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Francois Ausseill

Francois Ausseill

    Five questions about the Somalia bomb
    Five questions about the Somalia bomb
    A massive truck bomb in the Somali capital of Mogadishu on Saturday killed at least 276 people and left 300 injured.
    Uganda vote set to extend Museveni's 25-year rule
    Uganda vote set to extend Museveni's 25-year rule
    Ugandans started voting on Friday in polls widely predicted to return long-time leader Yoweri Museveni to power, with a fragmented opposition...
    Kenya to vote on new constitution
    Kenya to vote on new constitution
    Kenyans will vote on Wednesday on a proposed constitution that would rein in the president's powers and address some of the injustices that fuelled...
    Burundi president hopes God, development will win votes
    Burundi president hopes God, development will win votes
    Burundian President Pierre Nkurunziza has told reporters he hopes his personal brand of "grassroots development" and religious fervour will win him...
    Madagascar's tourism industry faces ruin
    Madagascar's tourism industry faces ruin
    Madagascar's political unrest has left the once-booming tourist industry facing ruin as tour operators turn their backs on the Indian Ocean...
    West presses DRC, Rwanda to avert tragedy
    West presses DRC, Rwanda to avert tragedy
    Thousands of civilians displaced by conflict languished on the roads of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC) on Sunday as Western powers...
    AU summit ends in shadow of conflict
    AU summit ends in shadow of conflict
    African Union leaders condemned the latest unrest in Chad and Kenya on Saturday at the close of a summit overshadowed by new crises on the...
    Rape leaves lifelong scars in DRC conflict zones
    Rape leaves lifelong scars in DRC conflict zones
    Recent conflict in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo's (DRC) Nord-Kivu province has been accompanied by an upsurge in brutal rape and often...