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Latest update : 2013-09-18

Tensions in Guinea ahead of next week's vote

Tensions are high in Guinea ahead of next week's parliamentary vote. Mediators are hoping the ruling party and the opposition will see eye to eye and avoid postponing the polls yet again. Next, journalists are under pressure in North Africa. A Moroccan editor has been arrested for publishing a video by al Qaeda - this as Tunisians take to the streets to defend press freedom. Finally, we bring you an exclusive report on the group accused of mounting a coup in the DRC.

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2014-08-29 Mali

South Africa: Four men found guilty of shooting Rwandan exile

A South African court finds four men guilty of attempting to murder the former Rwandan general, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa. Also, Senegal becomes the fifth West African nation to...

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2014-08-28 Madagascar

Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos

Nigeria reports its sixth death from the Ebola epidemic that has now killed over 1,500 people across West Africa. Also, Niger's leader of the opposition and parliamentary speaker...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Niger: Top opposition figure to be questioned in baby-trafficking scandal

In the latest development in a baby-trafficking scandal in Niger, lawmakers voted to allow a top opposition figure, who's also the president of parliament, to be questioned by...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Liberia: President dismisses top officials who ignored call to return home

No-nonsense President Sirleaf runs out of patience with top officials overseas who dragged their feet over a call back to Liberia to help lead the response to the Ebola epidemic....

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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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