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Latest update : 2013-10-30

Abyei's Dinka hold unofficial nationality referendum

Sudan's Omar al-Bashir pledges to resolve the dispute with the South over the region of Abyei. This as voters there hold a potentially disruptive unofficial nationality referendum. Next, in Democratic Republic of Congo, troops seize a fifth town back from M23 rebel fighters. And with votes still being counted in Madagascar's presidential election, the apparent front runners are both backed by familiar forces from the country's troubled recent political history.

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