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Latest update : 2014-08-18

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 fraught with ethical pitfalls as doses are in short supply. UN envoys in South Sudan say they're not optimistic about the country's warring leaders finding a compromise to end the violence any time soon. And conservationists warn that Uganda's reliance on wood charcoal is burning a hole through the country's forests.

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2014-11-24 Africa

Tiken Jah Fakoly and West African artists sing against Ebola

We speak to Ivorian musician Tiken Jah Fakoly, who is one of several African artists on a new Ebola appeal song. "Africa stop Ebola" is a home-grown alternative to Band Aid's...

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2014-11-21 Senegal

Senegalese photographer's flashbacks to Africans throughout history

A town in Democratic Republic of Congo is once again hit by suspected Ugandan rebels. People of Beni say their attackers dressed as soldiers to trick their way in before...

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2014-11-20 Eritrea

Eritrea's youth exodus: Renewed conscription drive sparks emigration

The UN puts a mass youth exodus from Eritrea down to a renewed conscription drive in the country. Also, Nigerian lawmakers say the state of emergency brought in to tackle the...

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2014-11-19 Africa

Ivory Coast: Soldiers return to barracks after protests over pay

After a night of protests, soldiers in Ivory Coast have returned to their barracks after the government agreed to pay back wages to thousands of former rebels currently serving...

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2014-11-18 Burkina Faso

Kenya unrest: Four killed in revenge attacks after mosque raids

In Kenya, rampaging youths kill four people in the coastal city of Mombasa. This comes after police raids on two mosques suspected of militant activity. Also, Burkina Faso's...

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