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UN peacekeeper killed in CAR ambush

10 October 2014 Last updated at 10:37 The UN took over peacekeeping duties in CAR last month A UN soldier has become the first peacekeeper to die in the Central African Republic (CAR) after a convoy was ambushed on the outskirts of the capital Bangui. The peacekeeper from ...

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October 10th, 2014

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Ebola is ‘entrenched’ in West Africa

10 October 2014 Last updated at 05:41 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. US public health director Thomas Frieden: “This is controllable and this was preventable” The World Health Organization (WHO) has warned that Ebola is now ...

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October 10th, 2014

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‘We want our home back’ after apartheid evictions

9 October 2014 Last updated at 02:01 Many South Africans are still fighting to reclaim land taken away from them during apartheid. The BBC’s Sophie Ribstein spoke to a family about its ordeal. It is a beautiful piece of land, a windswept nature reserve just above the ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Mensah: I’m in charge of Sierra Leone

Dumbuya (left) in action for Sierra Leone against Ivory Coast Atto Mensah insists he is still coach of Sierra Leone despite reports John Ajina Sesay has been brought in for the upcoming Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers against Cameroon. The Sierra Leone Football Association ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Club-mate fears forced Bangoura exit

Guinea winger Alhassane Bangoura has revealed he withdrew from the squad to face Ghana because his Rayo Vallecano club-mates feared he could catch Ebola. Hundreds have died from the virus in Guinea and the country has taken the precaution of moving Saturday’s Africa ...

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October 9th, 2014

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VIDEO: Latest Ebola news in 15 seconds

US public health director Thomas Frieden has asked for a fast global response to ensure that Ebola does not become “the next Aids.” Meanwhile, US airports have started screening passengers arriving from the affected countries and a nurse in Australia recently ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Nigerian leader warns over rich list

9 October 2014 Last updated at 13:08 Mr Jonathan’s office has asked the website to retract the claim – or face libel proceedings Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has threatened to sue a website that listed him as one of Africa’s 10 richest leaders. The ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Dewani fixer ‘knew of murder plot’

9 October 2014 Last updated at 15:13 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed A fixer given immunity by authorities investigating the murder of a woman on honeymoon in South Africa knew about the plot to kill her, a court ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Ebola challenge ‘biggest since Aids’

9 October 2014 Last updated at 17:53 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. US public health director Thomas Frieden: “This is controllable and this was preventable” The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is unlike anything since the emergence ...

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October 9th, 2014

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Fresh clashes break out in CAR

9 October 2014 Last updated at 17:38 French troops are among the foreign soldiers deployed in CAR Fresh clashes have broken out in Bangui, the capital of the Central African Republic (CAR), amid growing tension between rival militias. Heavy gunfire and explosions were heard ...

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October 9th, 2014

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