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Mubarak cleared over protest killings

29 November 2014 Last updated at 19:45 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Judge Mahmoud Kamel al-Rashidi: “The court dismisses criminal charges” A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the ...

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West Africa Ebola toll nears 7,000

29 November 2014 Last updated at 15:21 Protective measures are key to stopping the spread of the virus The number of people killed by the Ebola outbreak in West Africa has risen to 6,928, the World Health Organisation (WHO) says. The toll has increased by over 1,000 since ...

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Allardyce: Sakho injury ‘mistreated’

The West Ham manager Sam Allardyce claims the injury his striker Diafra Sakho suffered whilst on duty with Senegal was “mistreated so badly”, the club could now be without the player for at least a month. Sakho is the London club’s leading scorer this ...

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Egypt court drops Mubarak murder case

29 November 2014 Last updated at 13:41 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Judge Mahmoud Kamel al-Rashidi: “The court dismisses criminal charges” A court in Egypt has dropped charges against former President Hosni Mubarak over the ...

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Namibia’s electronic election

27 November 2014 Last updated at 13:58 President Hifikepunye Pohamba (striped shirt) is not standing for re-election Namibians go to the polls on 28 November to vote for a new president and parliament in the southern African country. The electoral commission says nearly all ...

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Letter from Africa: Bring it on

28 November 2014 Last updated at 18:08 Equatorial Guinea will host tournament for the second time In our series of letters from African journalists, film-maker and columnist Farai Sevenzo writes that the Ebola outbreak will not spoil the mood at Africa’s premiere ...

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Africa in pictures: 21-27 November 2014

28 November 2014 Last updated at 18:27 A selection of photos from around the African continent this week: Libyan men in traditional costume ride horses on Thursday during a wedding in Tajura, a coastal suburb of the capital, Tripoli. Children hold flags on Wednesday during a

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VIDEO: Saving Timbuktu’s ancient manuscripts

Timbuktu in northern Mali is renowned for its thousands of ancient manuscripts, some of which are 600 years old. United Nations cultural body Unesco will be hosting a conference in December on how to preserve the manuscripts, which address topics such as history, science, ...

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Ahly hope to restore Egyptian pride

Seven-time African champions Al Ahly are aiming to restore some pride in Egyptian football as they face Ivorian side Sewe Sport in the Confederation Cup final. The first leg of the final is in Abidjan On Saturday with the return match scheduled for a week later in Cairo. The

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Mubarak murder retrial verdict due

29 November 2014 Last updated at 02:28 Hosni Mubarak ruled Egypt for almost 30 years until he was swept from power in a wave of protests in 2011 An Egyptian court is expected to deliver its verdict in the retrial of ousted President Hosni Mubarak on charges of conspiring in ...

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