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Latest update : 2014-03-26

Death toll from Ugandan ferry sinking tops 100

The death toll from the Ugandan boat that went down over the weekend rises to above 100. The crammed vessel was carrying hundreds of Congolese refugees making a desperate dash to return home. Also Liberia now suspects it may be dealing with its own cases of the deadly Ebola virus. This after neighbouring Guinea gets the all clear for Conakry but continues to struggle with a fatal outbreak in remote areas.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-09-18 DR Congo

DR Congo: New report says army worked with militias to massacre hundreds in Beni

In tonight's edition: a new report says the Congolese army worked with militia groups to massacre hundreds of villagers in Beni; Kinshasa opens an inquiry into the killing of...

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2017-09-15 Nigeria

Senegalese demonstrators march against persecution of Rohingyas in Burma

In tonight’s edition: Chanting "stop the massacre", Senegalese demonstrators gather in Dakar in solidarity with the Muslim Rohingya community suffering persecution in Burma....

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2017-09-14 Tunisia

Zuma's lawyers say 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational

In tonight's edition: President Jacob Zuma's lawyers say a 2009 decision to drop charges against him was irrational; Tunisia scraps a decades-old ban on Muslim women marrying...

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2017-09-12 Kenya

Kenyan opposition boycotts opening of parliament

In tonight's bulletin: Kenya's opposition boycotts the opening session of parliament; South Africa's Jacob Zuma suffers a setback after a court ruled that the election of a...

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2017-09-11 Kenya

Kenyatta threatens Odinga with impeachment if opposition leader wins election

In tonight's edition: Kenyan President Kenyatta threatens to impeach his rival, should opposition leader Raila Odinga win the re-run election in October; Benin and Nigeria are at...

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