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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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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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