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Latest update : 2013-09-18

Tensions in Guinea ahead of next week's vote

Tensions are high in Guinea ahead of next week's parliamentary vote. Mediators are hoping the ruling party and the opposition will see eye to eye and avoid postponing the polls yet again. Next, journalists are under pressure in North Africa. A Moroccan editor has been arrested for publishing a video by al Qaeda - this as Tunisians take to the streets to defend press freedom. Finally, we bring you an exclusive report on the group accused of mounting a coup in the DRC.

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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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2014-09-19 Uganda

Ebola: UN Security Council unanimously passes resolution

In a rare tackling of a public health emergency, the UN Security Council adopts a resolution declaring the Ebola epidemic a "threat to world peace and security". It warns the...

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2014-09-08 Kenya

Homosexuality in Africa: Kenyan movie debuts at Toronto Film Festival

Around a dozen people are killed in Somalia in bomb attacks claimed by Al Shabaab; this after the militants' leader was killed in a US drone strike last week. A parish in Burundi...

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