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S Sudan rebel leader calls on Kiir to resign

South Sudan rebel leader Riek Machar has said that the government threats to try him for treason were an attempt to derail peace talks, and called for President Salwa Kiir to resign, in his first face-to-face interview since violence erupted in December.

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French president splits from first lady

Francois Hollande, the French president, has announced his separation Valerie Trierweiler, France's first lady, following a media storm over allegations he is having an affair with an actress.

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Death of 2 Nigerian students in Ukraine causes uproar

ABUJA—Two Nigerian students at the Donetsk National Technical University, Ukraine, have died, after what the Ministry of Foreign Affairs sources described as circumstances bothering on alleged negligence on the part of the hospital authorities where they were admitted for treatment.

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South Sudan refugees seek shelter in Uganda

Elegu, Uguanda - Akech Garang wears an expressionless face. She is drained and worn out. She has not seen her two children, two girls aged 12 and 13, and their father since the fighting broke out in South Sudan in mid December.

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Nigeria Gets First Standard Gauge Rail Line

THE long awaited Ajaokuta, Kogi State/Aladja, Delta State standard gauge rail line has been completed and ready for passengers use as it becomes the first standard gauge rail line in Nigeria and the West African sub-region.

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