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Latest update : 2013-10-15

No winner for African leadership cash prize

François Hollande talks security and energy while on a state visit to South Africa. No winner again for a huge cash prize for good African governance..nevertheless the foundation behind the award says there have been improvements across the continent. And as concerns mount about the dangers faced by African migrants trying to make it to Europe by boat, we hear from a Paris-based radio station addressing the concerns of Eritreans who lost countrymen in the Lampedusa tragedy.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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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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2014-10-22 Africa

Burkina Faso: Govt seeks referendum on presidential term limit

In Burkina Faso, the government's push for a referendum to extend the two-term presidential limit riles up the opposition. Also, the death toll from the Ebola epidemic sweeping...

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2014-10-20 Ebola

Exiled family returns to Somaliland

Unlike Somalia, Somaliland is largely peaceful and stable, but not internationally recognised as a nation. Our correspondents have met Sarah Halgan, a singer and aficionada of...

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2014-10-21 Africa

Central African Republic: Stability still a struggle ahead of 2015 elections

Calls for the departure of Central African Republic’s president continue as the troubled country battles to restore stability. We hear from Marie-Reine Hassen, a former foreign...

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2014-10-17 Africa

Nigeria: Reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports over whether a ceasefire deal has been reached with Boko Haram, as well as an agreement to free 219 abducted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, in Cameroon,...

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