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  • Kenya policemen patrol near the parliamnet during the debate on the controversial new security legislation that would crack down on terror suspects and curtail December 18, 2014 journalists' freedoms if they're deemed to 'undermine' investigations.

    Oppo asked the High Court to annul new law, saying it risked turning Kenya into a dictatorship.

    LAST UPDATE : Dec 24, 2014, 1:28 AM EST
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  • The ANC is widely expected to return to power although analysts say anything less than 60% of the vote for the party will be seen as a major upset.

    With about 96% of the results in, the ANC has 62% of the vote, followed by the Democratic Alliance with 22%.

    LAST UPDATE : May 09, 2014, 6:51 AM EDT
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    France has some 5,000 soldiers deployed in nearby Mali and the Central African Republic (C.A.R.), and can ill afford a further disintegration of regional stability.Africa,Boko Haram,Cameroon,Central African Republic,Chad,France,François Hollande,Jean-Yves Le Drian,Mali,Nigeria,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Dec 16, 2014, 1:25 PM EST
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    Friday’s announcement would indicate that Nida Tounes has definitively ruled out an alliance with Ennahda, cementing its secular support base in the process.Africa,Beji Caid el Sebsi,Ennahda,Moncef Marzouki,Nida Tounes,Tunisia,Lara Vergnaud

    Published Date : Dec 12, 2014, 12:58 PM EST

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