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Nigeria: 950 inmates died since the beginning of the year, some have been victims of extrajudicial killings

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ABUJA, 15 OCT- As reported by Amnesty International, in Nigeria at least 950 inmates allegedly died since the beginning of the year . The majority of victims were militants of Boko Haram Islamist group,
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Hollande-Zuma meeting, to improve relations between France and South Africa

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PRETORIA, 14 OCT – Meeting between French President Francoise Hollande and South African President Jacob Zuma is expected in Pretoria this morning. This is the first visit by Hollande as president: South Africa has repeatedly expressed its opposition over France’s actions in Ivory Coast and Libya,
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Nelson Mandela gets worse, he allegedly lost awareness

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JOHANNESBURG, 24 SEP – Nelson Mandela is losing awareness and his health is deteriorating. The anti-apartheid hero is staying at his home in Johannesburg, followed intensively by doctors. The stress within his own family is said to be the reason for his worsening conditions. The news was released by the New York Post, but has not been officially confirmed yet. Mandela has returned home recently, after a hospitalization in Pretoria for a lung infection.