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Death toll from militia violence in central Congo jumps to 49 Monday, 26 Sep 2016

KINSHASA (Reuters) - The death toll from militia clashes with security forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo last week was at least 49, more than three times the number earlier reported, the governor of the province hit by the violence was quoted on Monday as saying.  Full Article

 
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Egypt's Sisi promises more jobs to deter perilous migration to Europe Monday, 26 Sep 2016 

CAIRO (Reuters) - President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday pledged more jobs for Egyptians to help dissuade them from making dangerous voyages to Europe after more than 160 migrants died when a boat capsized off the country's Mediterranean coast.  Full Article  

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South African union backs unionist-turned-tycoon Ramaphosa as next president Monday, 26 Sep 2016 

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa saw his chances of becoming the country's next leader increase on Monday when the powerful mining union he helped found before he made a fortune in business backed him to succeed President Jacob Zuma.  Full Article  

 
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