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A look at France's first Rwandan genocide trial

The suspected assassin of Tunisian opposition figure Chokri Belaid, whose death sparked a year of turbulence, dies in a police shootout almost exactly a year after Belaid was gunned down. Also, activists who have fought for over a decade to get France to hold alleged perpetrators of the Rwandan genocide to account welcome the trial of Kigali's former intelligence chief. And the return of relative peace to Mogadishu brings fresh life into its beach scene and security concerns of a different kind.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2018-05-25 Madagascar

Madagascar political crisis: top court orders formation of unity government

Madagascar's constitutional court rules the president must form a national unity government, in order to end a political deadlock. Meanwhile in Kenya, filmmakers fear censorship...

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2018-05-24 Amnesty International

Amnesty International says Nigerian army abused women fleeing Boko Haram

Amnesty International accuses Nigerian soldiers of raping women rescued from Boko Haram. Nigeria's military says the claims are false and malicious. Also, the Democratic Republic...

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2018-05-23 Rwanda

Macron and Kagame meet to repair strained ties over Rwandan genocide

The World Health Organization warns a deadly Ebola outbreak in the DR Congo has the "potential to expand". Also, following two decades of deeply strained relations, France's...

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2018-05-22 Burkina Faso

Burkina Faso anti-terror raid leaves several dead

A seven-hour shootout took place in Burkina Faso, as authorities carried out a raid on suspected jihadists. It’s the latest deadly incident in the wake of several militant...

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2018-05-21 Burundi

Burundi approves new constitution allowing president to extend time in power

Burundi votes for constitutional change in a referendum potentially opening the way for President Pierre Nkurunziza to further extend his rule. Also, a major vaccination...

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