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VIDEO: Untested drugs and Ebola

Untested drugs can be used to treat Ebola patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) has said. The statement was made after its medical experts met in Switzerland on Monday to discuss the issue. The move came as Liberia said it was getting an experimental drug, Zmapp, ...

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August 12th, 2014

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Rhinos to be evacuated in S Africa

12 August 2014 Last updated at 16:06 In recent years Kruger National Park has had to recruit more guards to protect rhinos against illegal poaching Hundreds of rhinos are to be evacuated from South Africa’s Kruger National Park to save them from poachers. The move, ...

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Africa’s young to swell by 2050

12 August 2014 Last updated at 15:43 By the turn of the century, four in 10 people in the world will be African, Unicef says Africa’s under-18 population will swell by two-thirds to reach almost a billion by 2050, a new UN report says. The findings show a ...

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Libyan police chief ‘assassinated’

12 August 2014 Last updated at 15:31 Col Muhammad Suwaysi was appointed head of Tripoli’s police in 2012 The head of police in the Libyan capital Tripoli has been killed by unknown gunmen. Col Muhammad Suwaysi was shot while leaving a meeting in Tajoura, a suburb in ...

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SA MP resigns over fake degree

12 August 2014 Last updated at 12:53 Pallo Jordan has long been a respected figure in the ANC and served as culture minister for several years Top South African politician and anti-apartheid activist Pallo Jordan has resigned as an MP after it was revealed his academic ...

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Akpala makes Karabukspor switch

Nigeria striker Joseph Akpala has joined Turkish side Karabukspor on a permanent deal after spending last season on loan at the club. The 27-year-old, who played a key role in the club’s European football qualification last season, joined the Black Sea outfit from ...

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Untested Ebola drugs ‘can be used’

12 August 2014 Last updated at 10:58 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. LIVE: WHO delivers findings of a meeting on using untested drugs to treat Ebola patients Untested drugs can be used to treat patients infected with the Ebola virus, the World ...

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Egyptian forces ‘planned massacre’

12 August 2014 Last updated at 09:03 Several hundred people died at Rabaa al-Adawiya mosque after security forces broke up a protest camp The killings of at least 817 people by Egyptian security forces last year probably amount to a crime against humanity, Human Rights Watch

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Mbeki calls for Israel goods boycott

12 August 2014 Last updated at 11:57 Tens of thousands of people have rallied against Israel in South Africa South Africa’s ex-President Thabo Mbeki has called for a boycott of Israeli goods to show solidarity with Palestinians. The public should mobilise against ...

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In pictures: Darfur refugees then and now

11 August 2014 Last updated at 10:40 Residents of camps in Sudan’s war-torn Darfur region photographed in 2007 explain how their lives have changed seven years on. More than a decade since conflict erupted in Sudan’s western region of Darfur, the more than two ...

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