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Zimbabwe's maternal mortality crisis
About 3,000 mothers die every year while giving birth, due largely to lack of access to quality healthcare.
Last updated: 09 Feb 2014 13:30 GMT
Gunmen kill worshippers at Nigeria church
At least 99 people are killed as assailants set off bombs and fire into congregation, officials and witnesses say.
Last updated: 28 Jan 2014 13:54 GMT
South Sudan army closes in on rebel-held town
Government says it is poised to recapture Bor, a claim dismissed by rebels as peace talks grind on in Ethiopia.
Last updated: 08 Jan 2014 02:52 GMT
UN urges immediate ceasefire in South Sudan
Rebels demand truce monitors before agreeing on halt to hostilities, with negotiators set to launch peace talks.
Last updated: 02 Jan 2014 23:50 GMT
S Sudan declares emergency in two states
Government and rebels teams to meet in Addis Ababa in effort to end conflict in Jonglei that has left thousands dead.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 22:49 GMT
S Sudan and rebels poised for peace talks
President Salva Kiir and rebels are to meet for New Year's Day peace talks in Ethiopia's capital, Addis Ababa.
Last updated: 01 Jan 2014 09:30 GMT
South Sudan rebels recapture key town of Bor
Government deploys thousands of troops from Juba in an effort to wrest back control of Jonglei state.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 21:06 GMT
Clashes in S Sudan as peace deadline nears
Government troops recaptured flashpoint town of Bor from rebel fighters loyal to Riek Machar last week.
Last updated: 31 Dec 2013 13:52 GMT
S Sudan's government 'committed to ceasefire'
Regional official says S Sudan will release some politicians accused of being part of an alleged coup to ease tensions.
Last updated: 27 Dec 2013 21:33 GMT
Witnesses describe atrocities in South Sudan
Violence returns to South Sudan on a level not seen since the civil war that gave birth to the world's newest nation.
Last updated: 25 Dec 2013 11:10 GMT
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Uruguayans cautiously welcome former inmates
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Australia's indigenous incarceration crisis
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Canada's sexual harassment at work problem
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