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Latest update : 2014-07-04

Ebola virus in West Africa: Crisis conference wraps up

In Ghana, an emergency meeting of West African ministers hoping to contain the worst outbreak of Ebola in history wrapped up today. The rapid spread of the deadly tropical bug has claimed at least 467 lives in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone since April and the number of deaths has seen a recent spike. UN agencies and world experts on contagious diseases also joined the debate.

By Georja CALVIN-SMITH

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2015-02-27 Africa

Paul Kagame visits UNESCO HQ in Paris

President Paul Kagame visits UNESCO headquarters in Paris, sparking protests for and against the Rwandan strongman. During the visit, Kagame spoke to France 24. The ICC upholds...

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2015-02-26 Africa

Nigeria unrest: Boko Haram attacks kill dozens

Dozens of people are killed in another suicide bomb attack in northeastern Nigeria. The bloodshed in Jos comes as President Goodluck Jonathan pays a surprise visit to a former...

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2015-02-25 Ebola

Freetown blames Ebola spike on mistrust of medical advice

Last week saw 99 new confirmed cases of Ebola logged in the countries at the heart of the West African epidemic that has claimed around 10,000 lives over the last year. Sierra...

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2015-02-24 DR Congo

DR Congo: Army launches strike against Hutu rebels

In the Democratic Republic of Congo, the army has launched an offensive against Rwandan FDLR rebels, in a bid to drive them out of South Kivu. Tuesday's fighting is the first to...

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2015-02-23 women

Campaigners in Uganda offer access to cut-priced feminine pads

For millions of African women and girls, talking about periods can be tough, and getting your hands on the materials needed to deal with them equally difficult. We take a look at...

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