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A look at the issues behind one of the stories making headlines on the African continent.


Only two rape convictions in a mass trial of 39 soldiers on charges of rape and murder in DRC

US Navy Seals take control of rogue Libya oil ship

South Sudan opposition leaders to return to face trial for treason

Gambia's new party declared political war on Yahya Jammeh

Strike-hit African diocese finds comfort in pro-poor stance of Pope Francis