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Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

28 November 2014 Last updated at 02:58 Ebola patients are taken to dedicated treatment centres across Guinea French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, becoming the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus. He will deliver ...

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November 28th, 2014

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VIDEO: ‘I’ve had the Ebola vaccine’

The first human trial of an experimental vaccine against Ebola suggests that it is safe and may help the immune system to combat the virus. Dr Margaret Harris is a spokeswoman for the World Health Organisation in Geneva, and had a shot of the Ebola vaccine last week. Article

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November 27th, 2014

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AUDIO: Malawi music record label launched

A new record label has launched that will be recording and promoting artists from Malawi. Spare Dog Records was set up by Swede Mattias Stalnacke, who is a guitar and music teacher by profession. In 2011 he visited Malawi and was struck by the music he came across there. One

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November 27th, 2014

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Ghana appoint Grant as new coach

Former Chelsea boss Avram Grant has been appointed the new coach of Ghana. The 59-year-old has signed a 27-month deal to take over from Maxwell Konadu, who had been in temporary charge since Kwesi Appiah left in September. He will start work on Monday and his contract will ...

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November 27th, 2014

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SA ventriloquist beats gagging order

27 November 2014 Last updated at 17:42 Conrad Koch and his puppet Chester Missing pictured earlier this month A South African ventriloquist has overturned a gagging order banning him from criticising an Afrikaner singer. Conrad Koch and his dummy appeared in court together ...

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November 27th, 2014

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Explosion in Nigeria ‘kills dozens’

27 November 2014 Last updated at 21:03 At least 25 people are reported to have been killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria’s Adamawa state. Some reports said the blast was caused by a roadside bomb and occurred near the town of Mubi, close to the Cameroonian ...

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November 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: Ebola news: 27 November in 15 secs

A leading US medical official has said the first human trials of a vaccine against Ebola have been an unqualified success. Clinics in the remote area of Guinea where the current outbreak began eight months ago are still struggling to cope with the scale of the epidemic. The ...

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November 27th, 2014

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VIDEO: ‘Improved clinics bring hope’

During her visit to Guinee Forestier, Tulip Mazumdar returned to the MSF clinic in Gueckedou, which was the first to open in response to the Ebola crisis. There she was reunited with Nurse Adele Millimouno who she first met in July, when the outbreak was close to its peak. ...

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November 27th, 2014

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Sex abuse gangs jailed for grooming

27 November 2014 Last updated at 14:45 Details of the first case, which happened in 2013, can only now be reported after legal restrictions were lifted Thirteen men have been convicted of a string of child sex crimes in Bristol involving the abuse, rape and prostitution of ...

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November 27th, 2014

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Libya cafe bombed over graphic video

27 November 2014 Last updated at 15:11 A fast-food restaurant in Tripoli was bombed on Wednesday night after a video shared on social media showed a migrant worker defiling food in its kitchen. In the video, a worker masturbated over food and said he was “putting HIV ...

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November 27th, 2014

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