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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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Amid Ebola disaster, WHO picks new Afirca chief
November 6 2014 at 08:48

Matshidiso Moeti is a doctor from Botswana and a WHO veteran

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African leaders head to Burkina Faso
November 5 2014 at 11:02

Will pressure the army into keeping its promise to hand power back to civilians within a fortnight

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Neighbours need food as Swazis lose jobs
November 5 2014 at 09:15

Swaziland’s well-watered and fertile agricultural lands once exported food to the rest of Africa

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Rape remains a weapon in DRC
November 5 2014 at 07:51

Women don’t feel safe in areas with armed gangs and a culture where many men are convinced there are no consequences to the crime

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Ebola consequences affect children: Unicef
November 4 2014 at 07:16

Ebola epidemic in West Africa takes its toll on the children living in the region

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AU issues ultimatum to Burkina Faso military
November 4 2014 at 07:12

Power struggle ensues, military seeks to restore order

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Zambia mourns Sata
October 30 2014 at 08:01

Guy Scott becomes, pending elections, Africa's first white leader since South Africa's apartheid era

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Ebola appears to be slowing in Liberia: WHO
October 30 2014 at 07:22

Leaders urge caution in assessing positive signs

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Succession uncertain
October 29 2014 at 11:38

Zambia leader dies in London

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Tycoon donates millions to fight against Ebola
October 29 2014 at 09:32

Patrice Motsepe has donated about R11 million to the Ebola Fund in Guinea to help fight the disease in West Africa

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