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Obama pays tribute to personal hero Mandela
US President talks of admiration for former South African leader after private meeting with members of his family.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 20:28 GMT
Obama in S Africa as Mandela 'improves'
US president says he does not need a "photo op" with Nelson Mandela, who is said to show improvement in hospital.
Last updated: 29 Jun 2013 07:03 GMT
Obama in Senegal on Africa tour
US president arrives in Dakar on first leg of three country tour expected to focus on economy and democracy.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 13:24 GMT
Obama trips on Senegal's democracy
The Senegalese government likely hopes the president's visit will deepen economic cooperation with the United States.
Last updated: 27 Jun 2013 12:47 GMT
Fighting female genital mutilation in Africa
More than 100 million girls have suffered genital 'cutting' to save family honour.
Last updated: 16 Jun 2013 14:37 GMT
Youssou N'Dour takes Senegal to the world
Politician discusses his transformation from rock star to tourism minister.
Last updated: 15 Jun 2013 16:37 GMT
Deaths of protesters herald Guinea's election
More than 50 people have died in escalating ethnic-political violence ahead of the West African nation's June poll.
Last updated: 31 May 2013 14:30 GMT
From Brazil to Tunisia, Palestinians call for their revolution
The World Social Forum marks a renewed commitment to the Palestinian cause.
Last updated: 29 Mar 2013 17:26 GMT
Tunisia World Social Forum to blast austerity
Activists say global finance undermines democracy as participants meet to discuss economic and social problems.
Last updated: 26 Mar 2013 08:06 GMT
Senegal steps closer to try ex-Chad leader
New court inaugurated to investigate and possibly try former dictator accused of torturing and murdering dissidents.
Last updated: 14 Feb 2013 14:14 GMT
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