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Dewani ‘agreed price for murder’

8 October 2014 Last updated at 16:02 Shrien and Anni Dewani were on honeymoon in Cape Town in November 2010 when she was killed British businessman Shrien Dewani agreed to pay about £1,300 to a hitman for the murder of his wife Anni in South Africa, a court has been told. On

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October 8th, 2014

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US Ebola patient dies in hospital

8 October 2014 Last updated at 17:32 Mr Duncan, shown here at a 2011 wedding in Ghana The first person to be diagnosed with Ebola within the US has died, Texas hospital officials have said. Thomas Eric Duncan, who caught the virus in his native Liberia, was being kept in ...

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SA rapper’s murder verdict quashed

8 October 2014 Last updated at 13:06 Molemo “Jub Jub” Maarohanye used to be one of South Africa’s best-known rappers South Africa’s high court has overturned the murder and attempted murder convictions of famous rapper Molemo “Jub Jub” ...

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VIDEO: How Nigeria makes money out of rubbish

Nigeria is looking at innovative ways to deal with the country’s growing rubbish problem. The city of Lagos alone creates an estimated 12,000 tonnes of rubbish every day, much of which ends up at dumps. A number of recycling schemes are trying to tackle the problem, ...

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VIDEO: Kenya’s Kenyatta to appear at ICC

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta has arrived in The Hague ahead of an appearance at the International Criminal Court (ICC). He will be the first serving head of state to ever come before the court. President Kenyatta denies charges of crimes against humanity – that he ...

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WHO warns of Ebola hospital risks

8 October 2014 Last updated at 10:01 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. Professor Peter Piot: ‘The slightest mistake can be fatal’ A prominent World Health Organization adviser has warned that more Ebola cases can be expected among ...

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VIDEO: Kenya’s president appears at ICC

Kenya’s President, Uhuru Kenyatta, has become the first sitting head of state to appear before the International Criminal Court in The Hague. President Kenyatta is facing charges of crimes against humanity over his role in the violence that followed the 2007 elections ...

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Kenyatta at ICC for landmark hearing

8 October 2014 Last updated at 11:23 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. A large crowd was waiting for Uhuru Kenyatta outside the court, as Anna Holligan reports Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta is appearing before the International Criminal Court ...

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Ebola questions: Ask Umaru Fofana

7 October 2014 Last updated at 16:42 You can tweet your questions to Umaru using the hashtag #AskBBCUmaru If you have questions about how the Ebola outbreak has affected life in Sierra Leone, tweet them to the BBC’s correspondent in Freetown. Umaru Fofana can answer ...

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VIDEO: Staying safe while reporting Ebola

The BBC’s Tulip Mazumdar, who has been reporting from Ebola-stricken Sierra Leone, describes the precautions required to protect oneself in the midst of the outbreak. Measures range from spraying the soles of feet with disinfectant to wearing full biohazard kits in ...

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