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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.

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2015-07-27 South Sudan

Obama challenges Ethiopia on human rights

On his first full day in Addis Ababa, Barack Obama pulls Ethiopia up on its human rights record but praises its ally for its role in putting pressure on Somali al Shabaab...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Barack Obama lands in Nairobi for two-day visit amid tight security

Barack Obama arrives in the Kenyan capital on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president. Topping the agenda will be security, trade and gay rights. Also,...

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2015-07-23 Africa

Kenya gets ready for Obama's 'homecoming'

Kenya is in the grip of Obama mania on the eve of the US president's first ever official visit to the homeland of his father. Also, the UN's chief calls for political dialogue in...

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2015-07-22 Africa

Nigeria's president calls on Washington to help in Boko Haram fight

On the final day of his trip to the United States, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari vows to clean up his country's murky oil sector but calls on Washington to do more to help...

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2015-07-21 Africa

Burundi's president seeks third term amid election unrest

At least two people are killed in unrest that accompanies Burundi's controversial presidential election. There's a low turnout at polling stations as Pierre Nkurunziza bids for a...

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