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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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2014-10-30 Africa

Burkina Faso's army announces dissolution of government and parliament

Burkina Faso's army says the government and parliament have been dissolved at the end of day of chaos in Ouagadougou. Protesters torched parliament as they demanded the...

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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 as 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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