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EPA

Storytelling trumps smartphones in Ebola crisis

New technologies have their limits in aid delivery

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Boko Haram eyes Cameroon

Nigerian Islamist extremists Boko Haram are intensifying attacks in neighbouring Cameroon, targeting new villages with increasingly sophisticated weapons

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AP

Ebola death toll rises to 5420: WHO

Number of deaths is likely far higher, given that the fatality rate in the current outbreak is known to be around 70 percent

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Mali battles to contain Ebola spread
November 18 2014 at 08:20

600 placed under surveillance

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Sudan denies UN access to Darfur village
November 18 2014 at 08:05

Peacekeepers want to investigate allegations of mass rape

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Cutting the girls
November 17 2014 at 10:12

In rural Kenya, traditions run deeper than the law, writes Siegfried Modola

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Burkina transitional president named
November 17 2014 at 08:04

Authorities in Burkina Faso named former foreign minister Michel Kafando as transitional president

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Nigerian army regains Chibok
November 17 2014 at 07:28

The army wrested back control of Chibok on Saturday, about 48 hours after it had been captured by Boko Haram

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Hunting club may cancel rhino hunt
November 17 2014 at 07:23

Texas hunting club will cancel the Black rhino hunt if federal agency denies the hunter's request to bring the dead animal back to the US

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Ebola death toll tops 5 000
November 13 2014 at 08:08

Mali quarantines 90

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Lagos bodies to arrive in SA on Sunday
November 12 2014 at 11:22

SA sends mortuary vans to bring back the remains of victims of church disaster

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New Ebola death hits Mali
November 12 2014 at 10:41

Liberia hails drop in infections

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