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Latest update : 2014-02-12

Food shortage worsens as Muslim traders flee Central African Republic

The UN warns over a million people face food shortages in Central African republic. The exodus of muslim traders fleeing for their lives could just make matters worse. Also France meets the US and Africa is on the menu. President Barack Obama hails his french counterpart's efforts to fight extremism across the continent. And despite modest means, a group of working class fashionistas in Democratic Republic of Congo see themselves as Africa's it club and say the kudos is worth the cost.

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2017-01-18 Nigeria

Regional troops gather at Gambian border amid political standoff

In tonight's edition: regional troops gather at the Gambian border amid the ongoing political standoff, at least 60 people are killed in an attack on a military barracks in Gao;...

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2017-01-17 Nigeria

Nigerian air force mistakenly bombs refugee camp, at least 50 dead

In tonight's edition: Nigeria's air force accidentally bombs a refugee camp, killing dozens; outgoing President Yahya Jammeh declares a state of emergency in Gambia; and we talk...

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2017-01-16 Gambia

Gambian citizens flee ahead of Barrow inauguration

In Gambia, a few days ahead of the president-elect's inauguration, thousands continue to flee the country, many fearful of what it will take to unseat incumbent Yahya Jammeh, who...

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2017-01-13 Mali

Africa-France summit kicks off in Bamako

The 27th Africa-France summit has kicked off under tight security. More than 30 heads of state are gathered in Bamako, including French President François Hollande. Before...

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2017-01-12 South Africa

Dlamini-Zuma receives support in race to succeed Jacob Zuma at head of ANC

In tonight's show: President Zuma's ex-wife is in the running to succeed him at the head of the ANC, in Kenya a court threatens doctors with jail time if they do not end their...

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