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6 March 2015 Last updated at 07:19 ET

'Boko Haram' kill dozens in Nigeria

Suspected Boko Haram militants kill at least 45 people in a raid on a remote village in Borno state, north-east Nigeria, witnesses say.


Street in Kiwanja, north KivuCongo officials 'similar to rebels'

Abuse and exploitation in government-controlled areas in eastern DR Congo are almost as bad as when they were held by rebels, says UK charity Oxfam.

Thomas Sankara in 1986Burkina orders Sankara exhumation

Burkina Faso orders the remains of Thomas Sankara, the iconic ex-president killed in a 1987 coup, to be exhumed for formal identification.

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