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Ebola brings Liberia to a standstill

President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has appealed for more international help in fighting Ebola, which has killed more than 2 000 people in Liberia.

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Attacks in Nigeria cast doubt on ceasefire pact

Nigerian military officials raised doubts about the validity of a ceasefire with Boko Haram amid reports of attacks in the north.

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Death toll rises after clashes in Libya

Violent clashes between pro-government forces and Islamic fighters left nine people dead in Benghazi this weekend.

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Video: Mozambique polls highlight inequality
October 15 2014 at 14:25

The economy of Mozambique, which holds elections, is one of the fastest growing in Africa.

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BBC accused of ‘genocide denial’
October 15 2014 at 11:30

The BBC has come under fire for its documentary on Rwanda's leadership and the mass killings of 1994.

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Clashes in Sierra Leone over Ebola dead
October 15 2014 at 10:21

Clashes erupted in Sierra Leone when residents started protesting delays in removing the corpse of a suspected Ebola victim.

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CAR violence ‘plotted to provoke coup’
October 15 2014 at 10:20

CAR's transitional government has said that several days of violence was part of a plot to overthrow the administration.

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Blast injures 12 in downtown Cairo
October 15 2014 at 09:55

At least 12 people were injured when a homemade bomb exploded near the Supreme Court in downtown Cairo, Egypt.

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Moz votes in crunch election
October 15 2014 at 08:21

Mozambicans started voting in a tough electoral test for the ruling Frelimo, the party that has run the country since 1975.

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Frelimo tipped to win Mozambique election
October 15 2014 at 08:05

Mozambicans vote in elections that are expected to see the dominant Frelimo party maintain power.

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Moz election: Dhlakama ‘voice of the poor’
October 15 2014 at 08:05

Afonso Dhlakama, seeking the Mozambican presidency for the fifth time, is confident this election will be the country's first credible one.

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Nyusi tipped for Moz presidency
October 15 2014 at 08:04

Filipe Nyusi, the man likely to become Mozambique's next president, has pledged to transform one of Africa's poorest nations.

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Ebola still spreading in West Africa
October 15 2014 at 04:22

West Africa could see between 5 000 and 10 000 new Ebola cases every week by December, warns the WHO.

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