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Niger: Top opposition figure to be questioned in baby-trafficking scandal

In the latest development in a baby-trafficking scandal in Niger, lawmakers voted to allow a top opposition figure, who's also the president of parliament, to be questioned by police. As the UN Security Council votes to take a tougher line with those contributing to escalating violence in Libya, the country's ambassador to the body warns that recent clashes risk tipping the nation back into a full-scale civil war. And we speak to African hairdressers in Paris who have staged their first sit-in.

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2016-07-21 South Africa

South Africa: Prosecutors seek longer sentence for Oscar Pistorius

In South Africa, prosecutors still have Oscar Pistorius in their sights. The Paralympian was sentenced to more jail time for the murder of his girlfriend earlier this month, but...

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2016-07-20 Libya

Three French soldiers killed in helicopter crash in Libya

Paris confirms that three French soldiers have been killed in an intelligence-gathering mission in Libya after their helicopter went down. Also, HRW accuses Kenyan security...

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2016-07-19 DR Congo

Nigeria: The difficulties of starting a new life in a refugee camp

The UN warns that around a quarter of a million kids are facing starvation in Borno state in Nigeria. Hundreds of people displaced by the Boko Haram insurgency have starved to...

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2016-07-18 HIV

African Union fails to elect new leader

Leaders from across the continent gather in Kigali, Rwanda for the African Union's annual summit, but fail to elect a new leader. Also, a week after a ceasefire was announced to...

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2016-07-14 South Sudan

South Sudan in crisis: Ugandan troops evacuate citizens after violence

Heavily armed Ugandan troops and tanks cross the border into South Sudan in the tense aftermath of the weekend’s fierce fighting in Juba. Kampala says the soldiers have been sent...

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