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Trapped miners remain underground to avoid arrest

Staying underground: authorities are trying to convince miners in South Africa to come back to the surface but with police standing by there's only been a score of takers so far. It's unclear how many remain underground. The men became trapped when large rocks fell, or were pushed, across the entrance to the shaft. Uganda’s President says he will pass a law banning homosexuality. Finally, Africa News changes gear to catch up with Natnael Berhané, an Eritrean cyclist speeding across France.

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2014-07-28 Liberia

Ebola virus: Liberia shuts most border points

Nigeria's economic capital Lagos has shut down and quarantined a hospital where a patient suffering from the country’s first recorded case of Ebola recently died. The patient...

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2014-07-25 Mali

Search of Air Algerie crash site continues

Investigators, in addition to French and African military personnel, continue to search for clues into what caused Air Algerie flight AH5017 to crash, killing all 118 people on...

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2014-07-24 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Brazzaville ceasefire talks deliver fragile deal

At a ceasefire conference in Congo Brazzaville, Central African Republic delegates have agreed to stop fighting throughout the country with immediate effect. However the...

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2014-07-22 Nigeria

Central African Republic: Seleka calls for partition

Ceasefire talks for Central African Republic are thrown a curveball as the Seleka rebel delegation calls for the country to be split into a Muslim north and Christian south. Our...

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2014-07-21 Central African Republic

Kenya : Police arrest 8 over Mombasa rampage

Kenyan police arrest over a dozen suspects over Sundays's shooting rampage in Mombasa. As they targeted crowds gunmen scattered leaflets saying the bloodshed was an ethnically...

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