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Benin looks back on its links to the slave trade
DR Congo and Madagascar mark six decades of independence from former colonial powers. The legacy of the damaging years of European colonialism continues to weigh heavily on the development of the African nations. Also, Benin commemorates those in its history who passed through its cities as they were sold into slavery. And Somalia celebrates its 60th year of independence from Italy by reopening long-closed cultural sites like its national theatre in Mogadishu.
Somalia: Car bomb in Mogadishu kills scores of people
A car bomb exploded at a busy security checkpoint in Somalia's capital, killing scores of people. The city has suffered regular terrorist attacks in recent years.
Car bomb leaves at least 76 people dead and 70 injured in Mogadishu
A massive car bomb exploded in a busy area of Mogadishu, leaving at least 76 people dead and 70 injured, many of them university students, officials said.
Islamist attack on hotel in Somali capital kills 25 - police
An Islamist attack on the Somali capital, Mogadishu, has ended, leaving 25 people dead. The attack began with a car bomb on Saturday (October 28) and ended on Sunday after a 12-hour siege.
At least 17 dead after double car blasts in Somalia
There was devastation in Mogadishu on Saturday as two car bombs exploded in the Somalian capital, just two weeks after twin bombs killed more than 300 people.
Massive car bomb kills 20 in Somalian capital
A huge car bomb exploded on a busy street in the Somalian capital of Mogadishu on Saturday, killing at least 20 and destroying several buildings.
At least six killed in Somali car bomb attack
A car bomb explosion in the Somali capital Mogadishu on Sunday (July 30) killed six people and wounded 20 others and the death toll was likely to rise, a police officer said.