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Latest update : 2017-06-09

Nigeria: Over a dozen people killed in Boko Haram attack on Maiduguri

In tonight's edition: over a dozen people die in Boko Haram's biggest recent raid on the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Also, firefighters in South Africa’s Western Cape battle blazes that have followed the biggest winter storm to hit the region in decades. And in South Sudan, aid organisations struggle to reach those most in need of food aid.

Over a dozen people die in Boko Haram's biggest recent raid on the northeastern city of Maiduguri. Gunmen and suicide attackers descend on the city, but Abuja believes the extremist group is on its last legs. Authorities are focusing more on rebuilding communities ravaged by the insurgency.

Firefighters in South Africa’s Western Cape battle blazes that have followed the biggest winter storm to hit the region in decades.

And as South Sudan struggles with the insecurity caused by years of civil war, those most vulnerable to the fallout from the conflict struggle to find enough to eat. Many forced from their homes rely on aid to stave off starvation.

By Mary COLOMBEL , Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2017-11-17 Zimbabwe

President Robert Mugabe emerges from house arrest

Zimbabwe's Robert Mugabe emerges in public for the first time since the military took control of the country. At least five people are killed in Kenya's capital as clashes erupt...

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2017-11-16 Morocco

President Mugabe meets with regional envoys and army chief

In tonight's edition: Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe holds direct talks with the army who ousted him; parents of the kidnapped Chibok girls still in captivity say the...

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2017-11-15 Congo Brazzaville

Mugabe confined but 'safe' as army seizes power in Zimbabwe

In tonight's edition: the army seizes power in Zimbabwe, with President Mugabe confined but "safe"; the UN extends the mandate of a peacekeeping mission to the Central African...

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2017-11-14 Nigeria

Zimbabwe's army chief warns military could intervene to end Zanu-PF purges

In tonight's edition: there are fears in Zimbabwe that an unprecedented rift between the country's army chief and the president may come to a head; Amnesty International is...

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2017-11-13 Central African Republic

Vote-counting under way in Somaliland after first presidential poll in 7 years

In tonight's edition: votes are being tallied in Somaliland in the territory's first presidential election in seven years; a grenade attack on a concert in the Central African...

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