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Latest update : 2014-06-13

Afrobeat: Guinean singer Sia Tolno proud to be an 'African Woman'

Sia Tolno is a Guinean Afrobeat singer whose talents have seen her compared to established greats like Nina Simone and Miriam Makeba. She left her homeland in Sierra Leone as a child after being forced into exile by civil war. She has just released her third album, entitled "African Woman".

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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2014-08-19 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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