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Four held after Guinea stampede

Guinea police are making progress in their investigation of the deadly stampede at a beach in Conakry.

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US-Africa summit: Mugabe snubbed

Barack Obama will host African leaders - excluding Zimbabwe’s Robert Mugabe - for a three-day summit in Washington.

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Egypt’s new leader skips Africa summit

President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi will not attend a gathering of African leaders in Washington after being given “a belated invitation”.

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Karim Wade in court for corruption
July 31 2014 at 14:54

Karim Wade, son of former Senegalese leader Abdoulaye Wade, went on trial accused of corruption while in office.

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Jailed journalist a ‘victim of injustice’
July 31 2014 at 14:54

The father of Peter Greste says he respects the integrity of Egypt’s courts but knows his son is the victim of injustice.

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Tutu: do not forget South Sudan
July 31 2014 at 14:35

Archbishop Desmond Tutu has urged world leaders not to forget the “ghastly suffering” in South Sudan.

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Ebola: Koroma declares emergency
July 31 2014 at 12:38

Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma has cancelled his trip to a key Africa summit to tackle the Ebola crisis at home.

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Filipina nurse gang-raped in Libya
July 31 2014 at 12:37

The Philippines has urged its citizens to leave Libya as soon as possible in the wake of two vicious attacks.

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Three children died in Guinea stampede
July 31 2014 at 11:31

Thirty-four people have been confirmed dead after a stampede during a concert in Guinea’s capital city.

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A Mugabe dynasty for Zimbabwe?
July 31 2014 at 10:23

Analysts are mixed about the rationale behind First Lady Grace Mugabe’s sudden elevation in the political arena.

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China evacuates workers from Libya
July 31 2014 at 10:22

The security situation in Libya has prompted China to pull several hundred workers from the North African country.

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Europe on alert as Ebola fears grow
July 31 2014 at 10:00

Medical experts have warned that the Ebola crisis gripping Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone could get worse.

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Ebola: Peace Corps pulls volunteers
July 31 2014 at 04:22

The US Peace Corps is temporarily withdrawing 340 volunteers from West Africa amid the Ebola outbreak there.

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