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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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