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DR Congo: Soco halts oil exploration in Virunga park

Environmental campaigners are celebrating after a UK oil firm agreed to stop exploration in Africa's oldest national park. The World Wildlife Fund had kept up the battle to get Soco international to scrap drilling plans for the Democratic Republic of Congo's Virunga park since French firm Total backed down last year.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-12-12 Paris

African leaders meet in Paris ahead of G5 Sahel summit

African heads of state join world leaders in the French capital for the second anniversary of the Paris Climate Accord. It comes ahead of a summit on the G5 Sahel Initiative....

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2017-12-11 Islamic State (IS) group

AU warns 6,000 jihadists could return to Africa

Some 6,000 Islamic State group fighters could be on the brink of returning home to Africa. The African Union says countries across the continent must bolster intelligence...

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2017-12-08 DR Congo

UN condemns deadly attack on peacekeepers in DR Congo

The UN condemns the attack in eastern DR Congo which killed at least 14 peacekeepers and five Congolese soldiers. Also, protesters in Africa join a global chorus of voices...

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2017-12-07 Donald Trump

Mixed reactions across continent as Trump recognises Jerusalem as Israel's capital

On tonight's show: Fierce protests in North Africa but more caution from Sub-Saharan nations on the continent following US president Donald Trump recognition of Jerusalem as...

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2017-12-06 Africa

Fans in Ivory Coast pay tribute to late French rock icon Johnny Hallyday

On tonight's Eye on Africa: For the second year in a row, DR Congo becomes the country worst affected by conflict displacement in the world, and the Ivory Coast pays tribute to...

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