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Latest update : 2014-04-03

EU-Africa summit opens in Brussels

80 leaders from across Africa and Europe gather in Brussels for a joint summit. Top of the agenda on the opening day is the crisis in Central African Republic. Meanwhile, France and Germany pledge to become a motor for development. Finally, in rewriting the relationship between Europe and Africa, investment is key. But has the continent come far enough to attract the foreign cash it needs to realise its potential?

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-07-16 Central African Republic

'Bring Back Our Girls' denies politicking after standing up president

Nigeria's president's asked parliament to borrow one billion dollars to boost the army's fight against Boko Haram' s insurgency. Meanwhile the parents of hundreds of schoolgirls...

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2014-07-15 France

Mali : French soldier killed in suicide attack

Northern Mali remains restive: France's defence ministry said one of its soldiers had been killed by a suicide bombing targetting its forces. French intervention helped turn...

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2014-07-14 Nigeria

Remembering African soldiers who fought in WWI

As France commemorates the centenary of World War I during the traditional Bastille Day military parade, our Africa News Team takes a look at the memorials that remain of...

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2014-07-09 Somalia

South Sudan : Rebel Riek Machar slams president Salva Kiir

As his nation marks its third year on the map, South sudan's president is calling on rebels to commit to restarting stalled peace negotiations. Swift to respond, Former Vice...

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2014-07-10 South Africa

South Africa : Apartheid killer De Kock denied parole

Known as 'Prime Evil' the South African white supremacist jailed for assasinating black anti apartheid leaders will have to wait until later this year to find out whether he'll...

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