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Liberia's president Ellen Johnson-Sirleaf talking to RFI in Addis Ababa Sunday evening
27/05/2013 - Report: Africa - Liberia

Border security a priority, Liberia’s President Johnson-Sirleaf tells RFI

Peace and security throughout the West African region, particularly the Liberian borders with Côte d’Ivoire and Guinea, are a top priority for Liberia, said Liberian President Ellen ...
25/05/2013 - Report: Somalia

Somali MPs accuse Kenyan troops of refusing to protect them on Kismayo mission

Somali MPs have accused Kenyan forces of refusing to protect them during a a fact-finding mission in southern city of Kismayo.
Venezuela’s new president
25/05/2013 - The Sound Kitchen

Venezuela’s new president

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23/05/2013 - Eritrea

Eritrea’s 20th anniversary - haunted by perceptions or reality?

Eritrea celebrates its 20th anniversary of independence on Friday with state-run media describing festivities across the country.
Khartoum and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement start talks in Addis Ababa
23/04/2013 - African news explained

Khartoum and the Sudan People's Liberation Movement start talks in Addis Ababa

Negotiations between Khartoum and the main rebel group in Sudan are set to open today in Addis Ababa.

African press review 25 March 2013

Events in the Central African Republic and the death of one of Africa's greatest storytellers are among the stories in today's papers...


African press review 8 March 2013

Most African newspapers dedicate their front pages today to the general elections in Kenya as the country awaits the final results of the votes.

Darfur rebels on trial over AU peacekeeper killings
07/03/2013 - African news explained

Darfur rebels on trial over AU peacekeeper killings

The International Criminal Court in The Hague has set a date for the trial of Abdallah Banda and Saleh Jerbo, two Darfur rebels accused of killing 12 African Union peacekeepers in Darfur.
UN, Africans discuss Mali after the war
06/02/2013 - African news explained

UN, Africans discuss Mali after the war

The United Nations, the African Union, the west African organisation Ecowas and the World Bank met yesterday to discuss how to help Mali get back on its feet.
01/02/2013 - Interview: Mali - France - Côte d'Ivoire

Ecowas troops to operate throughout Mali, Ouattara tells RFI

The west African force in Mali will operate throughout the country in order to allow elections to take place, Côte d’Ivoire’s President Alassane Ouattara told RFI at the African ...