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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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