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South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

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Latest update : 2017-12-14

Somalia's Shabaab kill 18 policemen in academy bombing

At least 18 people are dead in Mogadishu after a suicide bomber detonated his explosive vest. The victims were all policemen in training. Al Shabaab claimed responsibility for the attack. Meanwhile, 11 militia members in the DR Congo are sentenced to life in prison for raping underaged girls. Finally, in Sierra Leone, a government programme allows pregnant girls to continue their education. But critics say the scheme isn’t working.

By Shona BHATTACHARYYA , Charlotte PRUDHOMME

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2018-04-25 South Africa

South African unions strike over proposed minimum wage

In tonight's edition, South African unions strike over a proposed minimum wage, Israel scraps controversial plans to forcibly deport African migrants, and Togo's national team...

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2018-04-23 Zimbabwe

Zimbabwean nurses call off strike and return to work

In tonight's edition: Nurses in Zimbabwe call off their strike action and return to work, and Cameroon's government says it will compensate victims of a Ponzi scheme. Also, more...

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2018-04-20 Liberia

Former Liberian warlord sentenced to 30 years in US prison

In tonight’s edition: A Liberian warlord known as "Jungle Jabbah" has been sentenced to 30 years in a US prison for deceiving officials about his role in his country's civil war....

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2018-04-19 Commonwealth

Commonwealth summit: African members seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion

In tonight's edition: African member states of the Commonwealth seek to grow trade value to $2 trillion; Senegal's parliament sets a higher bar for presidential candidates...

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2018-04-18 DR Congo

Violence in DR Congo's Ituri Province forces thousands to live in camps

In tonight's edition: Violence in DR Congo's Ituri Province forces thousands to live in camps; Khalifa Haftar's chief of staff survives a car bomb attack in Libya; and the...

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