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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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2014-07-24 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

Delegates at a ceasefire conference in Congo Brazzaville have agreed to stop fighting throughout Central African Republic with immediate effect. However the agreement is going to...

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2014-07-22 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Seleka calls for partition

Ceasefire talks for Central African Republic are thrown a curveball as the Seleka rebel delegation calls for the country to be split into a Muslim north and Christian south. Our...

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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2014-07-16 Central African Republic

'Bring Back Our Girls' denies politicking after standing up president

Nigeria's president's asked parliament to borrow one billion dollars to boost the army's fight against Boko Haram' s insurgency. Meanwhile the parents of hundreds of schoolgirls...

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2014-07-15 France

Mali : French soldier killed in suicide attack

Northern Mali remains restive: France's defence ministry said one of its soldiers had been killed by a suicide bombing targetting its forces. French intervention helped turn...

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