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Ethics: Resolving the Ebola dilemma

11 August 2014 Last updated at 00:02 By Daniel Sokol Medical ethicist and barrister Nurses in Liberia have been briefing the public about the risks A group of ethicists will meet on Monday at the World Health Organization to discuss the wisdom or otherwise of making an ...

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August 11th, 2014

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Setif, Mazembe and Sfaxien reach semis

Algerian side Entente Setif went through to the 2014 African Champions League semi-finals after a 2-2 draw with Esperance. The result means that Esperance of Tunisia, the 1994 and 2011 African Champions, failed to qualify for the last four of the Champions League for the ...

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August 11th, 2014

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Setif join Sfaixen in semis as Esperance miss out

Algerian side Entente Setif joined Tunisians CS Sfaxien in the 2014 African Champions League semi-finals after a 2-2 draw with Esperance on Saturday. The result means that Esperance, the 1994 and 2011 African Champions, have failed to qualify for the last four of the ...

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August 10th, 2014

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Liberia buckles under Ebola strain

10 August 2014 Last updated at 17:19 Many in Liberia say the government’s response to the crisis has been inadequate Liberia’s information minister has admitted that the country’s health care system has been overwhelmed by the spread of the deadly Ebola ...

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August 10th, 2014

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France bombs Islamists in north Mali

10 August 2014 Last updated at 15:27 French forces have been fighting militants in northern Mali since January 2013 French forces have bombed Islamist militant positions in northern Mali. Four or five bombs were dropped in the Esssakane region, west of the city of Timbuktu ...

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August 10th, 2014

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Liberia ‘buckles under Ebola strain’

10 August 2014 Last updated at 12:29 Many in Liberia say the government’s response to the crisis has been inadequate The charity Medecins sans Frontieres (MSF) has told the BBC that Liberia’s medical services have been completely overwhelmed by the Ebola ...

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August 10th, 2014

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Leopards stun Coton Sport in Confed Cup

Congolese side AC Leopards left Coton Sport of Cameroon stunned in Saturday’s African Confederation Cup fixture, winning their Group A match 4-0 in Garoua. A second-half hat-trick from Kader Bidimbou and a Cesaire Gandze (pictured) strike gave Leopards the victory ...

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August 9th, 2014

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Oscar Pistorius trial: Sense of an ending

9 August 2014 Last updated at 17:14 Article written by Andrew Harding Africa correspondent More from Andrew Follow Andrew on Twitter Defence lawyer Barry Roux went on the offensive against the prosecution, accusing them of “manipulation” Judge Thokozile Masipa ...

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August 9th, 2014

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Reims 2-2 Paris St-Germain

80:35 Offside, Paris Saint Germain. Edinson Cavani tries a through ball, but Zlatan Ibrahimovic is caught offside. 80:12 Delay over. They are ready to continue. 79:50 Delay in match Diego (Reims) because of an injury. 78:48 Foul by Gregory Van der Wiel (Paris Saint Germain).

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August 9th, 2014

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Guinea shuts borders against Ebola

9 August 2014 Last updated at 17:03 Health workers are carrying out awareness campaigns around the region Guinea has closed its borders with Liberia and Sierra Leone to contain the spread of Ebola, which has killed 959 people in the three countries. The latest outbreak is ...

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August 9th, 2014

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