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Liberians to choose next president in a run-off

Liberians will have to choose between former football star George Weah and Vice-President Joseph Boakai who becomes their next president after both candidates failed to secure over 50 percent of votes in last week’s presidential elections.
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Remembering Thomas Sankara

Thirty years ago, the leader of Burkina Faso's revolution, Thomas Sankara, was cut down in a hail of bullets — a bloody end to a turbulent yet charismatic life that today has gained cult status in Africa.
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