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Trapped miners remain underground to avoid arrest

Staying underground: authorities are trying to convince miners in South Africa to come back to the surface but with police standing by there's only been a score of takers so far. It's unclear how many remain underground. The men became trapped when large rocks fell, or were pushed, across the entrance to the shaft. Uganda’s President says he will pass a law banning homosexuality. Finally, Africa News changes gear to catch up with Natnael Berhané, an Eritrean cyclist speeding across France.

By Nicolas GERMAIN , Eve IRVINE , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2016-07-27 Africa

DR Congo: Thousands welcome opposition leader Tshisekedi after two-year absence

After a two-year absence, the DRC's biggest opposition leader has returned to Kinshasa. Etienne Tshisekedi got a hero's welcome, as the country's political situation is expected...

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2016-07-25 South Sudan

South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

In South Sudan, President Salva Kiir names a new vice president, replacing former rebel leader Riek Machar. Also, Abuja has witnessed recent attacks on its Christian community,...

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2016-07-21 South Africa

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

In South Africa, prosecutors still have Oscar Pistorius in their sights. The Paralympian was sentenced to more jail time for the murder of his girlfriend earlier this month, but...

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2016-07-20 Libya

Three French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Libya

Paris confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security...

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2016-07-19 DR Congo

Nigeria: The difficulties of starting a new life in a refugee camp

The UN warns that around a quarter of a million kids are facing starvation in Borno state in Nigeria. Hundreds of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have starved to...

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