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17 April 2015
Leading opponents of the legislation from civil society say they will take the government to court if the president signs the bill into law.
16 April 2015
South Africa has witnessed xenophobic attacks involving beatings, killings, and burning and looting shops and property owned by foreigners. Five people have been killed, including a 14-year-old boy.
12 April 2015
Imagine being in a hospital with a deadly illness and you can't see the faces of the people caring for you. That's what Mary Beth Heffernan has tried to change.
10 April 2015
9 April 2015
Opposition leaders met in Paris, where they accused President Alpha Condé's government of "repeated violations" of the constitution.
8 April 2015
Gambian soldiers who participated in a foiled coup on 30 December 2014 have been judged by a secret court. Human rights groups have expressed concern over the trials.
7 April 2015
6 April 2015
Twitter users have started using the hashtag #147notjustanumber to celebrate the memory of those slain when armed militants stormed Garissa University College.
From increased military funding to less corruption, Nigerians on Twitter are telling their president-elect want they want from his government.
The Charlie Hebdo attack sparked unprecedented solidarity worldwide, but Kenya's tragedy has elicited a less enthusiastic international response.