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Latest update : 2014-01-22

Bangui's mayor takes over as Central African leader

The EU votes to send hundreds of troops to Central African Republic to back up French and African forces already there trying to stem the violence. This as the crisis-torn country’s new leader pledges consensus. Also, South Sudan's army claims the upper hand in the battle for the key oil town of Malakal, but insurgents say otherwise. And the opposition in Burkina Faso hails the weekend's anti-government protests as proof of its growing popularity.

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2015-01-27 Libya

Libya violence: At least 4 foreigners among those killed in hotel attack

American, French, Filipino and South Korean nationals are among the four foreigners killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Libyan capital this Tuesday. Also, Ghana and...

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2015-01-28 Rwanda

Mali: 12 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. Also,...

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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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