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NIGERIA PRESIDENT/SECURITY: Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan says he is determined to improve security in his country with a new administration that takes power with Sunday's inauguration.
SUDAN/ABYEI: A south Sudan official says 80,000 people have fled Abyei since the north Sudanese army seized the region almost a week ago.
BRITAIN/SOMALIA: Security sources in Somalia say six foreigners have been arrested for allegedly smuggling $3.6 million into Somalia to pay pirates for the release of two hijacked vessels.
SOMALIS /PIRACY: U.S. federal prosecutors say a 10th Somali pirate has pleaded guilty for his role in the hijacking off the African coast of a yacht that left four Americans dead.
US/AFRICA: The United States has agreed to help Africa's small farmers increase production and help reduce poverty on the continent.
G8/IVORY COAST: Ivory Coast President Alassane Ouattara has asked G8 leaders for at least $21 billion to help recover from political unrest.
SOUTH KOREA/SOMALI PIRATES: South Korea has sentenced a Somali pirate to life in prison for attacking a South-Korean freighter in the Arabian Sea.
G8/SUMMIT: G8 leaders may agree to funding for Egypt and Tunisia and discuss security and development issues with leaders from sub-Saharan African nations during the final day of their summit in Deauville, France.
UN/SUDAN: UN agencies say the situation Abyei in Sudan continues to be volatile with sporadic shooting and looting. There are reports of tens of thousands of internally displace people who have poured into several states in southern Sudan. Aid agencies report a shortage of food water and medical aid.
GUINEA-BISSAU/LANDMINES: An NGO dedicated to the removal of landmines leftover from three conflicts in the small West African nation of Guinea-Bissau says the country will be mine free by 2012.