source: bbc