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South Sudan’s president Salva Kiir (left)  meets with Kenya’s 
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president Uhuru Kenyatta during peace talks in the capital, Juba. Photograph: Hakim George/Reuters

As Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta continues to burnish his reputation as a pro-western troubleshooter by brokering peace talks in South Sudan, he wil(...)

A South Sudan army soldier stands next to a machine gun mounted on a truck in Malakal town, 497km (308 miles) northeast of the capital, Juba, earlier this week. Photograph: James Akena/Reuters

Rebels in South Sudan are forcibly recruiting civilians to march on the capital, the military said, even as representatives of the warring factions ga(...)

A South Sudan army soldier stands next to a machine gun mounted on a truck in Malakal, a town 500km northeast of the country’s capital Juba. Photogaph James Akena/Reuters

The US special envoy to South Sudan has said the country’s warring factions have agreed to attend peace talks in Ethiopia. Donald Booth told reporters(...)

Kenyan president Uhuru Kenyatta: his lawyers claim evidence against him in the ICC’s case has been tainted by false statements. Photograph: Hakim George/Reuter

Victims of post-election violence in Kenya in 2008, which left up to 1,500 people dead and as many as 250,000 forced from their homes, have said they (...)

An internally displaced man holds his son inside a United Nations Missions in Sudan (UNMIS) compound in Juba today. South Sudanese government troops battled to regain control of a flashpoint town and sent forces to quell fighting in a vital oil producing area today, the fifth day of a conflict that that has deepended ethnic divisions in the two-year-old nation. Photograph: Goran Tomasevic/Reuters
UN base in South Sudan stormed
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  • December 19, 2013, 16:19

A United Nations base sheltering civilians in South Sudan was stormed today, with peacekeepers among the believed casualties. The compound of the UN m(...)

Military outriders ride past a village as they rehearse escorting the funeral cortege for former South African president Nelson Mandela in Mthatha,  Eastern Cape. Photograph: Siphiwe Sibeko/Reuters

Former South African president Nelson Mandela will return to the village of his childhood in the Eastern Cape today for the start of two days of fu(...)

A French soldier talks to locals during operation Sangaris, in Central African Republic (CAR). Photograph:  EPA/Denniel Melaine/ECPAD handout

Two French soldiers have been killed in combat in the capital of the Central African Republic, President Francois Hollande’s office announced today.Th(...)

French soldiers leave their base in Mpoko international airport in Bangui. Photograph: Reuters/Emmanuel Braun

Relative calm returned to the Central African Republic yesterday after three days of heavy fighting between Christians and Muslims, with France sayin(...)

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela with South African president Jacob Zuma at a prayer service for former president Nelson Mandela. Photograph: Joao Silva/The New York Times

The full magnitude of the late Nelson Mandela’s memorial service became apparent yesterday after it was confirmed dozens of the world’s former and sit(...)

An ex-Seleka soldier stands guard as his commander, General Yaya, meets Multinational Force of Central Africa (Fomac) peacekeepers at the Fomac camp in Bossangoa, Central African Republic. Photograph: Joe Penney/Reuters

Mathieu Marco hid in his shower as the Muslim militia commander who came to kill him screamed at his young son, demanding to know where he was. Frustr(...)

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