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Latest update : 2014-07-09

Somalia : Al Shebab attack on presidential palace

The sounds of gunfire and explosions rung through Mogadishu today as Al Shebab rebels staged a suicide bomb attack on Somalia's presidential palace. Authourities say the situation is under control but extremists fighters claimed they managed to seize the presidential office and has called the assault a victory that undermines authourities efforts to boost security in the capital .

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2016-05-03 Africa

Cameroon's president heads to Nigeria

In tonight's edition: Cameroon's president visits Nigeria; tough times for Somalia's journalists; and the grand opening of Dak'Art 2016.

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2016-05-02 Papa Wemba

Remembering Papa Wemba

In tonight's edition: Remembering Papa Wemba; a Nairobi rescue operation; and deradicalizing Boko Haram members.

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2016-04-29 South Africa

South African court rules Jacob Zuma should face corruption charges

In South Africa, President Zuma's legal woes continue to mount up as the high court paves the way for a slew of corruption charges to be re-opened. Also, kill the illegal ivory...

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2016-04-28 Nigeria

Nigeria land conflict: Government condemns attacks, vows crackdown

In tonight's edition: Cattle raiding in Nigeria; a UN arms embargo lifted in Ivory Coast; and Papa Wemba's body arrives in Kinshasa.

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2016-04-27 South Africa

Defiant Zuma says no 'shortcut' to new South Africa

In tonight's edition: Freedom Day in South Africa; high hopes after Riek Machar's return to South Africa; and Abidjan pays tribute to Papa Wemba.

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