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Libya PM resigns amid power struggle

29 August 2014 Last updated at 11:18 Abdullah al-Thinni had been prime minister since March Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya’s prime minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country. The cabinet said it was resigning to enable the elected ...

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August 29th, 2014

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SA’s Impey cleared of doping charge

South Africa’s Daryl Impey has been cleared of dopingĀ  and hopes to race in September’s World Championships. Impey, the first African to wear the Tour de France leader’s yellow jersey, had tested positive for Probenecid. But a hearing ruled he had taken the

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Guinea riot over Ebola disinfectant

29 August 2014 Last updated at 13:46 The affected countries have been running public information campaigns to warn about Ebola Residents of Guinea’s second-biggest city have rioted after the market was sprayed with disinfectant in a bid to halt the spread of the Ebola ...

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Libya’s prime minister resigns

29 August 2014 Last updated at 11:18 Abdullah al-Thinni had been prime minister since March Abdullah al-Thinni has stepped down as Libya’s prime minister in a move to end the power struggle in the country. The cabinet said it was resigning to enable the elected ...

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Rwanda murder plotters found guilty

29 August 2014 Last updated at 14:48 Gen Nyamwasa was in court to hear the verdict Four men have been found guilty of trying to murder Rwanda’s former army chief, Gen Faustin Kayumba Nyamwasa, in South Africa in June 2010. Another two suspects, including the alleged ...

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Senegal confirms first Ebola case

29 August 2014 Last updated at 14:59 Senegal had already closed its borders to neighbouring Guinea to try to stop the spread of the virus Senegal’s health ministry has confirmed a first case of Ebola, making it the fifth West African country to be affected by the ...

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Ebola crisis: Five ways to avoid the deadly virus

27 August 2014 Last updated at 00:35 Ebola is one of the world’s most deadly viruses but is not airborne, so cannot be caught like flu. Medical experts say avoiding it should be quite easy if you follow these tips: 1. Soap and water Wash your hands regularly with soap ...

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Mali bid to switch Algeria tie fails

Mali have failed in their attempt to have their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Algeria on 10 September moved to a neutral venue over fears of violence. In a statement on Thursday the Confederation of African Football said that all of September’s 2015 Nations ...

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Kamara leaves Middlesbrough

Sierra Leone international Kei Kamara has left English Championship side Middlesbrough after his contract was ended by mutual consent. The 29-year-old striker is now a free agent as he looks for a new club. “The Club would like to thank Kei for his efforts over the ...

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Ebola travel bans ‘should be lifted’

29 August 2014 Last updated at 00:05 The WHO says that travel bans are jeopardising efforts to beat the epidemic West African health ministers have called for travel restrictions imposed to combat Ebola to be lifted. The ministers followed advice from the World Health ...

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