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EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-01-01

Still no rebel response ahead of South Sudan's truce deadline

Ethnic Nuer fighters face off against South Sudan's army near the flashpoint town of Bor. Two weeks of deepening violence have left at least 1,000 dead. Also, Uganda has warned rebels loyal to South Sudan's former VP that if they ignore Juba's ceasefire offer, regional leaders will act. Riek Machar has been given until Tuesday to accept a truce. And at least 70 fighters are killed by Congolese security forces after armed supporters of a former political rival to president Kabila launch attacks.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2016-09-26 Nigeria

Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram

In tonight's edition: Abubakar Shekau says he is still leading Boko Haram; focus on Nigeria's recession; and Timbuktu residents say they are ready to forgive jihadists who...

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2016-09-23 Gabon

Court ruling expected on Gabon's contested election results

In tonight's edition: Gabon awaits a court ruling on last month’s contested presidential election results, Nigeria investigates oil fraud and Senegal works on vaccinations.

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2016-09-22 Nigeria

Nigerian President Buhari seeks help from UN to negotiate release of Chibok girls

In tonight's edition: Buhari asks the UN for help to negotiate the release of the Chibok girls; and unrest in central Mali threatens a world heritage site and finally we meet...

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2016-09-22 South Africa

Police fire rubber bullets at students protesting fee hikes in Johannesburg

In tonight's edition: Police and students clash in South Africa; calm returns to the streets of Kinshasa but political turmoil continues; and people take to the streets of...

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2016-09-20 DR Congo

Five party headquarters torched in Kinshasa in second day of violence

In tonight's edition: Five party headquarters are torched in Kinshasa in a second day of violence; students and police clash in South Africa over university fee hikes; and a...

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