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  • 01:54 Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

    Is Boko Haram Spreading Attacks From Nigeria To Cameroon?

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    A wave of suicide attacks has left dozens of people dead across Nigeria and Cameroon within a week's time. No groups have claimed responsibility for the attacks, but officials suspect they were carried out by Boko Haram.

  • 01:47 Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

    Nigeria Names General To Head New Multinational Task Force

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    Nigeria has appointed a general to lead the new multinational task force created to fight Boko Haram in the face of a surge of devastating attacks. The announcement came as Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari met with his Cameroonian counterpart in a bid

  • 06:55 Burundi: Increasing Attacks On Opposition Party Leaders As Mbonimpa Treated In Belgium

    Burundi: Increasing Attacks On Opposition Party Leaders As Mbonimpa Treated In Belgium

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    Human rights activist Pierre-Claver Mbonimpa left Burundi on Sunday (9 August) to seek treatment in Belgium after he was the victim of an attempted assassination in the capital Bujumbura on 3 August. Hit by two bullets to the face and neck, Mbonimpa was s

  • 05:08 Another Bomb Blast in Nigeria

    Another Bomb Blast in Nigeria

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    Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari is finding it difficult to clamp down on Islamist militants terrorizing his country's northeastern territory. At least 47 people were killed and dozens of others wounded when a bomb was detonated in a crowded market Tue

  • 01:03 Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

    Musician Salif Keita Says Africa Albino Attacks 'unacceptable'

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    African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism to be protected, as Tanzania begins campaigning for general elections amid a fear in the rise of witchcraft attacks. African music legend Salif Keita has called for people with albinism

  • 00:38 Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Commander Linked To Suicide Attacks

    Nigeria Arrests Boko Haram Commander Linked To Suicide Attacks

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    Nigeria’s secret police said Sunday that it had arrested a key commander of Boko Haram who has been linked to several suicide attacks across the country. The commander admitted he lead a nine-member team to carry out an attack and disclosed that four of t

  • 01:24 Somalia President Optimistic That Al-Shabaabis Coming To An End

    Somalia President Optimistic That Al-Shabaabis Coming To An End

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    Somalia's president says the war against Al-Shabaab is almost won, despite a string of recent attacks by the Al Qaeda-linked group. President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud says the fight is in its, quote last stages and that people should focus now on rebuilding

  • 01:55 Albinos In Tanzania Still At Risk Of Ritual Attacks

    Albinos In Tanzania Still At Risk Of Ritual Attacks

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    One of the darker sides of the Tanzanian story is the plight of people with albinism. They are frequently attacked and frequently killed for their body parts. The Tanzanian Albinism Society says whoever wins Sunday's election, must do more to protect them

  • 01:16 Al Shabab Warns It Plans More Strikes In Mogadishu

    Al Shabab Warns It Plans More Strikes In Mogadishu

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    At least four people have been killed in a suicide bombing close to the presidential palace. The target was a Mogadishu restaurant popular with journalists. There's been no claim of responsibility. But Al Qaeda-affiliated Al Shabab has warned it plans mor

  • 02:08 Authorities In Somalia Boost Security Ahead Of Possible Attacks

    Authorities In Somalia Boost Security Ahead Of Possible Attacks

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    Somalia is bracing for possible attacks during the holy month of Ramadan, which has just started. Al-Shabaab militants are known to step up their attacks during this fasting period, in the capital, Mogadishu, and beyond. CCTV's Abdulaziz Billow has that s

  • 01:25 Police Launch Joint Patrols Between South Sudan And Uganda

    Police Launch Joint Patrols Between South Sudan And Uganda

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    Police in South Sudan and Uganda have launched joint patrols between the two countries to curb attacks on civilians by armed groups. Officials in South Sudan say the operation also involves intelligence-sharing. CCTV's Patrick Oyet reports