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  • ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria's opposition All Progressives Congress (APC) declared an election victory on Tuesday for former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari and said Africa's most populous nation was witnessing history with its first democratic transfer of power.
  • KADUNA, Nigeria (Reuters) - As results of Nigeria's March 28 election trickled in on Monday, residents of the northern city of Kaduna barricaded themselves indoors, fearing a repeat of the tit-for-tat killlings that engulfed it following a highly contested poll in 2011.
  • NAIROBI (Reuters) - Kenya's anti-graft watchdog published a report detailing corruption allegations against 175 government officials on Tuesday, with some cases involving multi-billion-dollar Chinese-backed infrastructure projects.
  • JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Nelson Mandela's eldest grandson and current member of parliament, Mandla Mandela, was convicted of assault by a regional court on Tuesday following an alleged road-rage incident in 2013, local news agency EWN reported on its website.
  • JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - South Africa's main trade union federation, COSATU, expelled Zwelinzima Vavi, its popular general secretary but a vocal critic of President Jacob Zuma and the ruling African National Congress, senior union sources told Reuters.
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