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Egypt bans Muslim Brotherhood party

9 August 2014 Last updated at 12:43 There has been a violent crackdown on the Brotherhood and the FJP since last August A court in Egypt has dissolved the Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), the Muslim Brotherhood’s political wing. The ruling will effectively prevent the ...

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August 9th, 2014

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Ebola: Why is it this disease we fear?

8 August 2014 Last updated at 05:05 By Dr Seth Berkley CEO of the GAVI Alliance The current Ebola outbreak is the biggest yet seen The current Ebola outbreak in Africa is dominating headlines globally. But Dr Seth Berkley, CEO of the GAVI Alliance questions why this – ...

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August 9th, 2014

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Africa in pictures: 1-7 August 2014

8 August 2014 Last updated at 19:48 A selection of photographs from around the African continent this week: Bandele Kadjatou, 20, poses in front of a hairdressing salon in a shanty town in Ivory Coast’s main city, Abidjan, on Tuesday. A woman has her braided on the ...

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August 9th, 2014

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Oscar Pistorius trial: Nel covers all options

7 August 2014 Last updated at 22:20 Article written by Andrew Harding Africa correspondent More from Andrew Follow Andrew on Twitter Gerrie Nel is known as the “bull terrier” in court circles It was an impressive display of sustained incredulity. Prosecutor ...

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August 9th, 2014

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VIDEO: Ebola ’emergency’ in 15 seconds

The World Health Organization (WHO) has declared the outbreak of Ebola in West Africa an international health emergency. WHO officials said a co-ordinated international response was essential to stop and reverse the spread of the virus. Here is the story in 15 seconds. ...

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August 8th, 2014

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Sfaxien into Champions League semis

French coach Philippe Troussier has lead Tunisia’s CS Sfaxien to the semi-finals of the African Champions League with a 1-0 win over Al Ahli Benghazi of Libya on Friday. Al Ahli were the home side despite the match being played in the Tunisian capital Tunis, the game ...

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August 8th, 2014

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UN camp in South Sudan ‘horrific’

8 August 2014 Last updated at 19:03 MSF says conditions in the camp were already difficult before the rain set in At least 40,000 people who fled fighting in South Sudan are staying in horrific conditions at a UN camp, Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) says. Many were living in

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August 8th, 2014

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VIDEO: UN seeks peace between Libyan militias

A UN delegation is in the Libyan capital Tripoli to try and help bring to an end the hostilities between rival militias. Rival groups have been involved in a power struggle for the country since the overthrow of former leader Colonel Muammar Gaddafi in 2011. There has been ...

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August 8th, 2014

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Nigeria declares Ebola emergency

8 August 2014 Last updated at 22:23 A health official in Abidjan, Nigeria, displays a leaflet about the Ebola outbreak Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan has declared the outbreak of Ebola “a national emergency” and approved more than $11m (£6.5m) to help ...

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August 8th, 2014

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David Adjaye’s African architecture inspiration

8 August 2014 Last updated at 07:57 By Laura Thomas Producer, Dream Builders David Adjaye created the Moscow School of Management Ahead of a new series of Dream Builders, architect David Adjaye talks to the BBC World Service about his latest projects and African inspiration.

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August 8th, 2014

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