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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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2017-07-21 sport

International Francophone Games kick off in Abidjan

In tonight’s edition, sport and culture meet in a spirit of solidarity, as the 8th edition of the Francophone Games kicks off in Abidjan Ivory Coast. Also, in Somalia, more than...

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2017-07-20 Kenya

Kenya court rules Dubai firm can print presidential ballots

In tonight's bulletin: a Kenyan court says a Dubai firm can print presidential ballots; security is ramped up in Abidjan ahead of the Francophone Games; and we meet South African...

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2017-07-18 Cameroon

Rescue efforts to find missing Cameroonian soldiers continue

In tonight's edition: rescue efforts continue in a bid to find missing soldiers after a Cameroonian vessel capsizes; President Kabila reshuffles police chiefs amid growing...

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2017-07-17 Cameroon

At least 34 missing after military ship sinks off Cameroon

Dozens of elite Cameroonian soldiers are feared dead after their boat capsizes; Senegal's U.S. Ouakam team are suspended from the country's Football Federation; and we take you...

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2017-07-14 Rwanda

Thousands continue to flee violence in DR Congo's Kasai region

In tonight's edition: we report from DR Congo's Kasai region, where thousands continue to flee violence. Also, the opposition in Rwanda prepares to battle against incumbent Paul...

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