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Faure Gnassingbe waves to a crowd at a campaign rally in Tado, Togo, 13 April 2015
24/04/2015 - Togo

Togolese voters won't accept fraudulent election results, says opposition

Togo’s opposition warned on Friday that tampering with this weekend’s election results could trigger violence.
23/04/2015 - Football

'Ugly but efficient' Juventus knock out 'deserving' Monaco to reach Champions League semi-finals

A youthful and enthusiastic Monaco side were knocked out of the Champions League quarter-finals by Juventus on Wednesday.
Skyline of Kampala, Uganda
22/04/2015 - Uganda

Uganda's new NGO bill ensures 'survival of the regime': interviews

Ugandan activists warn that a controversial new bill on Non-Governmental Organisations aims to silence government critics.
'Talking About Rose', a prisoner under Hissene Habre's brutal dictatorship
21/04/2015 - Spotlight on Africa

'Talking About Rose', a prisoner under Hissene Habre's brutal dictatorship

A new documentary film shown in Paris this month sheds light on the struggle of Chadian opposition leader Rose Lokissim who died at the hands of Hissene Habre’s regime.
17/04/2015 - Guinea - Liberia - Sierra Leone

Ebola-hit west African countries press for debt cancellation

Presidents of west African countries struck by the Ebola virus have called for a cancellation of their debt to aid their economic recovery.
16/04/2015 - South Africa

Immigration controls tightened in wake of South Africa's xenophobic attacks

South African President Jacob Zuma on Thursday appealed for calm and for the attacks against immigrants to end.
12/04/2015 - Kenya

Kenya's Dadaab refugee camp closure must be voluntary, UNHCR

The closure of Kenya’s Dadaab refugee camp must be carried out on a voluntary basis and conducted in a systematic manner, a spokesperson for the UN refugee agency (UNHCR) in Kenya told RFI on ...
11/04/2015 - Nigeria

Allegations of voter intimidation in Rivers state as Nigeria votes in local elections

Nigerian voters go to polls on Saturday to elect state governors and local assemblies, weeks after the All Progressives Congress (APC) party scored the first ever opposition win in the presidential ...
08/04/2015 - Sudan

'Leaked' documents claimed to show African Union pro-Khartoum bias in Sudan negotiations

A fiery debate was ignited this week over the authenticity of leaked intelligence documents from the Sudanese government.
An Islamic State militant carries the armed group's flag on the streets of Raqqa, Syria, 29 June 2014
07/04/2015 - South Africa - ISIS

Should South Africa act against ISIS radicalisation, or is Cape Town teenager an isolated incident?

South African authorities must act to stop the further radicalisation of young people, a leading analyst told RFI on Tuesday after a 15-year-old girl was intercepted and stopped from joining the ...