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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.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-09-19 Uganda

Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution

In a rare tackling of a public health emergency, the UN Security Council adopts a resolution declaring the Ebola epidemic a "threat to world peace and security". It warns the...

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2014-09-17 Chad

Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

At least 13 students were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday. One blast went off in a lecture hall at the Federal...

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2014-09-17 Ebola

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

The Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa is taking Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to the brink of collapse, warns the UN. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils a...

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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan movie debuts at Toronto Film Festival

Around a dozen people are killed in Somalia in bomb attacks claimed by Al Shabaab; this after the militants' leader was killed in a US drone strike last week. A parish in Burundi...

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2014-09-15 Libya

Central African Republic: UN takes over country's peacekeeping

As the UN takes over international peacekeeping troops trying to stem violence in Central African Republic, Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to the head of the new MINUSCA force in...

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