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Cameroon want DR Congo tie moved

Cameroon are the latest team to express fears over Ebola and have asked for their Africa Cup of Nations qualifier in DR Congo to be moved. The Cameroon Football Federation (Fecafoot) is waiting a response from the Confederation of African Football (Caf) regarding the 6 ...

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August 28th, 2014

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VIDEO: Ebola reaches Nigeria oil hub

Nigeria has confirmed its first Ebola death outside Lagos. The doctor in the oil hub of Port Harcourt died last Friday, but the results of the tests have only just been announced by the health minister. The patient from whom the doctor caught Ebola has recovered from the ...

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August 28th, 2014

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Ebola spreads to Nigeria oil hub

28 August 2014 Last updated at 13:02 More than 240 health workers have been infected with Ebola in West Africa Nigeria has confirmed its first Ebola death outside Lagos – a doctor in the oil hub of Port Harcourt. His wife has been put under quarantine, while a further 70 ...

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August 28th, 2014

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‘Baby-trafficking’ speaker flees

28 August 2014 Last updated at 11:53 Parliamentary speaker Hama Amadou, whose wife was arrested in June, has fled to Burkina Faso The speaker of Niger’s parliament has fled the country after a parliamentary committee agreed he could be arrested over a baby-trafficking ...

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South Sudan rebels reject deal

28 August 2014 Last updated at 13:14 The dispute that began in December escalated into ethnic fighting South Sudan rebels have denied that they were party to a deal to form a power-sharing government within 45 days to end the conflict. The rebels’ negotiator said they ...

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Ambassador ‘suspect in girl beating’

28 August 2014 Last updated at 05:55 Equatorial Guinea’s ambassador to the US is suspected of beating a girl with a wooden chair leg but will not be arrested because he has diplomatic immunity, officials say. Police in Arlington, near Washington DC, were called to ...

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France urges special Libya support

28 August 2014 Last updated at 09:01 France calls for “exceptional support” for Libya, warning of chaos without international action More to follow. Article source: http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-africa-28963770#sa-ns_mchannel=rss&ns_source=PublicRSS20-sa

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August 28th, 2014

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Ebola outbreak ‘will get worse’

28 August 2014 Last updated at 03:36 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. The current outbreak is the deadliest since Ebola was discovered in 1976 The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is going to get worse before it gets better, according to the top US ...

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VIDEO: ‘Deadliest week’ for African migrants

This report contains some upsetting images from the very start. It has been the deadliest week this year for migrants attempting to cross the Mediterranean from Africa. The United Nations Refugee Agency says at least 300 people have lost their lives in the last few days ...

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August 28th, 2014

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Eto’o retires from internationals

Cameroon’s 56-goal all-time leading scorer Samuel Eto’o has announced his retirement from international football. The new Everton signing will not be going to the Africa Cup of Nations in January and will be available for the rest of the Premier League season. ...

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August 28th, 2014

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