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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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2014-09-12 Africa

Oscar Pistorius trial: Sprinter convicted of culpable homicide

Oscar Pistorius is convicted of culpable homicide. Her family says that justice has NOT been done. Cuba sends doctors and nurses to tackle West Africa's Ebola outbreak, as the...

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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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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan documentary debuts at Toronto Film Festival

Around a dozen people are killed in Somalia in bomb attacks claimed by Al Shabaab; this after the militants' leader was killed in a US drone strike last week. A parish in Burundi...

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