'Timbuktu': Film explores horrors of jihadist takeover in MaliIt's one of the biggest films focusing on African culture to come out this year. "Timbuktu", by Mauritanian director Abderrahmane Sissako, has just been released…
Benin protests: Thousands march in Cotonou to demand local electionsProtesters take to the streets of Cotonou, Benin's largest city, calling for a date to be pinned down for long-delayed local elections. Also, dozens are killed in a double…
Sierra Leone: UN won't meet December 1st target for containing Ebola virusThe official death toll from West Africa’s Ebola epidemic continues to climb, edging ever closer to 5,700. Authorities in Sierra Leone call for military aid from the US as it…
Sierra Leone cancels Christmas ‘to reflect on Ebola’Sierra Leone said Friday it was banning any public Christmas celebrations as the spiralling caseload of Ebola infections continues to spread alarm.
Mali nears Ebola-free status as last patient leaves hospitalMali has no remaining cases of the Ebola virus as the last patient in the country has recovered and left hospital, the Ministry of Health said on Thursday.
Video: Battling Ebola, then food shortages in Sierra LeoneEbola survivors in Sierra Leone find they have successfully battled the deadly disease only to confront a food crisis fueled by high prices, decreased agricultural yields and…
Ebola: Rate of infection in Sierra Leone on the riseThe president of the World Bank heads to Sierra Leone to pledge help in getting the economies of Ebola-affected countries back on track. Also, al Shabaab insurgents claim…
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How not to argue over Thanksgiving dinnerINTERNATIONAL PAPERS - Thurs. 27.11.14: The Wall Street Journal reports from the frontline of the Ebola epidemic, saying that the US is grabbing up scarce protective gear,…
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Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola in US hospitalA doctor from Sierra Leone has died from Ebola at a hospital in the US state of Nebraska where he was being treated, the hospital said Monday.
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Obama condemns Kassig's murderLive from the newsroom, FRANCE 24's Oliver Farry provides an overview of the world's newspaper headlines.
Liberia: The daily threat of EbolaLiberia is one of the countries most affected by the outbreak of Ebola, along with Sierra Leone and Guinea.
Interview: Ebola 'a wake-up call', says World Bank chiefThe latest World Health Organization figures show the Ebola outbreak has killed more than 4,500 people in the three worst-hit countries: Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea. But…