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Latest update : 2014-03-24

Kenyan parliament passes polygamy bill

A split between the sexes fires up trouble in the Kenyan parliament: female MPs walk out after lawmakers pass a bill proposing to allow men to marry as many wives as they want. And Madagascar's president heads to Paris for a charm offensive to drum up international aid and investment, five years after it was cut off.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-05-27 South Africa

US prosecutors probe bribery claims surrounding South Africa's 2010 World Cup

South Africa remains sceptical of allegations that a $10 million bribe was paid to secure its hosting of the 2010 FIFA World Cup tournament. Also, Madagascar's president's not...

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2015-05-26 Burundi

Burundi's Nkurunziza appeals for 'national solidarity' to fund elections

Burundi's government remains defiant despite the growing international pressure over President Nkurunziza's controversial bid for a third term. This as protests continue in...

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2015-05-26 Nigeria

Oil companies agree to end crippling strike in Nigeria

Avoiding total shutdown: fuel companies in Nigeria agree to end a fuel strike. The blockade on oil had caused the country to grind to a virtual standstill. Also, the remains of...

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2015-05-22 Burundi

At least three dead in grenade attack in Bujumbura

At least three people die in two grenade attacks in Bujumbura, this amid ongoing anti-government demonstrations against the president's bid for a third term. Also, the UN says...

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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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