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News - and the stories behind the news - from AFP's network of reporters across sub-Saharan Africa. In French: @AFP_Afrique

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Joined on July 22, 2013

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We looked inside some of the tweets by @AFPAfrica and here's what we found interesting.

Inside 100 Tweets

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Average replies
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#BREAKING: Police in Comoros fire teargas at protestors ahead of announcement of results of yesterday's presidential elections. Main opposition alleges irregularities in vote, describes the process as 'coup d'etat'. @AFP

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Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday https://bit.ly/2HBORnj 

Disease is threatening to aggravate the already dire conditions facing millions of survivors following the powerful tropical cyclone which ravaged southern Africa 10 days ago, officials warned on Sunday https://bit.ly/2HBORnj 

'Lots of dead', 'water full of snakes': cyclone survivors recount after powerful storm hit and killed hundreds of people in Mozambique https://au.news.yahoo.com/lots-dead-water-full-snakes-cyclone-survivors-recount-144523797--spt.html … #Mozambique #CycloneIdai

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Disease fears mount for Africa cyclone survivors https://www.afp.com/en/news/826/disease-fears-mount-africa-cyclone-survivors-doc-1f066h3 … #Mozambique #Zimbabwe #CycloneIdai

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In Zimbabwe, grief and hunger stalk storm victims. Story by @ZinyangePhoto victimshttp://u.afp.com/Jqwi #Zimbawe #CycloneIdai #CycloneIdaiZW

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Africa cyclone death toll surges past 600 amid warning that 'worst yet to come' http://u.afp.com/JqJ7  #CycloneIdai #Mozambique #Zimbabwe #Malawi

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"We are running out of time, it is at a critical point here," said UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore, worried about stagnant water, decomposing bodies, and the outbreak of diseases like cholera and malaria http://u.afp.com/JTvW 

"We are running out of time, it is at a critical point here," said UNICEF chief Henrietta Fore, worried about stagnant water, decomposing bodies, and the outbreak of diseases like cholera and malaria http://u.afp.com/JTvW 

Facebook posts are claiming that Nigeria's Supreme Court has annulled the results of the presidential election and called a new vote. It hasn't, as @OluwamayowaTJ explains http://u.afp.com/nigeriavotecourt … #NigeriaDecides #NigeriaDecides2019

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Wet beds stand empty in water-logged wards, workers slosh through the corridors in rubber boots and a nauseating smell permeates the air: Beira's main hospital is stricken, just when it is needed most.

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#BREAKING: 15,000 people still awaiting rescue in Mozambique floods, says minister

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Yes, there is a drought in Kenya's Turkana County. But be careful: some of the photos being used in posts about #TurkanaDrought were taken years ago or in different countries. @MaryKulundu looks at some of the most widely-shared examples

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#BREAKING: Govt., militia groups who last month signed peace deal for Central African Republic have reached an agreement on forming 'inclusive government,' says African Union. @AFP

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Aid workers are racing to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, battered by one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades.
http://u.afp.com/JTmk 
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Aid workers are racing to help survivors and meet spiralling humanitarian needs in Mozambique, Zimbabwe and Malawi, battered by one of the worst storms to hit southern Africa in decades. http://u.afp.com/JTmk 

An @AFPphoto is being shared out of context to suggest that these Zimbabwean kids were left to find their own way to safety after #CycloneIdai.As photographer @ZinyangePhoto told our reporter @TendyDube, the troops helping them asked not to be photographed

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Thousands of Nigerians will have seen reports that @GEJonathan has quit the PDP party. He hasn't, as @OluwamayowaTJ explains http://u.afp.com/goodluckjonathanpdp … #Nigeria

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In Cameroon, tens of thousands of people have seen a video which supposedly shows a huge pile of cash stolen by a politician. Similar reports are circulating in Pakistan, Russia and other countries. It's actually an artwork, as @Moniq_May explains

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Amnesty International says at least 14 civilians were killed in five US drone strikes in Somalia that it analysed in detail -- a toll, it says, that may amount to a war crime. The US military has issued a denial, saying every death was of a 'terrorist.' http://u.afp.com/JTmf 

Amnesty International says at least 14 civilians were killed in five US drone strikes in Somalia that it analysed in detail -- a toll, it says, that may amount to a war crime. The US military has issued a denial, saying every death was of a 'terrorist.' http://u.afp.com/JTmf 

News about species loss is almost always depressing -- but here's a wonderful story that can give us heart: a sanctuary in Nairobi that takes in orphaned baby elephants and rehabilitates them for the wild. Mariette le Roux went to investigate: http://u.afp.com/JTmk 
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News about species loss is almost always depressing -- but here's a wonderful story that can give us heart: a sanctuary in Nairobi that takes in orphaned baby elephants and rehabilitates them for the wild. Mariette le Roux went to investigate: http://u.afp.com/JTmk 

#BREAKING: 11 out of 14 armed who signed Central African Republic peace deal have called on PM Firmin Ngrebada to step down. @AFP

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Snake antivenoms have been around for 125 years, are effective and can be produced cheaply at scale. Yet Africa has an alarming shortage of the life-saving medicine. @AFP's Francois Ausseil explains the problem: http://u.afp.com/JTx6 
Video: http://u.afp.com/JTxb 
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Snake antivenoms have been around for 125 years, are effective and can be produced cheaply at scale. Yet Africa has an alarming shortage of the life-saving medicine. @AFP's Francois Ausseil explains the problem: http://u.afp.com/JTx6  Video: http://u.afp.com/JTxb 

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