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Latest update : 2014-04-11

Central African Republic: Security Council backs peacekeeping force

The UN Security Council has voted to send a peacekeeping force to the Central African Republic. The country has faced escalating violence since a short-lived takeover by Seleka rebels last year triggered a violent crisis. Thursday's vote authorised a force of around 12,000, which will be called MINUSCA. It will be deployed on September 15th to take over from the African Union's mission.

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2014-10-29 Africa

Zambian President Michael Sata dies aged 77

Africa sees its first white head of a democratic state after Zambia's Vice President Guy Scott temporarily takes over from the late Michael Sata. There are more calls for the...

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2014-10-28 Africa

Burkina Faso: Thousands protest against president's plan to extend rule

In Burkina Faso, demonstrators clash with police in the capital over plans to extend the president's 27-year rule. Also, the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, visits...

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2014-10-27 Africa

Kidnapped Nigerian women used by Boko Haram on front line

A report released by Human Rights Watch says Boko Haram militants are using abducted young women on the front line of its insurgency. Also, South African police look for clues...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Ebola: Mali's first patient dies

The two-year-old girl who was Mali's first Ebola case has died. The WHO is warning of possible high-risk exposure. Also, Tunisian police kill six suspected militants after ending...

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2014-10-24 Africa

Tunisia clashes: Police exchange fire with armed terrorists near capital

A policeman is killed in a siege on the outskirts of Tunis, which security forces suspect has been used as a base for islamist extremists. This just three days before crucial...

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