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Summary

  1. Passengers pray on Lagos-bound flight as smoke fills cabin
  2. Lawyers for Zambia's opposition leader aim to quash treason charges
  3. Nigerian authorities to investigate incident
  4. Seventeen more mass graves found in DR Congo
  5. Uganda ends search for Lord's Resistance Army leader Kony
  6. Nigeria to probe head of the National Intelligence Agency over $43m cash find
  7. Burundian report criticises treatment of workers in Saudi Arabia
  8. Australia's high court confirms Kenya-born Lucy Gichuhi as senator
  9. Five Malian soldiers killed by suspected Islamist militants
  10. Email stories and comments to africalive@bbc.co.uk - Wednesday 19 April 2017

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By Dickens Olewe and Damian Zane

All times stated are UK

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