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South Sudan bans foreign workers

16 September 2014 Last updated at 18:07 There are fears the move will disrupt efforts to avert the country’s food crisis South Sudan’s government has issued an order to non-governmental organisations (NG0s) and private firms to fire certain foreign workers by ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Ebola global security threat

16 September 2014 Last updated at 22:14 Please turn on JavaScript. Media requires JavaScript to play. President Obama: “It’s a potential threat to global security” President Barack Obama has called the West Africa Ebola outbreak “a threat to global ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Lagos building disaster toll rises

16 September 2014 Last updated at 16:41 The discovery of more survivors enabled the search and rescue operation to continue The number of dead from Nigeria’s church building collapse four days ago has risen to 60, rescuers say, as they try to locate more survivors. ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Guinea-Bissau army chief sacked

16 September 2014 Last updated at 12:34 Gen Antonio Indjai became head of the army months after staging an army mutiny in 2010 Guinea-Bissau’s new president has dismissed the head of the armed forces, Gen Antonio Indjai. He rose to prominence during the civil war in ...

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September 16th, 2014

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UN calls for $1bn to fight Ebola

16 September 2014 Last updated at 14:36 More than $1bn (£618m) is needed to fight the West Africa Ebola outbreak – a tenfold increase in the past month, the UN’s Ebola co-ordinator has said. David Nabarro made the announcement as the World Health Organization ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Pistorius judge ‘threats concern’

16 September 2014 Last updated at 16:06 Judge Masipa oversaw what was an often a highly charged courtroom since March Legal groups in South Africa have expressed concern over threats directed at the judge who found Oscar Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide not murder. ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Nigerian bank robbery nets millions

16 September 2014 Last updated at 14:34 Mr Uyoyou is named in the wanted poster issued by Nigeria’s financial police force A Nigerian IT worker is being sought by police for his alleged role in co-ordinating a £25m ($40m) cyber-theft at a bank in Abuja where he worked.

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September 16th, 2014

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Hull City 2-2 West Ham United

80:55 Attempt saved. Robbie Brady (Hull City) right footed shot from outside the box is saved in the bottom left corner. Assisted by Gastón Ramírez. 80:00 Attempt missed. James Tomkins (West Ham United) header from the centre of the box misses to the left. Assisted by Mark ...

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September 16th, 2014

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VIDEO: Ivory Coast’s homegrown tablet

Ivory Coast is introducing the first tablet computer made specifically for schools. The country’s entire curriculum can be uploaded onto the device. The tablet’s creator, Thierry N’Doufou, talks about his plans for international expansion. Article source: ...

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September 16th, 2014

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Obama ‘to pledge troops for Ebola’

16 September 2014 Last updated at 07:52 The World Health Organisation warned recently that thousands more cases could occur in Liberia US President Barack Obama is to announce plans on Tuesday to send 3,000 troops to Liberia to help fight the Ebola virus, US officials say. ...

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