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Latest update : 2013-07-12

Weekend elections in Guinea likely to be called off

Officially, Guinea Conakry is still gearing up for parliamentary elections this weekend, but the poll will in all likelihood be postponed once more. We speak to Sidya Touré, former Guinean Prime Minister and an opposition leader. Also, Dakar's a hive of activity as it prepares for the arrival of Barack Obama. And we speak to our New York correspondent after the UN Security Council greenlights the July 1st deployment of the MINUSMA force to Mali.

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2014-08-25 art

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram into Cameroon

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are among a flood of people fleeing into Cameroon following Boko Haram attacks. The government says it was a tactical charge, others suspect that...

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2014-08-22 Central African Republic

DRC mass rape trial: Scarred victim says 'Colonel 106' ordered sexual attack

Judges in eastern DRC flinch as a witness shows her wounds from being sexually assaulted and burned alive, allegedly by fighters led by a colonel on trial for crimes against...

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2014-08-21 Africa

Tensions still high in Liberia over slum quarantine

A tense calm has returned to quarantined areas in the Liberian capital after a government curfew, which was put in place to contain the spread of the deadly Ebola virus, sparked...

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2014-08-20 Nicolas Sarkozy

Ebola: Clashes erupt in Liberia as government enforces quarantine

Liberia is suffering the fastest rise in fatalities from West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Tensions among frightened communities in Monrovia have sparked clashes with police trying...

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2014-08-18 South Africa

Ebola: Liberian authorities admit 17 patients are missing

Liberia admits that 17 suspected Ebola patients are "missing" after a health centre in the capital was looted on Saturday. Meanwhile, a rights group accuses Kenya's anti-terror...

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