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Latest update : 2014-05-12

Slavery: France prepares to remember victims past and present

This Saturday, French president François Hollande will be taking part in a National Day of Remembrance of the Slave Trade. The commemoration was established in 2006 to mark 150 years since abolition. It's an opportunity not only to remember the past, but to highlight the plight of contemporary victims of human trafficking and exploitation.

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2014-10-31 Africa

Burkina Faso's army chief assumes power after president ousted

Burkina Faso's army chief takes the reins of the country, following the resignation of President Blaise Compaoré. In Nigeria, a triple bombing at a bus station in Gombe state...

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2014-10-30 Africa

Burkina Faso's army announces dissolution of government and parliament

Burkina Faso's army says the government and parliament have been dissolved at the end of day of chaos in Ouagadougou. Protesters torched parliament as they demanded the...

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2014-10-29 Africa

Zambian President Michael Sata dies aged 77

Africa sees its first white head of a democratic state as Zambia's Vice President Guy Scott temporarily takes over from the late Michael Sata. There are more calls for the...

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2014-10-28 Africa

Burkina Faso: Thousands protest against president's plan to extend rule

In Burkina Faso, demonstrators clash with police in the capital over plans to extend the president's 27-year rule. Also, the US ambassador to the UN, Samantha Power, visits...

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2014-10-27 Africa

Kidnapped Nigerian women used by Boko Haram on front line

A report released by Human Rights Watch says Boko Haram militants are using abducted young women on the front line of its insurgency. Also, South African police look for clues...

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