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Latest update : 2014-01-20

Ugandan president blocks anti-homosexuality bill

Uganda's President refuses to ratify a bill calling for life imprisonment for gay people, but some activists say Yoweri Museveni's language is cause for concern. The UN calls ethnic violence in South Sudan a "horrifying human rights disaster", citing evidence of the use of child soldiers and mass atrocities committed by both sides. And Madagascar officially declares a new president-elect. Hery Rajaonarimampianina, an ex-finance minister, takes the reigns with over 53 percent of the vote.

By Rochelle FERGUSON , Julia SIEGER , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2014-07-11 EBOLA

2014-07-11 21:47 AFRICA NEWS

The World Health Organisation says it expects the worst Ebola outbreak in history to continue its deadly rampage through west Africa for at least "several months.

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2014-07-08 Uganda

Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

The sounds of gunfire and explosions rung through Mogadishu today as Al Shebab rebels staged a suicide bomb attack on Somalia's presidential palace. Authourities say the...

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2014-07-07 Al Shabaab

Kenya: Clashes at anti-government rally in Nairobi

There were sporadic clashes in Nairobi this Monday as opposition leader Raila Odinga held an anti-government rally. Political rifts are deepening as Kenya remains on high alert...

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2014-07-04 Nigeria

AU approves draft decision to grant leaders immunity

The African Union has approved a draft decision to grant leaders immunity before a continental court. The draft resolution was passed during last month's AU summit in Equatorial...

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2014-07-03 Sierra Leone

Ebola virus in West Africa: Crisis conference wraps up

In Ghana, an emergency meeting of West African ministers hoping to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history wrapped up today. The rapid spread of the deadly tropical bug...

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