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Senegal prime minister sacked
The move against Aminata Toure comes after she failed to win a seat at local elections on Sunday.
Last updated: 05 Jul 2014 04:23 GMT
New technology lights up Burundi
New technology is lighting up homes in country where civil war left much of the infrastructure destroyed.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2014 18:30 GMT
West Africa 'should decriminalise drugs'
Report by regional commission, including ex-Nigeria president, says current drug policies causing public health crisis.
Last updated: 13 Jun 2014 08:08 GMT
Senegal ex-president Wade returns from exile
Abdoulaye Wade makes controversial return after two years in France to support son facing corruption charges.
Last updated: 26 Apr 2014 04:50 GMT
Former Senegal president's son awaits ruling
Court due to rule whether to dismiss case, order Karim Wade to be tried or extend his detention over corruption charges.
Last updated: 17 Apr 2014 13:27 GMT
Senegal moves to prevent Ebola spread
Staff at hospitals and airports will get specialised clothing as neighbouring Guinea battles Ebola outbreak.
Last updated: 02 Apr 2014 05:14 GMT
The real scandal in France
French President Francois Hollande's policies fall short of his political promises.
Last updated: 02 Feb 2014 12:14 GMT
Gay Nigerians targeted as 'un-African'
Despite evidence of homosexual customs pre-dating the colonial era, intolerant laws are flourishing across Africa.
Last updated: 26 Jan 2014 06:54 GMT
Dakar rally racers gearing down
More than 400 cars, trucks, motorcycles and quads set out on difficult terrain to reach finish line.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 21:00 GMT
Peterhansel takes Dakar Rally lead
Stephane Peterhansel won the last major sandy stage of the Dakar Rally leading by 26 seconds going into the final day.
Last updated: 18 Jan 2014 15:43 GMT
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Gaza: Nowhere to hide
More than one-quarter of Gaza's population has been displaced, causing a humanitarian crisis.
Ugandans baffled by sleeping ministers
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Muslim charities claim discrimination after major UK banks began closing their accounts.
Migrants in Italy: Arrival and survival
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Black youth bear brunt of drug cocktail
Young men and women are hooked to third-grade heroin mixed with rat poison, detergents and HIV/AIDS medicine.
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