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Latest update : 2013-08-23

Remembering Marikana

As South Africa remembers the Marikana killings, one year after police gunned down of dozens of miners on strike, many of the complex issues surrounding the massacre remain unresolved. Also Zimbabwe's opposition leader throws in the towel: Morgan Tsvangirai withdraws the legal challenge to Mugabe's re-election. And Murielle Ahouré once again takes silver for Ivory Coast in the Moscow World Championship Games.

By Georja Calvin-Smith

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2014-08-18 South Africa

Ebola: Liberian authorities admit 17 patients are missing

Liberia admits that 17 suspected Ebola patients are "missing" after a health centre in the capital was looted on Saturday. Meanwhile, a rights group accuses Kenya's anti-terror...

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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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