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Latest update : 2014-04-17

Virunga Park chief shot

On the eve of Algeria's presidential election there is not much doubt that the vote will deliver Abdelaziz Bouteflika a fourth term despite his failing health. Also the chief warden of Africa's oldest national park is shot four times near Goma. Emmanuel de Merode may have been targeted over his vigourous defence of Virunga Park's interests.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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