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Latest update : 2014-09-08

Somalia: Al Shabaab leader targeted in drone strike

The US military tries to establish whether strikes have killed the leader of Somali extremist group Al Shabaab. Also, Medical charity Doctors Without Borders slams the global response to West Africa's Ebola epidemic. And Madagascar's vanilla producers say they're being short-changed by international markets.

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2014-11-27 DR Congo

Burkina Faso: Calls for probe into 1998 murder of journalist

Following the October ouster of President Blaise Campaoré, calls for an investigation into the death of Norbert Zongo, a journalist who was murdered in 1998, are gathering...

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2014-11-26 Africa

Sierra Leone: UN won't meet December 1st target for containing Ebola virus

The official death toll from West Africa’s Ebola epidemic continues to climb, edging ever closer to 5,700. Authorities in Sierra Leone call for military aid from the US as it...

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2014-11-25 Africa

Nigeria: Two female bombers kill at least 30 in Maiduguri

Dozens of people have been killed in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri in a double suicide bombing in a busy marketplace. Islamist insurgent group Boko Haram is...

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2014-11-24 Africa

Tiken Jah Fakoly and West African artists sing against Ebola

We speak to Ivorian musician Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is one of several African artists on a new Ebola appeal song. "Africa stop Ebola" is a home-grown alternative to Band Aid's...

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is once again hit by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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