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Latest update : 2013-08-23

Remembering Marikana

As South Africa remembers the Marikana killings, one year after police gunned down of dozens of miners on strike, many of the complex issues surrounding the massacre remain unresolved. Also Zimbabwe's opposition leader throws in the towel: Morgan Tsvangirai withdraws the legal challenge to Mugabe's re-election. And Murielle Ahouré once again takes silver for Ivory Coast in the Moscow World Championship Games.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2015-02-26 Africa

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram attacks kill dozens

Dozens of people are killed in another suicide bomb attack in northeastern Nigeria. The bloodshed in Jos comes as President Goodluck Jonathan pays a surprise visit to a former...

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2015-02-25 Ebola

Freetown blames Ebola spike on mistrust of medical advice

Last week saw 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola logged in the countries at the heart of the West African epidemic that has claimed around 10,000 lives over the last year. Sierra...

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2015-02-24 DR Congo

DR Congo: Army launches strike against Hutu rebels

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the army has launched an offensive against Rwandan FDLR rebels, in a bid to drive them out of South Kivu. Tuesday's fighting is the first to...

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2015-02-23 women

Campaigners in Uganda offer access to cut-priced feminine pads

For millions of African women and girls, talking about periods can be tough, and getting your hands on the materials needed to deal with them equally difficult. We take a look at...

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2015-02-20 Mali

Mali ceasefire: Government signs deal with six rebel groups

Signing on the dotted line: the Malian government agrees a deal with six armed groups to cease hostilities as part of peace talks aimed at ending the crisis in the country's...

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