Special Report


Burundi walks a tight rope

A country tenses over competition for power

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Why South Africans hate African migrantsBy RAYMOND MPUMBANI | Thursday, April 23  2015 at  14:12

Zimbabwean migrants unload their belongings from a truck upon their arrival in Harare on April 22, 2015, after fleeing xenophobic violence in South Africa. PHOTO | AFP |

A crisis that has become part of a nation's history

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Post-revolt Libya: a hub for people smugglingBy AFP | Wednesday, April 22  2015 at  09:02

Illegal migrants sit after they are rescued by the Libyan coastguard in Tripoli, Libya on July 17, 2014. PHOTO | AFP |

How traffickers pitched tent in the the north African country

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Togolese opposition leader seeks to end 50 years of Gnassingbe ruleBy MARC BASTIAN in Lome | Monday, April 20  2015 at  15:18

This photo taken on April 11, 2015 in Lome shows people walk by a poster displaying Togolese presidential candidate Mouhamed Tchassona Traore. The west African country will vote on April 26, 2015 in the presidential election. PHOTO | AFP |

Observers have described the race between the two leading candidates as tight

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