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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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Lagos tragedy: SA victims coming home
November 12 2014 at 10:02

The South Africans killed in Nigeria’s church collapse will be repatriated this weekend, says Jeff Radebe

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Time running out for Burkina deal
November 11 2014 at 08:20

Head of the AU holds urgent talks in Burkina Faso on the west African country's transition to civilian rule

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Women risk dying in childbirth in Ebola-hit countries
November 11 2014 at 08:16

Fear of contact with bodily fluids prevents people helping them

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Suicide bomber kills 47 pupils
November 11 2014 at 07:45

Suspected Boko Haram suicide bomber disguised in school uniform killed 47 pupils in northeast Nigeria

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Scores of children killed in Nigeria
November 10 2014 at 12:25

Survivors say a suicide bomber disguised in a school uniform has detonated explosives at a high school assembly in northeast Nigeria

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Remote Sierra Leone region needs help
November 10 2014 at 08:37

The last region of Sierra Leone to be affected by Ebola, Koinadugu, in the north-east of the country, has seen 50 people die from the virus in recent weeks

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Chinese officials splurge on ivory
November 7 2014 at 08:58

Prices soar when they visit Africa

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Burkina polls in 2015
November 6 2014 at 10:26

Burkina Faso's army, political parties and civil society leaders agree in crisis talks that the country's political transition should last a year

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Joshua a no-show at Lagos church collapse inquest
November 6 2014 at 09:24

TB Joshua had been summoned to give evidence at the hearing into the September 12 tragedy at his The Synagogue, Church of All Nations

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Eighth delay of extradition case
November 6 2014 at 09:20

Lesotho man accused of chopping up two people and boiling the heart of one of them

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