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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.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is hit once again by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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2014-11-20 Eritrea

Eritrea's youth exodus: Renewed conscription drive sparks emigration

The UN puts a mass youth exodus from Eritrea down to a renewed conscription drive in the country. Also, Nigerian lawmakers say the state of emergency brought in to tackle the...

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2014-11-19 Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers return to barracks after protests over pay

After a night of protests, soldiers in Ivory Coast have returned to their barracks after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of former rebels currently serving...

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2014-11-18 Burkina Faso

Kenya unrest: Four killed in revenge attacks after mosque raids

In Kenya, rampaging youths kill four people in the coastal city of Mombasa. This comes after police raids on two mosques suspected of militant activity. Also, Burkina Faso's...

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2014-11-17 Africa

Burkina Faso names Michel Kafando interim leader

Burkina Faso names former foreign minister Michel Kafando as interim president. This comes a day after political and military leaders outlined a year-long transition to...

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