Ugandan authorities have seized 750 pieces of ivory and thousands of pangolin scales being smuggled from neighbouring South Sudan in one of the largest seizures of wildlife contraband in the East African country.
The death toll from the sinking of two migrant boats off the coast of Djibouti has risen to 43, with scores still missing, the United Nations migration agency said.
More than 30,000 people fled the Nigerian town of Rann over the weekend amid fears of renewed attacks by the Boko Haram armed group, according to the United Nations refugee agency.
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