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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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2014-09-26 Africa

Islamic State group crackdown

A cell of suspects thought to work with the Islamic State group are arrested in a joint Moroccan Spanish operation. Examining allegations of murder, rape and child soldier...

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2014-09-25 Africa

Famine in South Sudan: 4 million struggling to find enough to eat

Algerian forces keep up the hunt for the militant group responsible for the brutal beheading of French hiker Hervé Gourdel. Nigerian police and parents of schoolgirls abducted by...

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2014-09-24 Nigeria

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in of Northern Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate soldiers released a video of Hervé...

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2014-09-17 Boko Haram

Several killed in Kano attack

Over a dozen people are killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack in in Kano. And there is still confusion over how many victims lost their lives in the collapse of a church...

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2014-09-22 Sierra Leone

Algerian 'IS' splinter group snatches French tourist

An group linked to the Islamic State organisation has claimed responsibility for kidnapping a French national who was hiking in Algeria on Sunday. The Frenchman has appeared in...

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