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Alan Paton: Why is Google honouring him today

Author and activist Alan Paton showed life in pre-Apartheid South Africa to the world.

Alan Paton

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DRC floods leave 45 dead, thousands homeless

Floods in the middle of a cholera outbreak bring misery and death to densely packed Kinshasa.

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Tunisia rallies simmer before Arab Spring anniversary

Demonstrations break out across the country, with more expected before January 14 anniversary of 2011 uprising.

Tebourba on Tuesday

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Up to 100 refugees feared drowned off Libyan coast

Libya's navy says up to 100 refugees are missing as it rescues 300 from three boats in the Mediterranean Sea.

Coastguard vessels rescued 300 refugees

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Cyclone Ava kills at least 29 in Madagascar

The cyclone hit the island nation during the weekend, leading to flooding, which affected at least 80,000 people.

Cyclone Ava

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Johannesburg: Train collision leaves hundreds injured

About 200 people injured after collision of two passenger trains in Johannesburg suburb, emergency services say.

Hennenman

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Why are tensions rising in the Red Sea region?

Egypt sends troops to Eritrea as Sudan and Turkey ink a deal to rebuild a Red Sea island and construct a naval dock.

President Recep Tayyip Erdogan

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Nigerian migrants return from Libya back to square one

Even after experiencing horrible treatment and conditions, almost half of West African migrants returning home from Libya say that they will try to reach Europe again.

Nigerian migrants

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Tunisian opposition leader calls for continued protests

One killed and five injured as protests against government austerity measures spread across Tunisia.

Tunis

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Nigeria flying citizens from Libya amid 'endemic' abuse

Some 5,500 Nigerians trapped in Libya while attempting to reach Europe to be evacuated amid reports of slavery and rape.

 Nigerians

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