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Latest update : 2013-08-23

Doctors Without Borders pulls out of Somalia over security issues

Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to Doctors without Borders. The NGO says it is pulling out of Somalia, it accuses authorities of not doing enough to protect aid workers. Also the UN Security Council discusses Central African Republic's crisis and warns it is at risk of becoming a failed state. And the captain behind the coup that kicked off Mali's recent troubles has been promoted.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2016-07-25 South Sudan

South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

In South Sudan, President Salva Kiir names a new vice president, replacing former rebel leader Riek Machar. Also, Abuja has witnessed recent attacks on its Christian community,...

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2016-07-21 South Africa

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

In South Africa, prosecutors still have Oscar Pistorius in their sights. The Paralympian was sentenced to more jail time for the murder of his girlfriend earlier this month, but...

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2016-07-20 Libya

Three French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Libya

Paris confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security...

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2016-07-19 DR Congo

Nigeria: The difficulties of starting a new life in a refugee camp

The UN warns that around a quarter of a million kids are facing starvation in Borno state in Nigeria. Hundreds of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have starved to...

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2016-07-18 HIV

African Union fails to elect new leader

Leaders from across the continent gather in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Union's annual summit, but fail to elect a new leader. Also, a week after a ceasefire was announced to...

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