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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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2015-01-28 Rwanda

Mali: Twelve people die in suicide attack against MNLA

Pro-government fighters launch an unusual attack near Tabankort in the North of Mali; at least 12 people are killed as rebel fighters are targeted by suicide bombers. Rwanda's...

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2015-01-27 Libya

Libya violence: At least four foreigners among those killed in hotel attack

American, French, Philipino and South Korean nationals were amongst the four foreigners killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Libyan capital on Tuesday. Ghana and South...

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2015-01-23 LRA

Former LRA commander appears before ICC

For the first time a leader of the brutal Ugandan Lords Resistance Army has appeared before the International Criminal Court. Also, the Nigerian army continues to bombard...

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2015-01-23 DR Congo

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

DR Congo's Senate amends a hotly contested bill after four days of violent demonstrations across the country. Also, demonstrators in Gao march in support of the Malian army and...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Angelique Kidjo at Davos: 'Secondary education will be a game changer in Africa'

If you're a fan of African music, the name of Angelique Kidjo will be a familiar one. The Beninese super star is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. This week, at the opening of...

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