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Latest update : 2013-08-29

Bangui citizens seek safety at airport

In the Central African Republic, residents in Bangui flee violence by ex-rebel fighters by heading to the airport. Also, the UN continues to fight alongside the DR Congo army in bombarding rebel positions around Goma. Finally, we take a look at the difficulties faced by Nigerian refugees forced over the border by insurgent attacks.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-10-29 Africa

Zambian President Michael Sata dies aged 77

Africa sees its first white head of a democratic state after Zambia's Vice President Guy Scott temporarily takes over from the late Michael Sata. There are more calls for the...

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2014-10-28 Africa

Burkina Faso: Thousands protest against president's plan to extend rule

In Burkina Faso, demonstrators clash with police in the capital over plans to extend the president's 27-year rule. Also, the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, visits...

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2014-10-27 Africa

Kidnapped Nigerian women used by Boko Haram on front line

A report released by Human Rights Watch says Boko Haram militants are using abducted young women on the front line of its insurgency. Also, South African police look for clues...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Ebola: Mali's first patient dies

The two-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola case has died. The WHO is warning of possible high-risk exposure. Also, Tunisian police kill six suspected militants after ending...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Tunisia clashes: Police exchange fire with armed terrorists near capital

A policeman is killed in a siege on the outskirts of Tunis, which security forces suspect has been used as a base for islamist extremists. This just three days before crucial...

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