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  • South Africa commemorates Marikana miners killed by police

    A memorial service has been held in South Africa to remember victims of the Marikana massacre five years ago, in which 34 miners who were on strike were shot and killed by police.

    South Africa commemorates Marikana miners killed by police
    South Africa commemorates Marikana miners killed by police

    A memorial service has been held in South Africa to remember victims of the Marikana massacre five years ago, in which 34 miners who were on strike were shot and killed by police.

    01:34Aug 16, 2017

  • Can the UN achieve peace in Libya?

    The downfall and death of Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi in 2011 was hailed as a victory for democracy by some in the international community.

    Can the UN achieve peace in Libya?
  • At least 600 people missing after Sierra Leone floods

    At least 600 people are still missing after a massive wall of mud and water wiped out whole neighbourhoods in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown.

    At least 600 people missing after Sierra Leone floods
  • South Africa 'fails' to compensate families of killed striking miners

    Five years ago 34 miners striking over poor pay and harsh working conditions were shot and killed by police in South Africa.

    South Africa 'fails' to compensate families of killed striking miners
  • Sierra Leone appeals for 'urgent' aid for deadly mudslide disaster

    Sierra Leone's President Ernest Bai Koroma has appealed for "urgent support" after mudslides killed more than 300 people and left thousands homeless. The Red Cross estimates that 600 people are still missing.

    Sierra Leone appeals for 'urgent' aid for deadly mudslide disaster
  • Burkina Faso in mourning following deadly restaurant attack

    Burkina Faso and France have agreed to accelerate the deployment of a multinational military force to combat armed groups in West Africa after a deadly attack on a restaurant in the capital.

    Burkina Faso in mourning following deadly restaurant attack