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On a trip to Africa's Great Lakes region, World Bank President Jim Yong Kim announced 1 billion dollars would be made available for development projects. Meanwhile fighting has resumed in eastern DRC.
Sierra Leone has one of the world's fastest growing economies, according to an International Monetary Fund report. But the post-civil war boom has not yet brought benefits for everyone.
Ugandan journalists say their right to protect the identity of their sources is under siege, as police halt work at a number of newspapers and radio stations, demanding the release of a controversial letter.
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