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2014-07-22 07:21 IN THE FRENCH PRESS

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Latest update : 2014-06-17

New attack in Kenya killed 48 people

Somali extremist group Al Shabab has claimed responsibility for a massacre in the kenyan town of Mpeketoni in which at least 48 people were killed. The hours long assault began on sunday night as residents were wathcing world cup matches and continued until early Monday.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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2014-07-16 Central African Republic

'Bring Back Our Girls' denies politicking after standing up president

Nigeria's president's asked parliament to borrow one billion dollars to boost the army's fight against Boko Haram' s insurgency. Meanwhile the parents of hundreds of schoolgirls...

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2014-07-15 France

Mali : French soldier killed in suicide attack

Northern Mali remains restive: France's defence ministry said one of its soldiers had been killed by a suicide bombing targetting its forces. French intervention helped turn...

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2014-07-14 Nigeria

Remembering African soldiers who fought in WWI

As France commemorates the centenary of World War I during the traditional Bastille Day military parade, our Africa News Team takes a look at the memorials that remain of...

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2014-07-09 Somalia

South Sudan : Rebel Riek Machar slams president Salva Kiir

As his nation marks its third year on the map, South sudan's president is calling on rebels to commit to restarting stalled peace negotiations. Swift to respond, Former Vice...

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