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Ghana tests US man for Ebola virus

7 July 2014 Last updated at 13:11 Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids A US citizen is being tested for the Ebola virus in Ghana, which has had no confirmed cases of the virus in the current West African outbreak. The man has been ...

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July 7th, 2014

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US man tested for Ebola in Ghana

7 July 2014 Last updated at 13:11 Ebola spreads through contact with an infected person’s bodily fluids A US citizen is being tested for the Ebola virus in Ghana, which has had no confirmed cases of the virus in the current West African outbreak. The man has been ...

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July 7th, 2014

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Police searching for body of Castro

7 July 2014 Last updated at 13:59 Police in Ghana are searching for the body of Afrobeats artist Castro following a suspected boating accident. He was reportedly with a female friend on Sunday when the incident is thought to have taken place. Their sea scooter has been ...

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July 7th, 2014

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VIDEO: What next for DR Congo’s displaced?

Tens of thousands of people from the Democratic Republic of Congo have been forced to leave the neighbouring country of Congo-Brazzaville after a crackdown on illegal immigration. Officials estimate as many as 170,000 people have left since April. Some of them say they fled ...

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July 7th, 2014

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Sisi ‘regrets’ al-Jazeera trial

7 July 2014 Last updated at 13:51 The journalists complained that they were “hostages” in a political battle between Egypt and Qatar Egypt’s President Abdul Fattah al-Sisi has said he wishes the three al-Jazeera journalists imprisoned last month had never ...

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July 7th, 2014

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TV channel defends Pistorius footage

7 July 2014 Last updated at 13:58 Oscar Pistorius’ trial, which began at the beginning of March, may be reaching its final stages Footage showing South African athlete Oscar Pistorius re-enacting the events of the night he killed his girlfriend was not obtained ...

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July 7th, 2014

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Nigeria women ‘escape Boko Haram’

7 July 2014 Last updated at 01:48 Boko Haram wants to create an Islamic state in northern Nigeria More than 60 women and girls are reported to have escaped from the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, security sources say. They were among 68 abducted last month near the town

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July 7th, 2014

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Halilhodzic quits as Algeria boss

Algeria coach Vahid Halilhodzic has left his role despite a personal plea from the country’s president to stay. The Bosnian steered the Desert Foxes to the World Cup knockout stage for the first time before they lost 2-1 in extra time to Germany in the last 16. Please ...

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July 7th, 2014

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Nigeria federation voted out of office

Nigeria have gone against a Fifa directive after the Nigeria football federation (NFF) were voted out of office on Saturday having been accused of derailing the country’s World Cup campaign in Brazil. The NFF was dissolved on Thursday and replaced by a sole ...

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July 6th, 2014

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Mali striker Diabate sees specialist

Bordeaux say their Mali striker, Cheick Diabate, has been sent to see knee specialists in a bid to regain fitness. The French club say their Gabonese midfielder, Andre Biyogo Poko, is also seeing specialist doctors. Mali international Diabate, who was the club’s ...

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July 6th, 2014

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