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1 February 2015 Last updated at 12:01 ET

Reporter Peter Greste freed by Egypt

Australian al-Jazeera and ex-BBC journalist Peter Greste is deported from Egypt after 400 days in prison and is reportedly flying to Cyprus.


An armoured vehicle used by Boko Haram militants captured by the Nigerian military in Maiduguri (27 January 2015)Nigeria 'repels' Boko Haram attack

The Nigerian army says it has repelled a new assault by Boko Haram Islamist militants on the strategic north-eastern city of Maiduguri.

Ghana's Christian AtsuGhana cruise into Afcon semi-finals

Ghana ease into their fifth consecutive Africa Cup of Nations semi-final by comfortably beating Guinea in Malabo. BBC Sport

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Eugene de Kock parole: Has justice been done in South Africa?

As death squad commander Eugene de Kock is granted parole, some South Africans are wondering whether he has taken the fall for his government, reports the BBC's Andrew Harding.

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