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Latest update : 2014-04-16

Rwandan singer amongst terror plot suspects

There is a narrow escape for several girls who managed to leap off a truck after over 100 students were abducted by islamist extremists in northeastern Nigeria. Soldiers are now trying to track the kidnappers. And Rwandan authorities say they have arrested 4 people who were plotting to attack key leaders in revenge for the assassination of an exiled opposition figure. A top musician is amongst those accused.

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2016-07-25 Africa

South Sudan: President Salva Kiir names new vice president

In South Sudan, president Salva Kiir names a new vice president, replacing former rebel leader Riek Machar. Also, Abuja has witnessed recent attacks on its Christian community,...

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2016-07-21 South Africa

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

In South Africa, prosecutors still have Oscar Pistorius in their sights. The Paralympian was sentenced to more jail time for the murder of his girlfriend earlier this month, but...

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2016-07-20 Libya

Three French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Libya

Paris confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security...

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2016-07-19 DR Congo

Nigeria: The difficulties of starting a new life in a refugee camp

The UN warns that around a quarter of a million kids are facing starvation in Borno state in Nigeria. Hundreds of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have starved to...

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2016-07-18 HIV

African Union fails to elect new leader

Leaders from across the continent gather in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Union's annual summit, but fail to elect a new leader. Also, a week after a ceasefire was announced to...

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