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Scotland demands new independence vote amid weak economy
22 Mar 2017
As Scotland looks to hold a second independence referendum, the state of the economy will likely play a key role in voters' decision. The Scottish economy has underperformed the U.K.
Tanzania: Move to relocate capital to Dodoma begins
6 Oct 2016
Tanzania’s government has started relocating its capital from the port city of Dar es Salaam to Dodoma.
Nigeria @56: October 1st presidential broadcast
1 Oct 2016
A retrospective on Nigeria's leaders, 1960 to date
1 Oct 2016
As Nigeria marks her 56th year of independence, we look back at the country's past leaders from Sir Tafawa Balewa to Muhammadu Buhari.
Vast crowds demand Catalan independence from Spain
12 Sep 2016
Hundreds of thousands of Catalans take to the streets to demand their region break away from Spain, pressuring pro-independence leaders to unite and iron out differences over their secession plan.
Fighting erupts in South Sudan on eve of fifth anniversary
9 Jul 2016
Violence in South Sudan's capital has overshadowed preparations to mark five years since the country's independence. There was gunfire outside the Presidential Palace in Juba, a day after five soldiers were killed.