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Boko Haram horsemen kill nearly 80 people in North East Nigeria

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2015-08-31 20:44 MEDIA WATCH

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Europe's Migrant Crisis: Share the burden or shut the borders? (part 2)

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Europe's Migrant Crisis: Share the burden or shut the borders? (part 1)

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Middle East: A West Bank town’s fragile rebirth

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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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2015-08-31 Nigeria

Boko Haram horsemen kill nearly 80 people in North East Nigeria

Boko haram horsemen are blamed for the shooting of dozens of villagers in Borno state. But security officials say they're cracking down on the insurgents and that around 20 top...

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2015-08-28 Guinea Conakry

Alpha Condé reacts to Dadis Camara's bid to return home

Guinea's president brushes aside claims that he's been blocking exiled former junta leader Dadis Camara from returning to Conakry. Captain Camara now says he wants to run in the...

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2015-08-27 Nigeria

Nigeria marks 500 days since kidnap of Chibok schoolgirls

On the 500th day since nearly 300 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by Boko Haram, those hoping for their return march in their memory and call for the government to keep up the...

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2015-08-26 Africa

South Sudan's Salva Kiir signs peace deal

South Sudan’s President Salva Kiir signs a peace deal aimed at ending 20 months of brutal civil war, but makes it clear that he has deep reservations about the proposal. Also,...

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2015-08-25 Africa

Loyalists dominate new Burundi government

The new cabinet of Burundi's President Pierre Nkurunziza is sworn in, a move criticised by some opposition members who say the new ministers are not legitimate, this following...

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