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Latest update : 2013-10-30

Sahel leader discuss security as French hostages freed

The leaders of Chad and Mauritania discuss the threat posed to the region by armed extremists hiding out across the Sahel. Also in South Africa, a white supremacist who plotted to assassinate nelson Mandela and wanted to rid the nation of Black people is given a 35 year sentence for treason. And judges in the trial of dozens of members of Egypt's Muslim Brotherhood step down reportedly because security services wont allow defendants in court.

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2014-04-18 South Sudan

A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in Algeria's Presidential polls

Algeria votes to keep Abdelaziz Bouteflika but opposition politicans cry foul and say they will not accept the results.

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2014-04-17 DR Congo

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief...

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2014-04-16 Rwanda

Rwandan singer amongst terror plot suspects

There is a narrow escape for several girls who managed to leap off a truck after over 100 students were abducted by islamist extremists in northeastern Nigeria. Soldiers are now...

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2014-04-14 Algeria

Over 70 killed in Nigeria bus station terror attack

Dozens are killed as a packed Abuja bus station is targetted by a powerful bomb. Nigeria's president says the attack bears the hall marks of Boko Haram. Also Guineans are hoping...

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2014-04-11 Somalia

Kenya: Kenyan citizens allegedly caught up in Somali round-up

Political opposition to the Kenyan government's mass round-up of ethnic Somalis is gathering momentum. Some 4,000 people have been arrested in the crackdown, which began a week...

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