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Latest update : 2013-10-04

Hundreds of African migrants feared drowned off Lampedusa

Up to 300 African migrants are feared dead after a boat from Libya goes down off the coast of Lampedusa. Also, the Commonwealth expresses shock and dismay over the Gambia's surprise exit from the organisation. Georja Calvin-Smith speaks to a Gambian opposition leader who believes the move is ill-advised. And after years of neglect, Abidjan's zoo gets a chance at a new beginning, but there is still a long road ahead.

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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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2014-08-19 Nigeria

Boko Haram: Nigeria faces flagging military morale

Nigeria's military faces flagging morale and the threat of mutiny among troops battling Boko Haram fighters who have killed thousands in their five-year insurgency. Also, the...

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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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