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Africa Update: Somali Pirates Take Supertanker

Somali pirates have snagged their largest off-shore prize to date: a Saudi oil tanker.

Meanwhile, back on the country's mainland, Islamic militants strengthen their grip in key cities.

Plus, fighting continues in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, despite rebels' promises to stop.

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For more, Farai Chideya speaks with Emira Woods, co-director of Foreign Policy in Focus at the Institute for Policy Studies.

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