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    Libyan rebel chief predicts end for Gaddafi
    Libyan rebel chief predicts end for Gaddafi
    Libyan rebel chief Mustafa Abdel Jalil said on Saturday "the end is very near" for Moammar Gadaffi and that it will be "catastrophic", as insurgents pushing on the capital claimed to have seized a third key town in 24 hours....
    Divisions dog African panel on Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    Divisions dog African panel on Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    A high-level panel named by the African Union faces an uphill battle in agreeing a unified stand on Côte d'Ivoire's political crisis and has...
    Far from revolts, African leaders talk shared values
    Far from revolts, African leaders talk shared values
    Hosni Mubarak's Egypt is in flames and Ben Ali's Tunisia is no more, but both events seem far removed from the African Union summit under way in...
    Côte d'Ivoire crisis, revolts to dominate AU summit
    Côte d'Ivoire crisis, revolts to dominate AU summit
    African leaders will try to bridge their divide over the crisis in Côte d'Ivoire and thrash out the wider implications of popular revolts in...
    DRC mapping report: An inventory of atrocities
    DRC mapping report: An inventory of atrocities
    The draft UN mapping report detailing crimes by armed forces in the Democratic Republic of Congo is an inventory of atrocities committed with...
    AU Mogadishu force contains offensive, still under pressure
    AU Mogadishu force contains offensive, still under pressure
    After a worrying setback when their Somali government allies deserted their posts, African Union troops in Mogadishu managed to contain the...
    Half of Somalia food aid diverted, says UN report
    Half of Somalia food aid diverted, says UN report
    Up to half of the food aid intended for needy Somalis is routinely diverted, according to a United Nations report, an extract of which was obtained...
    Mogadishu bloodshed mars president's anniversary
    Mogadishu bloodshed mars president's anniversary
    Two hundred Somali VIPs on Friday feted the first year of President Sharif Sheikh Ahmed's shaky rule as fighting that killed at least nine...
    No peace for the peacekeepers in Somalia
    No peace for the peacekeepers in Somalia
    In a khaki tent shielded by sandbags, four Ugandan officers are watching Black Hawk Down, the Hollywood account of the devastating ambush of...
    Journalists leave Somalia after hostage ordeal
    Journalists leave Somalia after hostage ordeal
    Two journalists from Canada and Australia flew out of Somalia on Thursday at the end of a 15-month hostage ordeal during which they were tortured...
    'If you don't want to fight anymore, there's no point'
    'If you don't want to fight anymore, there's no point'
    The gunfire outside does not disturb them as they speak, explaining what led them to leave behind their lives as Islamist fighters and defect to...
    Museveni under pressure as unrest grips Uganda
    Museveni under pressure as unrest grips Uganda
    In the space of a month, Yoweri Museveni's 23-year-old grip on Uganda appears to have been rattled by deadly riots and the return of a major...