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EYE ON AFRICA

Latest update : 2014-08-26

Ebola: Clashes erupt in Liberia as government enforces quarantine

Liberia is suffering the fastest rise in fatalities from West Africa's Ebola epidemic. Tensions among frightened communities in Monrovia have sparked clashes with police trying to enforce a quarantine on one of the city's slum neighbourhoods. Also, Paris turns to Mali for help in getting to the bottom of a probe into the campaign finances of former French President Nicolas Sarkozy. And with a population set to triple over the next few decades, Niger has the highest birth rate in the world.

Programme produced by Georja Calvin-Smith and Mary Colombel

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2015-08-03 Africa

Leading human rights activist shot in Burundi's capital

In Burundi, a leading human rights activist is shot and seriously injured in the capital Bujumbura. It comes just a day after the president's senior aide was assassinated in a...

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2015-07-31 Africa

Experimental Ebola vaccine could stop virus in West Africa

"Remarkable" is the word some experts are using to describe an experimental Ebola vaccine, that's led to 100% protection. Doctors say if proved effective, it could be a...

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2015-07-28 Barack Obama

Obama addresses African Union

Obama heads home after his two-stop trip to Africa. The US president delivered some strong words against strongmen who refuse to relinquish power. Also, Libyan judges sentence...

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2015-07-27 South Sudan

South Sudan rebel leader says latest peace deal is 'questionable'

On his first full day in Addis Ababa, Barack Obama pulls Ethiopia up on its human rights record but praises its ally for its role in putting pressure on Somali al Shabaab...

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2015-07-24 Kenya

Barack Obama lands in Nairobi for two-day visit amid tight security

Barack Obama arrives in the Kenyan capital on the first visit to his ancestral home as serving US president. Topping the agenda will be security, trade and gay rights. Also,...

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