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Latest update : 2013-12-27

Mediators try to broker a peace deal in South Sudan

In South Sudan, African mediators attempting to broker a peace deal have held talks with President Salva Kiir. This comes as clashes continue in the oil producing north, threatening the nation's economic lifeline. The International Red Cross says some 40 bodies have been recovered in the Central African Republic's capital Bangui, where tensions remain high. And Egypt's military-backed government has turned up the pressure on the Muslim Brotherhood, arresting dozens of the group's supporters.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Charlotte PRUDHOMME , Alexander TURNBULL

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2014-07-28 Liberia

Ebola virus : Liberia shuts most border points

Nigeria's economic capital Lagos has shut down and quarantined a hospital where a patient suffering from the country’s first recorded case of Ebola recently died. The patient...

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2014-07-25 Mali

Search of Air Algerie crash site continues

Investigators, in addition to French and African military personnel, continue to search for clues into what caused Air Algerie flight AH5017 to crash, killing all 118 people on...

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2014-07-24 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

At a ceasefire conference in Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic delegates have agreed to stop fighting throughout the country with immediate effect. However the...

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2014-07-22 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Seleka calls for partition

Ceasefire talks for Central African Republic are thrown a curveball as the Seleka rebel delegation calls for the country to be split into a Muslim north and Christian south. Our...

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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