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EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-02-20

Former Rwandan mayor jailed on genocide charges in Germany

Germany hands down its first conviction over the Rwandan genocide: a former town mayor is jailed for 14 years for ordering a church massacre. Also frustration over a week without electricity boils over into fatal clashes in Guinea Conakry. And African peacekeepers in the Central African Republic call for the UN to step up its involvement in the conflict.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-03-05 Nigeria

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2015-03-04 Niger

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2015-03-02 Namibia

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2015-03-03 Mozambique

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2015-02-27 Africa

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