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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2013-12-04

CAR crisis rocketing up international agenda

It's a big week for the Central African Republic. Ahead of a UN Security Council vote on an international response to its crisis, extra French troops begin trying to make inroads into the deepening violence. Also, the Congolese president heads to Kampala for rebel peace talks after an East African Heads of State weekend meeting in the Ugandan capital. They have agreed on plans for a common currency.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-05-26 Burundi

Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

Burundi's government remains defiant despite the growing international pressure over president Nkurunziza's controversial bid for a third term...and the protests continue in...

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2015-05-26 Nigeria

Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

Avoiding total shutdown, fuel companies in Nigeria agree to end the fuel strike. The blockade on oil had caused the country to go into a virtual standstill. We get the latest...

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2015-05-22 Burundi

At least three dead in grenade attack in Bujumbura

At least three people die in two grenade attacks in Bujumbura, this amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations against the president's bid for a third term. Also, the UN says...

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2015-05-19 Burundi

Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

In Burundi, local elections are exactly one week away and unrest that erupted into a coup attempt last week continues. Also, violence continues in South Sudan's civil war....

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2015-05-20 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

All is well, says Burundi's leader, as parliamentary elections are postponed. Meanwhile, clashes between police, the military and protesters continue. Also, France announces that...

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