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Suicide bombers attack 2 mosques in Nigeria

2014-07-30 07:49

Suicide bombers believed to be linked to Boko Haram have attacked two mosques in northeast Nigeria, killing at least six people and injuring several others, according to witnesses.

At least 24 die in Guinea concert stampede

2014-07-30 07:49

A stampede during a rap concert on a Conakry beach has left at least 24 people dead, Guinean hospital officials say.

Top Sierra Leone doctor dies of Ebola

2014-07-29 21:01

The top doctor dealing with Ebola in Sierra Leone has died of the disease as a regional airline halts flights to 2 cities hit by the outbreak.

Libyan military plane crashes in Benghazi

2014-07-29 21:01

A Libyan fighter jet engaged in paramilitary attacks on Islamists in the restive eastern city of Benghazi has crashed and exploded.

Tripoli fire rages on

2014-07-29 19:43

A huge blaze has raged for a third day at a fuel depot near Tripoli's airport, while a paramilitary aircraft has crashed in Benghazi.

30 people killed in Benghazi in heavy fighting

2014-07-29 16:25

At least 30 people were killed overnight in Libya's eastern city of Benghazi during heavy clashes between government Special Forces and Islamist fighters.

Obama: Female oppression crippling parts of Africa

2014-07-29 15:29

President Barack Obama has spoken out against gender oppression in Africa that he says is "crippling" parts of the continent.

US Ebola doctor in grave condition, Obama briefed

2014-07-29 07:50

A US missionary doctor's condition has deteriorated after he contracted Ebola whilst treating patients in Liberia, as US president Barack Obama is briefed on the situation.

CAR ceasefire 'broken'

2014-07-29 09:04

The ceasefire in the Central African Republic has been 'broken' after a clash.

 

Missionary groups call for evacuation from Liberia

2014-07-30 05:41

Two North Carolina-based missionary groups have ordered the evacuation of their non-essential personnel from Liberia after a doctor and a missionary contracted Ebola.

West African airline suspends flights amid Ebola

2014-07-29 22:37

West African airline Asky has suspended flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid Ebola outbreak.

Cholera kills in Cameroon

2014-07-29 21:01

An outbreak of cholera has killed more than 200 people in northern Cameroon over the past two months.

Madagascar billed as surfing paradise

2014-07-29 21:01

Madagascar has become the newest member of Global Surf Association and has formed part of a recent drive to promote the sport in Africa.

France evacuating nationals from Libya

2014-07-29 18:01

France is evacuating its nationals from Libya amid increasing lawlessness and unrest after similar moves by other European nations.

Maltese worker kidnapped in Libya freed

2014-07-29 15:29

A Maltese worker who was abducted by Libyan rebels on the outskirts of Tripoli has been freed and arrived home safely in Valletta, authorities say.

Egypt military kills 7 militants in volatile Sinai

2014-07-29 12:01

An Egyptian military spokesperson says troops have killed seven suspected militants and arrested five as part of an ongoing offensive in the volatile Sinai Peninsula.

Sierra Leone president visits Ebola epicentre

2014-07-29 11:12

Sierra Leone's president has visited the epicentre of an Ebola outbreak as West African leaders stepped up efforts to contain the spread of the deadly virus.

New fears about Ebola spread after plane scare

2014-07-29 07:00

A US man infected with the Ebola virus who boarded a plane en route to Minnesota has revealed weaknesses in stopping the deadly disease's spread.

Alarming malnutrition in Somali capital

2014-07-28 22:06

The United Nations has reported alarming rates of malnutrition in the Somali capital where aid agencies cannot meet the needs of 350 000 people.

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