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Ramaphosa returns to Lesotho

Deputy President Cyril Ramaphosa arrived in Maseru, Lesotho to facilitate the country's return to political normalcy.

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Riot sparked by Ebola test claims two

Two people died in a riot in Sierra Leone sparked when health workers tried to take a blood sample from a woman suspected to be infected with Ebola

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Tanzania to vote on new constitution

Tanzania will hold a referendum in April on a new constitution, says its Attorney-General, angering opposition parties.

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Ramaphosa heads to Lesotho
October 22 2014 at 06:26

South Africa’s Cyril Ramaphosa will travel to Maseru to facilitate Lesotho’s return to political normalcy.

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Ebola cases rise sharply in Sierra Leone
October 21 2014 at 19:18

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government reported.

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Minister ‘optimistic’ Boko Haram will free girls
October 21 2014 at 19:18

Nigeria's foreign minister said that Abuja hopes to end the conflict with Boko Haram militants soon.

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Police stand guard as Cairo campuses open
October 21 2014 at 11:05

Egyptian police took up positions at tertiary institutions in Cairo as the new academic term began.

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Elders question Boko Haram ‘ceasefire’
October 21 2014 at 11:05

Violence continues unabated in north-eastern Nigeria despite the government’s supposed ceasefire deal with Boko Haram.

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DRC pushed to rescind expulsion
October 21 2014 at 11:05

The United States has urged Kinshasa to reverse a decision to expel a top UN envoy from the DRC.

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Sudan’s ruling party backs Bashir
October 21 2014 at 10:20

Sudan’s National Congress Party has named President Omar al-Bashir as a possible candidate for the April presidential polls.

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Libya’s parliament struggles to assert authority
October 21 2014 at 10:20

Libya’s beleaguered elected parliament has declared a formal alliance with a renegade former general.

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Drone crashes at Niamey airport
October 21 2014 at 09:29

The runway at Niger’s main airport was damaged when a US Reaper drone crashed upon landing.

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Explosives seized in Kenya
October 21 2014 at 09:29

Kenyan troops have found 100kg of TNT inside the vehicle of five suspected al-Shabaab fighters.

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