iol travel april 23 Kigali Genocide Memorial
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Genocide doccie angers Rwanda

The Rwandan government has expressed anger over a BBC documentary on the 1994 genocide and there have been calls to suspend the global media outlet.

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Jailed Rwanda opposition leader in rights case

Jailed Rwandan opposition figure Victoire Ingabire has filed a complaint with the African Court on Human and Peoples' Rights to demand a retrial.

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AFP

Zim urged to guarantee journos’ safety

A global media watchdog has urged Zimbabwe to guarantee the safety of journalists after a reporter was beaten up and detained by police.

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Riot sparked by Ebola test claims two
October 22 2014 at 17:30

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
October 22 2014 at 17:29

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

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Lagos church tragedy: SA awaits news on bodies
October 22 2014 at 09:41

There has been no word on when the remains of the South African victims of Nigeria's church collapse will be repatriated.

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Al-Shabab: man stoned to death for rape
October 22 2014 at 15:01

Somalia's al-Shabaab militants have said that they had stoned an 18-year-old man to death for raping a woman at gunpoint in Barawe.

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‘We can contain Ebola’
October 22 2014 at 12:01

A senior Red Cross official believes West Africa’s Ebola epidemic can be contained within four to six months.

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Ebola: AU envoy heads to West Africa
October 22 2014 at 11:06

Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma will travel to Ebola-hit West African nations to assess the health crisis for herself.

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Ban Ki-moon blasts expulsion of envoy
October 22 2014 at 08:59

UN leader Ban Ki-moon wants the Security Council to consider taking action after the expulsion of a top UN official in the DRC.

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Sierra Leone imposes town curfew
October 22 2014 at 08:57

A curfew was imposed in Koidu after an Ebola-linked dispute between local youths and police turned violent.

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Burkina Faso split on push to extend Compaore’s rule
October 22 2014 at 08:56

Supporters of President Blaise Compaore have called for a referendum on removing a two-term limit for the presidency.

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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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