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Children with albinism being hunted down and killed in Tanzania

Albino children in Tanzania are being hunted down and murdered for their bones, which are ground down to make good luck potions.

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Calais migrants: a day in the life of the Jungle

“Sixteen years ago, I was migrating without papers and evading police just like them. I eventually sneaked into Britain without proper documents. That’s what hundreds of migrants are attempting to do.”

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Seeking a better life: from London to Somalia

Faisal Kiber used to be an estate agent in Wembley, now he is a camel herder: “Over there, I worried about the letters, council tax, electricity bills, water bills. [In London] you worry about daily life… here no one is …

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Somalia’s lost generation: the battle to make migrants stay

Jamal Osman travelled to the city of Hargeisa in northern Somalia – an area relatively free of the threat of Al-Shabaab Islamist terror but thousands still want to leave.

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How al-Shabaab is dividing communities in northern Kenya

Al-Shabaab militants killed 148 non-Muslim students in the northern Kenyan town of Garissa last month. Jamal Osman finds that a growing number of Christian residents are now fleeing the community. Students came under attack early in the morning as they …

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The Nairobian: Scandals make Kenya’s fastest growing paper

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The adopted Ethiopian children being given away on Facebook

A Channel 4 News investigation finds that unwanted kids are listed on the Facebook group, and other online forums and websites, when their American parents decide that they no longer want them or are unable to care from them. Hundreds …

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British Muslims turn to US embassy for radicalisation advice

A lack of genuine engagement means some British Muslim community groups would rather talk to US embassy officials than the Home Office about efforts to counter extremism, they tell Channel 4 News. The Somali community groups, including the London Somali …

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Today’s frankincense trade – Somalia

Almost 90 per cent of the age-old precious resin frankincense comes from rare trees in the hills of war-ravaged Somalia. But pirates are threatening to cut off local traders from their profits.

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Is the US overseeing torture in Somalia?

An exclusive report on allegations the CIA has been working closely with Somali forces in the interrogation and torture of suspected al-Shabaab members – the militant group linked to al-Qaeda.

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