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EYE ON AFRICA

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Latest update : 2013-11-15

French priest kidnapped in Cameroon

Gunmen have kidnapped a French priest working in northern Cameroon, nine months after Nigerian Islamist sect Boko Haram seized a French family in the same lawless area. Also, tens of thousands of Ethiopians living in Saudi Arabia have handed themselves in since authorities clamped down on illegal foreign workers over 10 days ago, a move that has sparked clashes. And Togo's President is due in Paris on a trip that has sparked criticism amongst the opposition back home.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-07-07 Kenya

Al-Shabaab kill 14 quarry workers in their sleep in Kenya

Grenades and gunfire on a bus in southern Kenya, no reports of casualties there but in the North, Al-Shabaab militants attack quarry workers in their sleep at least 14 have died....

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2015-07-07 Burundi

East african bloc demands Burundian poll be delayed to June 30th

East African leaders call on Burundi to delay upcoming presidential elections, amid ongoing political turmoil. Pierre Nkurunziza meanwhile shuns talks in Tanzania staying home to...

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2015-07-03 Burundi

Burundi presidential election: With incumbent Nkurunziza on the campaign trail

With less than a fortnight to go until Burundi's presidential elections, incumbent Pierre Nkurunziza is on the campaign trail. Also, French President François Hollande arrives in...

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2015-07-02 Nigeria

Around 150 killed in suspected Boko Haram attacks in north-east Nigeria

Around 150 people have been killed in raids blamed on Boko Haram in Nigeria's north-east. Several villages have been brutally attacked in Borno state; houses have reportedly been...

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2015-07-01 Burundi

At least 7 killed in clashes as Burundi awaits vote results

In Burundi, grenade blasts and gunshots ring out in parts of the capital as police clash with civilians. Also, France moves quickly to suspend two soldiers accused of sexually...

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