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Latest update : 2014-04-22

S. Sudanese rebels accused of ethnic slaughter in oil town

The United Nations warns that ethnic divisions in South Sudan's crisis are deepening and that hundreds of civilians were slaughtered by rebels as they seized the oil hub of Bentiu last week. Also Nigerian teachers say that the number of girls still missing after suspected islamist extremists launched a mass abduction from a school last week is far higher than authorities have announced.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-09-30 Africa

Ebola: UN sets target of 60 days to turn things around

The UN Ebola mission says it wants to see significant progress in fighting the deadly disease within 60 days. This as NGOs turn the spolight on children who are being orphaned...

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2014-09-26 Africa

Islamic State group crackdown

A cell of suspects thought to work with the Islamic State group are arrested in a joint Moroccan Spanish operation. Examining allegations of murder, rape and child soldier...

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2014-09-25 Africa

Famine in South Sudan: 4 million struggling to find enough to eat

Algerian forces keep up the hunt for the militant group responsible for the brutal beheading of French hiker Hervé Gourdel. Nigerian police and parents of schoolgirls abducted by...

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2014-09-24 Nigeria

Algerian jihadists execute French hostage

An Algerian islamist group has beheaded a French hiker kidnapped in of Northern Algeria on Sunday. Militants calling themselves the Caliphate soldiers released a video of Hervé...

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2014-09-17 Boko Haram

Several killed in Kano attack

Over a dozen people are killed in a suicide bombing and gun attack in in Kano. And there is still confusion over how many victims lost their lives in the collapse of a church...

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