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EYE ON AFRICA

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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2015-01-23 LRA

Former LRA commander appears before ICC

For the first time a leader of the brutal Ugandan Lords Resistance Army has appeared before the International Criminal Court. Also, the Nigerian army continues to bombard...

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2015-01-23 DR Congo

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

DR Congo's Senate amends a hotly contested bill after four days of violent demonstrations across the country. Also, demonstrators in Gao march in support of the Malian army and...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Angelique Kidjo at Davos: 'Secondary education will be a game changer in Africa'

If you're a fan of African music, the name of Angelique Kidjo will be a familiar one. The Beninese super star is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. This week, at the opening of...

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2015-01-22 Nigeria

Nigeria: Security adviser calls for election delay

Nigeria's political opposition accuses the president's administration of cheap tricks after his national security adviser calls for a postponement of next month's election. Also,...

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2015-01-21 DR Congo

DR Congo: Clashes continue over proposed electoral law

In DR Congo, human rights groups claim dozens have died, the government says far fewer - this as police crack down on demonstrations against a planned change to the electoral law.

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