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Thousands mourn celebrated Nigerian writer
Chinua Achebe, author of widely praised Things Fall Apart, buried in his hometown two months after his death in the US.
Last updated: 23 May 2013 12:42 GMT
Nigeria novelist Achebe dies in Boston
Author of novel "Things Fall Apart" dies at the age of 82 on Friday following a brief illness.
Last updated: 22 Mar 2013 21:27 GMT
Unesco suspends Obiang prize
Human rights groups applaud suspension of a UN research prize sponsored by Equatorial Guinea's president.
Last updated: 21 Oct 2010 20:48 GMT
Africa: The first 50 years
Profound changes over the past decade mean African countries can now treat their former colonial rulers as equals.
Last updated: 18 Sep 2010 12:23 GMT
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'Enough is enough': US anti-racism protests
'Justice for All' demonstrations swell across the US over the deaths of African Americans in police encounters.
Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
Six former Guantanamo detainees are now free in Uruguay with some hailing the decision to grant them asylum.
Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
Disproportionately high number of Aboriginal people in prison highlights inequality and marginalisation, critics say.
Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
Nearly half of Canadians have suffered inappropriate advances on the job - and the political arena is no exception.
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