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Latest update : 2014-02-24

Somalia’s presidential palace attacked

Somalia's presidential palace was attacked on Friday, with two car bombs breaking through the heavily fortified compound. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud was unharmed but two government officials were killed along with the nine assailants. The Al-Qaeda-linked Al-Shabaab militants claimed responsibility. The group was ousted from the capital back in 2011 but attacks in the city have recently been on the increase again.

By Nicolas GERMAIN , Eve IRVINE , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2014-07-22 Central African Republic

Central African Republic: Brazzaville peace talks suspended

Ceasefire talks for Central African Republic are thrown a curveball as the former seleka rebel delegation calls for the country to be split into a Muslim north and Christian...

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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2014-07-16 Central African Republic

'Bring Back Our Girls' denies politicking after standing up president

Nigeria's president's asked parliament to borrow one billion dollars to boost the army's fight against Boko Haram' s insurgency. Meanwhile the parents of hundreds of schoolgirls...

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2014-07-15 France

Mali : French soldier killed in suicide attack

Northern Mali remains restive: France's defence ministry said one of its soldiers had been killed by a suicide bombing targetting its forces. French intervention helped turn...

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2014-07-14 Nigeria

Remembering African soldiers who fought in WWI

As France commemorates the centenary of World War I during the traditional Bastille Day military parade, our Africa News Team takes a look at the memorials that remain of...

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