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Friday, February fourteenth, theUN says at least 22 people have been killed in a village in the Northwest region of Cameroon. Over half of those killed were children. No one has claimed responsibility for Friday’s incident but the opposition parties blame the killing on the government.

Nigeria: Political parties mourn the fall of Dr Tunji Braithwaite

The Lagos State Chapter of the People's Democratic Party (PDP) has commiserated with the family of Dr Tunji Braithwaite, who died in a Lagos hospital on Monday at the age of 82.

In a statement signed by Mr Taofik Gani, Publicity Secretary, of the PDP, Lagos State Chapter, described the late Braithwaite as a patriot, fearless speaker, astute politician and an intelligent lawyer.
"May his revolutionary soul rest in peace, as we pray that the Lord should give his family the fortitude to bear the loss.

Congo President Denis Sassou Nguesso re-elected

Denis Sassou Nguesso has been re-elected president of Congo-Brazzaville after the constitution was amended to allow him to seek a third term.
He won 60% of the vote, against 15% for his nearest challenger, the interior minister announced.
The opposition says the vote was marred by "massive fraud". 

It says the communications blackout announced during the vote was designed to prevent observers from monitoring the election.

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