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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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2014-09-15 Africa

Central African Republic : the UN takes over the country's peacekeeping

As the UN takes over international peacekeeping troops trying to stem violence in Central African Republic , Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to the Head of the new Minusca force in...

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2014-09-12 Boko Haram

Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius is convicted of culpable homicide over the death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Her family says that justice has not been done. Also, Cuba sends doctors and...

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2014-09-11 violence against women

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram prepare takeover of Maiduguri

Despite a ramped up offensive by the army, Boko Haram militants' seizure of northeastern territory has taken them to the gates of Maiduguri. South African track star Oscar...

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2014-09-10 Sierra Leone

Rwanda: 8 years in jail for accused in Nyamwasa trial

A South African court sentences four men to eight years in prison for trying to murder a Rwandan general, months after he fell out with President Paul Kagame. Also, health...

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2014-09-09 Boko Haram

Somalia rape charges: Authorities begin investigation into AU troops

Somalia says it will be launching an investigation into charges levelled in a damning report from Human Rights Watch. Troops are accused of having raped girls who came to them...

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