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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

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.

By Rochelle FERGUSON

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2015-04-24 Togo

Togo : will president Faure Gnassingbe win a third 5-year term ?

In Togo, voters head to the polls this weekend. Incumbent President Faure Gnassingbé is the favorite to win a third term amid complaints from the opposition that the election...

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2015-04-23 South Africa

Thousands march against xenophobia in Johannesburg

Thousands turn out to a Johannesburg rally to condemn the xenophobic unrest that has forced many Africans of other nationalities to flee South Africa. Also, the Nigerian army's...

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2015-04-22 South Africa

Ethiopian rally against IS group killings turns violent

A 100,000 strong march in Addis Ababa, called to protest the killing of dozens of Ethiopian Christians by militants in Libya, turns violent as protesters express their anger at...

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2015-04-21 Malawi

Hundreds of Malawians arrive back in Blantyre after xenophobic attacks in South Africa

Malawians start arriving back home after been chased out of South Africa by a recent spate of xenophobic attacks. This comes as the army is set to be deployed to hotspots. Also,...

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2015-04-20 Somalia

Al Shabaab bomb kills 4 UNICEF workers in Somalia

Several UN workers number are among the dead as Al Shabaab targets a bus used by the organisation's children’s agency. Also, South Africa’s Zulu king insists that his...

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