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Burkina attack shows jihadists’ strength

"This attack is all about Burkina Faso's membership of the G5 Sahel force"

‘I had no idea when it would end’: Stephen McGowan recounts kidnap ordeal

Since his return, McGowan has spent several days in hospital with a fever and headaches, although is recovering now.

Successful Mali raid raises questions about SA hostage

Stephen McGowan's family have been asked to keep a low profile after French forces rescued one of his fellow al-Qaeda hostages.

Fate of SA hostage captured in Mali remains unclear

Stephen McGowan's whereabouts are unknown despite the release of the Dutch national who was kidnapped alongside him in Timbuktu in 2011.

New al-Qaeda video shows SA hostage Steve McGowan

Al-Qaeda has released a new video of seven foreign hostages, including South African Stephen McGowan, urging negotiations for their release.

Al-Jazeera airs video of South African hostage in Mali

Three Westerners, including a South African man, abducted nearly nine months ago by al-Qaeda in Mali have urged their governments to help free them.

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