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Latest update : 2014-04-21

A landslide victory for the 'invisible candidate' in Algeria

Algeria votes to keep Abdelaziz Bouteflika as president, but opposition politicians cry foul and say they will not accept the results.

Despite ailing health and being confined to a wheelchair, Abdelaziz Bouteflika won a fourth term in office by a landslide. He took over 80% of the vote, according to official results. His main opponent, Ali Benflis, has cried foul and says he will not accept the tally.

Meanwhile, refugees at a UN compound in South Sudan are attacked. At least 48 are killed as clashes in the country continue despite a ceasefire signed between warring sides back in January. Africa News speaks to UN officials to find out exactly what happened.

By Nicolas GERMAIN , Eve IRVINE , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2015-02-27 Africa

Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

President Paul Kagame visits UNESCO headquarters in Paris, sparking protests for and against the Rwandan strongman. During the visit, Kagame spoke to FRANCE 24. Also, the ICC...

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2015-02-26 Africa

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram attacks kill dozens

Dozens of people are killed in another suicide bomb attack in northeastern Nigeria. The bloodshed in Jos comes as President Goodluck Jonathan pays a surprise visit to a former...

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2015-02-25 Ebola

Freetown blames Ebola spike on mistrust of medical advice

Last week saw 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola logged in the countries at the heart of the West African epidemic that has claimed around 10,000 lives over the last year. Sierra...

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2015-02-24 DR Congo

DR Congo: Army launches strike against Hutu rebels

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the army has launched an offensive against Rwandan FDLR rebels, in a bid to drive them out of South Kivu. Tuesday's fighting is the first to...

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2015-02-23 women

Campaigners in Uganda offer access to cut-priced feminine pads

For millions of African women and girls, talking about periods can be tough, and getting your hands on the materials needed to deal with them equally difficult. We take a look at...

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