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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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2014-07-08 Uganda

Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

The sounds of gunfire and explosions rung through Mogadishu today as Al Shebab rebels staged a suicide bomb attack on Somalia's presidential palace. Authourities say the...

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2014-07-07 Al Shabaab

Kenya: Clashes at anti-government rally in Nairobi

There were sporadic clashes in Nairobi this Monday as opposition leader Raila Odinga held an anti-government rally. Political rifts are deepening as Kenya remains on high alert...

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2014-07-04 Nigeria

AU approves draft decision to grant leaders immunity

The African Union has approved a draft decision to grant leaders immunity before a continental court. The draft resolution was passed during last month's AU summit in Equatorial...

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2014-07-03 Sierra Leone

Ebola virus in West Africa: Crisis conference wraps up

In Ghana, an emergency meeting of West African ministers hoping to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history wrapped up today. The rapid spread of the deadly tropical bug...

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2014-06-30 Libya

Super Eagles' World Cup hopes dashed

The Super Eagles' dreams of going to the World Cup quarter finals are over after Nigeria's national squad was beaten 2-0 by France.

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