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Ebola shutdown uncovers 70 dead

Sierra Leone wrapped up its 72-hour shutdown, with authorities reporting that the action had uncovered up to 70 dead bodies in and around Freetown.

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Bomb kills three cops in Cairo

A bomb blast just beside Egypt's foreign ministry has killed three policemen, authorities said.

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Kenya grieves one year after mall attack

Thousands of mourners gathered in Nairobi for emotional commemorations marking a year since the Westgate Mall massacre.

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Church breaks silence after tragedy
September 18 2014 at 11:54

"God will reveal the perpetrators of this unfortunate tragedy," the Synagogue Church of All Nations has said.

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Zuma: Lagos search missions continuing
September 18 2014 at 11:43

The final number of South Africans killed in the collapse will be known once rescue missions are complete, President Zuma said.

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Ebola crisis 'violently escalating'
September 18 2014 at 10:54

World health officials say the number of people infected by the deadly Ebola virus has doubled in a matter of weeks.

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We’ll go back to church, say survivors
September 18 2014 at 10:48

A KZN woman who survived the collapse of a church buliding in Lagos was adamant she would return.

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Fifteen killed as gunmen storm college
September 18 2014 at 10:01

A higher education college in northern Nigeria has come under attack.

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French nurse contracts Ebola in Liberia
September 18 2014 at 10:00

A French volunteer working for Medecins Sans Frontieres in Liberia has contracted the Ebola virus.

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Joshua is one of Africa’s richest pastors
September 18 2014 at 09:27

Nigeria’s self-styled faith healer TB Joshua is one of the richest pastors in the country, according to Forbes.

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Gift of the Givers chased away from church
September 18 2014 at 09:01

Gift of the Givers aid workers said they have been chased away from the scene of the collapsed church building in Lagos.

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Ivory Coast’s take on Ice Bucket Challenge
September 18 2014 at 08:49

The campaign has already flooded Twitter and Facebook feeds in the region with the French hashtag #MousserContreEbola. [VIDEO]

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Collapsed building may have been illegal
September 18 2014 at 08:42

There is no record that the church had secured approval from authorities to add storeys on to the building that collapsed.

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