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Latest update : 2013-12-19

DRC's rebel rampages

In a special report from DRC, our correspondents highlight the fear in which many around the eastern city of Beni live. Also, a political rift continues to escalate into violence in South Sudan. Thousands flee more gunfights in Juba as the military puts down an alleged coup. And Frenchman Michel Thierry Atangana loses his appeal against a 20-year sentence in Cameroon. Its supreme court gives no reason for the decision, he says he has been politically persecuted.

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2014-08-29 Mali

South Africa: Four men found guilty of shooting Rwandan exile

A South African court finds four men guilty of attempting to murder the former Rwandan general, Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa. Also, Senegal becomes the fifth West African nation to...

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2014-08-28 Madagascar

Ebola in Nigeria: First death outside of Lagos

Nigeria reports its sixth death from the Ebola epidemic that has now killed over 1,500 people across West Africa. Also, Niger's leader of the opposition and parliamentary speaker...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Niger: Top opposition figure to be questioned in baby-trafficking scandal

In the latest development in a baby-trafficking scandal in Niger, lawmakers voted to allow a top opposition figure, who's also the president of parliament, to be questioned by...

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2014-08-27 Libya

Liberia: President dismisses top officials who ignored call to return home

No-nonsense President Sirleaf runs out of patience with top officials overseas who dragged their feet over a call back to Liberia to help lead the response to the Ebola epidemic....

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2014-08-25 art

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers flee Boko Haram into Cameroon

Hundreds of Nigerian soldiers are among a flood of people fleeing into Cameroon following Boko Haram attacks. The government says it was a tactical charge, others suspect that...

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