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Latest update : 2013-06-25

Somalian money transfer businesses set to lose Barclay's accounts

The gloomy prognosis on the health of South Africa's former president Nelson Mandela is foremost in the minds of many of his countrymen. Also, West African governments meet in Cameroon to discuss the escalation of piracy in the region. And Somalia's money transfer industry is warned that Barclay's plans to close their accounts would cut off a crucial lifeline to some of the world's poorest people.

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2014-09-23 Guinea Conakry

Ebola virus: US health institute says cases could top 1.4 million by January

Worrying projections on Ebola suggest almost 1.5 million people could be infected by next year are tempered by insistence that a surge in aid could roll back the epidemic. But...

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2014-09-22 hostages

Frenchman kidnapped in Algeria: 'IS'-linked jihadists claim abduction of 55-year-old tourist

An group linked to the Islamic State organisation has claimed responsibility for kidnapping a French national who was hiking in Algeria on Sunday. The Frenchman has appeared in...

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2014-09-19 DR Congo

Ebola: Lockdown brings Sierra Leone capital to a halt

Sierra Leone's population faces the first of a three-day lockdown as health workers go door-to-door looking for hidden patients suffering from the deadly Ebola virus. Also, a...

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2014-09-17 Uganda

Ebola virus: US to send 3,000 troops to West Africa

The Ebola epidemic sweeping through West Africa is taking Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia to the brink of collapse, warns the UN. Meanwhile, US President Barack Obama unveils a...

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2014-09-17 Chad

Nigeria attack: Bomb blast in college in Kano

At least 13 students were killed in a suicide bomb attack at a college in the northern Nigerian city of Kano on Wednesday. One blast went off in a lecture hall at the Federal...

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