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France to 'fight terrorism' from Ivory Coast
Ivory Coast to become France's main hub to combat fighters across the Sahel region, French foreign minister says.
Last updated: 10 May 2014 08:37 GMT
African states pull citizens out of CAR
Chad evacuates more nationals than other African states amid accusations of it backing Seleka fighters, which it denies.
Last updated: 05 Jan 2014 07:42 GMT
Thousands protest against Niger's president
At least 20,000 people march against Mahamadou Issoufou's rule, accusing government of corruption and media censorship.
Last updated: 28 Dec 2013 19:12 GMT
Africa's disabled cursed by apathy and abuse
UN promised to improve the rights of the disabled, but many in West Africa are still abused and ignored.
Last updated: 23 Sep 2013 13:02 GMT
Cameroon reach Brazil playoffs
Aurelien Chedjou's heroics sink Libya to give the 'Indomitable Lions' the last place in Africa's World Cup playoffs.
Last updated: 08 Sep 2013 18:59 GMT
UN warns of Nigeria refugee crisis
Thousands of civilians flee Nigerian military offensive against Boko Haram as new refugee crisis beckons in Africa.
Last updated: 18 Jun 2013 17:36 GMT
Niger says 'terrorists escaped' in jail raid
Officials say about 22 inmates, including some convicted of terrorism, missing after Saturday's incident in Niamey.
Last updated: 03 Jun 2013 02:16 GMT
Prison inmates kill guards in Niger
Minister says four people held over attack, a week after raid by al Qaeda-linked group in W African nation.
Last updated: 02 Jun 2013 05:36 GMT
Ahmadinejad to visit uranium-rich Niger
Iranian president whose country is facing sanctions over nuclear programme begins three-nation visit to West Africa.
Last updated: 14 Apr 2013 09:03 GMT
Malian refugees face difficult choices
About 50,000 Malians fled to Niger in 2012 and still have not been able to return home despite the French intervention.
Last updated: 02 Mar 2013 13:01 GMT
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Abandonment of 'Bring Back Our Girls'
Six months on, outrage and sorrow over the mass schoolgirl abduction has disappeared - except for families in Nigeria.
A soft approach to returning British fighters
ISIL combatants seeking an 'exit strategy' from Mideast conflict need positive reinforcement back home, analysts say.
Austrian youth flocking to ISIL
European nation hit by a wave of Islamophobia as many young fighters join ISIL in Syria and Iraq.
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