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Africa

Dozens killed as train derails in DRC

23 April 2014, 19:20

Officials in the Democratic Republic of Congo say a freight has derailed in the country’s southeast, killings at least 30 people.

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Mali slams 'cowardly murder' of French hostage

23 April 2014, 18:20

Mali has denounced as a “cowardly and despicable murder” the death of a French hostage announced by one of the west African nation’s top jihadist groups.

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US envoy in Libya amid political turmoil

23 April 2014, 17:20

A top US diplomat was visiting Libya to meet government officials, amid political upheaval in the North African country, the State Department has said.

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Kagame: Lessons learned from genocide

23 April 2014, 15:09

Rwanda President Paul Kagame says that the genocide in his country 20 years ago has taught the nation that they "must ultimately be responsible for their own fate".

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Pupil held for giving letter to Museveni - report

23 April 2014, 13:59

Ugandan police are reportedly holding a 6-year-old pupil and her mother after the young girl sneaked through President Yoweri Museveni’s security and handed him a letter.

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Dos Santos names new defence minister

23 April 2014, 13:55

Long-serving Angolan President Jose Eduardo do Santos has replaced his powerful defence minister with the former head of the ruling party, a statement says.

Senegal: Wade returns home to support son

23 April 2014, 12:54

Senegal's former president Abdoulaye Wade is expected back in the country after two years abroad. His return is seen as aimed at supporting his son who is facing jail for corruption.

Bomb kills Egyptian police officer

23 April 2014, 11:50

A senior Egyptian police officer has been killed after a bomb exploded under his car outside his home near Cairo, a report says.

Defiant Egypt workers to challenge next president

23 April 2014, 10:44

Egypt's next president will have to contend with frustrated workers who have threatened a new wave of nationwide strikes if their demands are not met by the cash-strapped government.

'Piles and piles' of bodies in S Sudan slaughter

23 April 2014, 09:44

'Piles and piles' of bodies were left behind after the South Sudan slaughter, with thousands of people streaming to UN base for safety.

US horrified at 'abomination' of violence in S Sudan

23 April 2014, 08:35

The White House expressed horror at what it called the "abomination" of spiralling violence in South Sudan, where rebels took another town from government troops in a worsening civil war.

US lifts freeze, will deliver Apache choppers to Egypt

23 April 2014, 07:49

The US will lift a suspension on the delivery of Apache helicopters to Egypt after concluding Cairo has upheld its peace treaty with Israel, US officials say.

Ebola death toll in West Africa over 140

22 April 2014, 21:35

The World Health Organisation says the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa has killed more than 140 people.

Uganda: Islamist rebel leader flees DRC

22 April 2014, 20:07

The leader of an Islamist rebel group has fled his hideout in the DRC after a UN-backed offensive destroyed several camps belonging to his militia, Uganda's military says.

Wade to return home ahead of son's trial

22 April 2014, 19:04

Senegal’s former president Abdoulaye Wade is due to return home after moving abroad following his election defeat, his party says, a move that comes as his son faces trial for corruption.

Piles of bodies in S Sudan slaughter

22 April 2014, 18:07

Gunmen who targeted both children and the elderly have left "piles and piles" of bodies in a capital in South Sudan, the UN's top humanitarian official in the country says.

African troops capture junior rebel commander

22 April 2014, 17:02

Uganda’s military says it has captured a junior commander with the LRA and rescued 10 people abducted by the fugitive leaders of the rebel group notorious for abducting children.

S Sudan army battles rebels in 3 key states

22 April 2014, 16:12

South Sudan's army says it is battling rebels in three key states, as insurgents blamed for massacring hundreds of civilians in attacks last week continue an offensive targeting oil fields.

Mugabe 'pities' Queen Elizabeth, attacks Obama

22 April 2014, 15:04

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly laid into Britain, describing the nation as having "grown small in mind".

I’m earning $4 000, Mugabe claims

22 April 2014, 14:57

Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe has reportedly claimed that he earns a monthly salary of $4 000, the lowest for any head of state in southern Africa.

Al-Shabaab: We'll keep killing politicians

22 April 2014, 14:07

Islamist rebels in Somalia have vowed to keep killing politicians and wreck efforts to secure the country. This comes after a lawmaker was shot dead in Mogadishu.

Somali lawmaker 'shot several times'

22 April 2014, 12:57

A Somali lawmaker who was assassinated in Mogadishu was shot several times, police officer Mohamed Dalane says, adding that he died instantly.

Somali MP shot dead, second in 24 hours

22 April 2014, 11:45

Insurgents have assassinated a Somali lawmaker, the second in 24 hours, police and witnesses say, the latest in a series of attacks in the war-ravaged capital.

DRC grants 1st batch of amnesties to ex-rebels

22 April 2014, 10:35

The Democratic Republic of Congo has announced the first batch of former rebels who will receive an amnesty adopted earlier this year.

UN calls for probe of S Sudan massacre

22 April 2014, 09:30

The UN has called for an investigation into the massacre of hundreds of civilians by rebel troops in northern South Sudan.

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