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Latest update : 2013-06-28

Obama calls Senegal out over gay rights

First to South Africa where after cancelling a trip to Mozambique, President Jacob Zuma says his ailing predecessor Nelson Mandela is still hospitalised in critical condition, but doing slightly better. Also US President Barack Obama spends his first full day in Senegal at the start of a week-long tour of Africa. And the Libyan defence minister loses his job as violence in the capital escalates.

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2014-08-14 World War II

Ebola threatens Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers

International concern about the deadly West African outbreak sees the Confederation of African Football postponing qualifying games for the continent's 2015 tournament....

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2014-08-14 Uganda

Ebola virus: Liberia receives experimental drug

Liberia earmarks the last doses of an experimental drug for two doctors suffering from Ebola. This as doctors warn the WHO's decision to greenlight untested treatments is still...

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2014-08-15 Africa

WWII commemorations: France pays special tribute to African troops

French President François Hollande pays a special tribute to African soldiers who fought during World War II, as France commemorates the 70th anniversary of the southern...

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2014-08-12 South Africa

Libya crisis: Head of Tripoli police assassinated

After examining the ethical implications, the World Health Organization approves the use of experimental drugs in the fight against West Arica's ebola epidemic. And as Tripoli's...

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2014-08-12 Nigeria

Ivory Coast shuts down air travel to Ebola-hit nations

Ivory Coast shuts down air travel to the West African countries worst hit by the Ebola epidemic. Meanwhile, Cameroonian authorities launch a fightback against Boko Haram amid...

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