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Anti-Kabila rapper abducted in DR Congo: father

Bukavu, DR Congo | AFP | A rapper critical of outgoing President Joseph Kabila was abducted in the Democratic Republic of Congo’s eastern city of Bukavu overnight, his father told AFP on Sunday. Akim Bufole Corneille, 26, was taken by unidentified people as he left a karaoke party, where he …

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79 abducted pupils freed in troubled Cameroon region: minister

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Seventy-nine school pupils abducted by gunmen this week in a troubled English-speaking region of Cameroon have been freed, the country’s communications minister told AFP Wednesday. The kidnappings on Monday were the first such mass abductions seen in Cameroon and coincide with an upsurge of political …

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79 school pupils kidnapped in troubled Cameroon region

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Gunmen kidnapped 79 school students on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, security and government sources said. The abductions, the worst incident so far in 13 months of unrest, came just a day before longtime …

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79 school pupils abducted in restive anglophone Cameroon

Yaoundé, Cameroon | AFP | Seventy-nine school students were kidnapped on Monday in an English-speaking region of Cameroon where separatists are fighting an armed campaign for independence, a government source said. The students were abducted along with their principal, a teacher and a driver, the official said, as a source …

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