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Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

Friday 31 October 2014 09:31

A nurse, who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, but tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday.

Nurse defies Ebola quarantine with bike ride

Friday 31 October 2014 09:31

A nurse, who treated Ebola patients in Sierra Leone, but tested negative for the virus went for a bike ride on Thursday.

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Leadership in Burkina Faso unclear : Analyst

Friday 31 October 2014 08:11

Institute for Security Studies Senior Researcher, Willian Assanvo, says it is not clear who is ruling Burkina Faso.

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Burkina president declares emergency, calls for end to protests

Thursday 30 October 2014 20:28

Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore declared a state of emergency on Thursday and pledged to open talks with the opposition.

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Mugabe shows support for first lady amid factionalism

Thursday 30 October 2014 19:37

Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe has for the first time shown his cards on the factional fights between the first lady Grace Mugabe and the country's vice president Joice Mujuru.

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Three dead in Burkina Faso coup

Thursday 30 October 2014 19:01

Tension is mounting in Burkina Faso following a coup in which three protesters were shot dead and several wounded.

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‘Nigeria kidnappers free German Julius Berger staff’

Thursday 30 October 2014 18:17

Nigerian gunmen have freed a German citizen working for construction firm Julius Berger less than a week after they kidnapped him and killed another German citizen in a raid on their vehicles.

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Burkina Faso military to make statement soon

Thursday 30 October 2014 17:25

Burkina Faso's military command will make a statement on the situation in the country.

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Quick solution needed in South Sudan: Ramaphosa

Thursday 30 October 2014 11:05

Deputy President, Cyril Ramaphosa has held talks with South Sudan President Salva Kiir as part of South Africa's efforts to mediate a peace agreement

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Family of Nigerian disaster victim seeks closure

Thursday 30 October 2014 11:00

The family member of one of the deceased Nigerian collapse victims Mxolisi Green says it is frustrating that the family is unable to bury his cousin Thomas Matsina.

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SA govt 'anxious' about Nigeria disaster victims

Thursday 30 October 2014 07:30

Government spokesperson Phumla Williams says there is still no certainty when the bodies of 80 South Africans killed in the church building collapse in Nigeria will be brought back home.

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