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Latest update : 2014-03-05

Lupita Nyong'o hailed as 'pride of Africa' after Oscar win

In South Africa, Olympian Oscar Pistorius pleads not guilty to murder at the opening of his trial. Prosecutors allege he shot dead his girlfriend in a rage on February 14th 2013. In Nigeria's Borno State, at least 150 people have been killed in attacks by Islamists and government forces since Friday. Seven also died in an assault in Cameroon. Finally, Kenya's president, Uhuru Kenyatta, calls actress Lupita Nyong'o "the pride of Africa' after she took home an Oscar.

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2015-05-19 Burundi

Protests continue in Burundi as calls mount for election delay

In Burundi, local elections are exactly one week away and unrest that erupted into a coup attempt last week continues. Also, violence continues in South Sudan's civil war....

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2015-05-20 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza delays parliamentary polls as clashes continue

All is well, says Burundi's leader, as parliamentary elections are postponed. Meanwhile, clashes between police, the military and protesters continue. Also, France announces that...

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2015-05-22 Burundi

At least two killed in fresh protests in Bujumbura

Clashes continue between protesters and police in Burundi, at least two more anti government demonstrators are killed as Brussels warns it will cut aid if president Nkurunziza...

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2015-05-13 Boko Haram

Tensions continue to rise in Bujumbura

The death toll from weeks of demonstrations against Burundi's president's candidacy in next month's elections continues to rise as does anger, and attacks, against police trying...

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2015-05-18 Burundi

Burundi: Nkurunziza sacks foreign and defence ministers as protests continue

Burundi's army has been deployed on the streets of the capital for the first time since protests began last month. The situation is still tense after an attempted coup last week...

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