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EYE ON AFRICA

EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-08-13

Libya crisis: Head of Tripoli police assassinated

After examining the ethical implications, the World Health Organization approves the use of experimental drugs in the fight against West Arica's ebola epidemic. And as Tripoli's police chief is assassinated, Libya's lawmakers vote to hold direct elections for the country interim president - but it's a plan that's likely to spark more turmoil in the troubled nation.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin Smith and Mary Colombel

 

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-01-27 Libya

Libya violence: At least 4 foreigners among those killed in hotel attack

American, French, Filipino and South Korean nationals are among the four foreigners killed in a suicide attack on a hotel in the Libyan capital this Tuesday. Also, Ghana and...

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2015-01-28 Rwanda

Mali: 12 people die in suicide attack against MNLA

Pro-government fighters launch an unusual attack near Tabankort in the north of Mali; at least 12 people are killed as rebel fighters are targeted by suicide bombers. Also,...

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2015-01-23 LRA

Former LRA commander appears before ICC

For the first time a leader of the brutal Ugandan Lords Resistance Army has appeared before the International Criminal Court. Also, the Nigerian army continues to bombard...

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2015-01-23 DR Congo

DR Congo: Senate amends controversial constitutional law

DR Congo's Senate amends a hotly contested bill after four days of violent demonstrations across the country. Also, demonstrators in Gao march in support of the Malian army and...

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2015-01-22 Davos forum

Angelique Kidjo at Davos: 'Secondary education will be a game changer in Africa'

If you're a fan of African music, the name of Angelique Kidjo will be a familiar one. The Beninese super star is also a UNICEF Goodwill Ambassador. This week, at the opening of...

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