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Summary

  1. Biafrans "plan Trump celebration rally" in Nigeria
  2. Internet blocked in Cameroon's English-speaking regions
  3. Nigerian funk pioneer William Onyeabor dies
  4. Senegalese troops at Gambian border "poised for action"
  5. Holidaymakers flown out of The Gambia
  6. Lightning 'kills mourners' in Zimbabwe
  7. Paramilitary forces "fire into the air" at Ivorian port
  8. Vigil for SA photographer kidnapped in Syria
  9. Deadly attack on Mali military base
  10. Gabon's Panthers defeat Burkina Faso's stallions at Afcon
  11. Egypt goalkeeper becomes oldest player at Africa Cup of Nations
  12. Nigeria urged to compensate camp bomb victims
  13. Ugandan soldier shot in al-Shabab video
  14. Email stories and comments to africalive@bbc.co.uk - Wednesday 18 January 2017

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By Dickens Olewe and Lucy Fleming

All times stated are UK

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