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  • 03:32 Somalia's UN-backed Government Struggles In Shadow Of Islamic Militia

    Somalia's UN-backed Government Struggles In Shadow Of Islamic Militia

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    Islamic militiamen have taken control of vast swathes of southern Somalia, leaving the transitional government isolated, surrounded and almost powerless in the town of Baidoa, 250 kilometres (155 miles) northwest of the capital, Mogadishu, and raising con

  • 04:11 DRC: Ethnic Militias Attack Civilians In Katanga

    DRC: Ethnic Militias Attack Civilians In Katanga

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    Kinshasa: The widespread killing and displacement of civilians by ethnic militia in northern Katanga, in southeastern Democratic Republic of Congo, shows the urgent need for the government to protect civilians, Human Rights Watch said today. The governmen

  • 01:17 Thomas Lubanga Wants To Research Ethnic Violence

    Thomas Lubanga Wants To Research Ethnic Violence

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    Congolese militia leader Thomas Lubanga is seeking to be freed early from jail. He was sentenced to 14 years for using child soldiers and raping girls but now he's eligible for release. And he says he should be allowed out, to research the causes of ethni

  • 00:59 Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

    Lake Chad Region Deploys Joint Force To Fight Boko Haram

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    Military chiefs from the Lake Chad region have finalized details of the deployment of a joint force to fight Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram. The officers have designated three command posts in Nigeria and Cameroon. At a two-day meeting in N'Djamena, w

  • 01:30 More Than 6,000 Children Released By Anti-Balaka Militia in Central African Republic

    More Than 6,000 Children Released By Anti-Balaka Militia in Central African Republic

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    Anti Balaka militia in the Central African Republic have released 163 enslaved children, some of them used as combatants, partly fulfilling a pledge made as part of a U.N.-brokered deal. Local leaders are now concerned for the welfare of the released chil

  • 00:54 Al-Shabab Admits To Killing Somali President's Nephew

    Al-Shabab Admits To Killing Somali President's Nephew

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    Somali militant group Al Shabab has shot dead the nephew of President Hassan Sheikh Mohamoud. The attack happened in the capital Mogadishu. CCTV's Abdulaziz Billow reports

  • 01:54 CAR Fight LRA Militia Using Radio Waves

    CAR Fight LRA Militia Using Radio Waves

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    In south-eastern Central African Republic, the population faces a constant threat from the Lords Resistatnce Army - a militia born in Uganda. In Obo, near the South Sudanese border, HF and FM radios help villagers communicate and alert the authorities in

  • 00:38 DRC Military Say It Has Killed 13 Militiamen

    DRC Military Say It Has Killed 13 Militiamen

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    The military in the Democratic of Congo says it has killed 13 militiamen after coming under attack in the country's volatile Ituri province. Army spokesman Jules Ngongo said clashes happened around the villages of Jemi and Penyi, in the Djugu territory. A