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#Liberia says world needs to do more on #Ebola

Liberia's president has called on the world to do more to end a spiralling Ebola outbreak that has crippled her country. 

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S Africans killed in #Nigeria church collapse

Sixty-seven South Africans have been killed and scores injured in the collapse of a building in the compound of a Lagos Pentecostal church last week, South Africa's President Jacob Zuma said.

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Deaths as gunmen storm college in #Nigeria

Nigerian state of KanoAt least 15 people were killed and 30 others injured when gunmen attacked a college in the northeastern Nigerian state of Kano, a police official has said.

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South Sudan to limit foreign workers

South Sudan will from next month require companies and non-government organisations (NGOs) to employ South Sudanese citizens unless they are unable to find locals with the necessary skills.

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UN peacekeepers take over CAR mission

The United Nations has formally taken over a regional African peacekeeping mission in the Central African Republic, nine months after sectarian violence erupted which left at least 5,000 people dead and forced tens of thousands of Muslims to flee to neighbouring countries.

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New air strikes reported in #Libya

Fighter jets from an unknown country have carried out at least four air attacks near the Libyan capital Tripoli, according to media reports.

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#Nigeria soldiers face death for mutiny

A dozen Nigerian soldiers have been sentenced to death for mutiny and the attempted murder of their commanding officer after their comrades were ambushed by the armed group Boko Haram.

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UN estimates #Ebola fight to cost nearly $1bn

Ebola fightThe number of Ebola cases in West Africa could start doubling every three weeks and it could end up costing nearly $1bn to contain the crisis, the World Health Organisation has warned.

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Haftar's group claims #Libya air raid

Khalifa HaftarA group led by a renegade former general claimed responsibility for an air raid on a military base in western Libya held by rival fighters.

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#Liberia sacks officials over #Ebola fight

Liberia's president has sacked 10 government officials for failing to return to the West African nation and lead the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 1,100 Liberians.

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