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Latest update : 2013-12-21

South Sudan's sacked VP calls for President to go

He'd said it wasn't a coup but admits he wants Kiir to go. South Sudan's former number two challenges the president amidst escalating inter ethnic conflict. Also Madagascar's on the eve of a presidential run off poll that voters are counting on will turn things around for one of the poorest countries in the world. And its the largest human airlift in recent history. The number of Ethiopians being brought home from Saudi Arabia have more than tripled expectations.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-08-03 Africa

Leading human rights activist shot in Burundi's capital

In Burundi, a leading human rights activist is shot and seriously injured in the capital Bujumbura. It comes just a day after the president's senior aide was assassinated in a...

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2015-07-31 Africa

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

"Remarkable" is the word some experts are using to describe an experimental Ebola vaccine, that's led to 100% protection. Doctors say if proved effective, it could be a...

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2015-07-28 Barack Obama

Obama addresses African Union

Obama heads home after his two-stop trip to Africa. The US president delivered some strong words against strongmen who refuse to relinquish power. Also, Libyan judges sentence...

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2015-07-27 South Sudan

South Sudan rebel leader says latest peace deal is 'questionable'

On his first full day in Addis Ababa, Barack Obama pulls Ethiopia up on its human rights record but praises its ally for its role in putting pressure on Somali al Shabaab...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Barack Obama lands in Nairobi for two-day visit amid tight security

Barack Obama arrives in the Kenyan capital on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president. Topping the agenda will be security, trade and gay rights. Also,...

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