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Latest update : 2014-01-27

Muslim ex-minister assassinated in Central African Republic

Relations between Muslim and Christian communities in Bangui take another turn for the worse as a Muslim former minister is killed by Christian vigilantes. Also, Madagascar's president hands over a huge golden key to his elected successor. Finally, across the continent, albinos face discrimination, prejudice and even violence because of the colour of their skin. We meet one South African woman who's taking her good looks public, hoping to help others be proud to be pale.

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2014-09-30 Africa

Ebola: UN sets target of 60 days to turn things around

The UN Ebola mission says it wants to see significant progress in fighting the deadly disease within 60 days, this as NGOs turn the spotlight on children who are being abandoned...

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2014-09-26 Africa

Islamic State group crackdown

A cell of suspects thought to work with the Islamic State group are arrested in a joint Moroccan Spanish operation. Examining allegations of murder, rape and child soldier...

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2014-09-25 Africa

Famine in South Sudan: 4 million struggling to find enough to eat

Algerian forces keep up the hunt for the militant group responsible for the brutal beheading of French hiker Hervé Gourdel. Nigerian police and parents of schoolgirls abducted by...

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2014-09-24 Nigeria

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in of Northern Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate soldiers released a video of Hervé...

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2014-09-17 Boko Haram

Several killed in Kano attack

Over a dozen people are killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack in in Kano. And there is still confusion over how many victims lost their lives in the collapse of a church...

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