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AFRICA NEWS

AFRICA NEWS

Latest update : 2013-11-12

Al Qaeda claims responsibility for murder of French journalists

A Mauritanian news agency is contacted by Al Qaeda in the Islamic Maghreb about the murders of journalists Ghislaine Dupont and Claude Verlon in Mali. The group claims it killed the pair. Also there is no time to rest on our laurels says the Congolese government vowing to pushing its advantage after the M23 rebels' surrender and go after other insurgent groups in the East. And we hear from a Cameroonian author whose tale of slavery has won her one of France's most prestigious literary prizes.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is hit once again by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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2014-11-20 Eritrea

Eritrea's youth exodus: Renewed conscription drive sparks emigration

The UN puts a mass youth exodus from Eritrea down to a renewed conscription drive in the country. Also, Nigerian lawmakers say the state of emergency brought in to tackle the...

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2014-11-19 Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers return to barracks after protests over pay

After a night of protests, soldiers in Ivory Coast have returned to their barracks after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of former rebels currently serving...

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2014-11-18 Burkina Faso

Kenya unrest: Four killed in revenge attacks after mosque raids

In Kenya, rampaging youths kill four people in the coastal city of Mombasa. This comes after police raids on two mosques suspected of militant activity. Also, Burkina Faso's...

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2014-11-17 Africa

Burkina Faso names Michel Kafando interim leader

Burkina Faso names former foreign minister Michel Kafando as interim president. This comes a day after political and military leaders outlined a year-long transition to...

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