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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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2014-10-17 Africa

Nigeria: Reports of ceasefire between government and Boko Haram

There are conflicting reports over whether a ceasefire deal has been reached with Boko Haram, as well as an agreement to free 219 abducted schoolgirls. Meanwhile, in Cameroon,...

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2014-09-24 Africa

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian Islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate Soldiers released a video of Hervé Gourdel's...

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2014-10-09 Africa

Central African Republic: Violence returns to Bangui

At least seven people have been killed in renewed unrest in the Central African Republic, as the fragile nation sees the worst violence since a UN force took over peacekeeping...

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2014-10-13 Africa

Liberia - Ebola crisis: Calls for health workers strike largely ignored

A call to strike is largely ignored by Liberian health workers, this despite some calls for 'danger money' to treat Ebola-infected patients. We cross to Monrovia for the latest....

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2014-10-14 Africa

Ebola epidemic: Cases will 'rise above 9,000 this week', WHO says

The World Health Organisation attempts to demystify the Ebola epidemic spreading through West Africa, as it warns that cases of the virus will surpass 9,000 this week. Also, all...

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