Haemorrhagic Fever Killed 13 In Dr Congo In 10 Day

UN's top Ebola official wants preparations for 'flareup'

A member of Doctors Without Borders puts on protective gear at the isolation ward of the Donka Hospital in Conakry, Guinea, where people infected with the Ebola virus are being treated, June 28, 2014.  By Cellou Binani (AFP/File) Friday, August 22, 2014

Conakry (AFP) - The United Nations' new pointman on Ebola said Friday he was preparing for a possible flareup of the epidemic in West Africa. "We're either close to a plateau, but then we'll drop, ...

Attacks against aid workers in CAR at record high: UN

French Sangaris troops patrol in a military vehicle on August 16, 2014 in Bangui, CAR.  By Pacome Pabandji (AFP/File) Friday, August 22, 2014

Bangui (Central African Republic) (AFP) - Crimes against aid workers have reached a record high in the Central African Republic over the past year, a UN official said Thursday after a Red Cross volunt ...

Thousands receiving aid after Boko Haram siege: relief agency

A screengrab taken on July 13, 2014 from a video released by the Nigerian Islamist extremist group Boko Haram shows  Abubakar Shekau (C), the group's leader.  By  (Boko Haram/AFP/File) Friday, August 22, 2014

Maiduguri (Nigeria) (AFP) - Nearly 11,500 people from one town in northeast Nigeria are receiving emergency aid after fleeing Boko Haram militants, the country's main relief agency said on Thursday. ...

IS group a danger to all regional states, says Tunisia

Friday, August 22, 2014

Tunis (AFP) - Tunisia Thursday condemned the "savage crimes" of the Islamic State (IS) after it beheaded American journalist James Foley, calling the jihadist group a threat to all states in the regio ...

British terror suspect in Kenya no 'monster': lawyer

Briton Jermaine Grant appears in the Shanzu Law Court in the city of Mombasa on February 17, 2014.  By Ivan Lieman (AFP/File) Friday, August 22, 2014

Mombasa (Kenya) (AFP) - A British terrorism suspect in Kenya is no "monster" and has been falsely linked with a fugitive jihadist from the UK dubbed the "White Widow", his lawyer told a court on Thurs ...

US missionaries beat Ebola as crisis worsens in W.Africa

A Liberian soldier watches as policemen deploy in Monrovia's West Point slum as part of quarantine measures to contain the spread of Ebola on August 20, 2014.  By Zoom Dosso (AFP/File) Friday, August 22, 2014

Monrovia (AFP) - Two American missionaries who contracted Ebola while treating patients in Liberia have left hospital after making a full recovery, doctors said on Thursday, as authorities in the west ...

Orji Kalu's Fleet Of Cars Injures Many

Friday, August 22, 2014

[B]At least five people were killed today at the Camp Neya home of Orji Uzor Kalu at Igbere in Bende Local Government Area, Abia State Report reaching us through our reporter and many other eye witnes ...

Jailed Jazeera journalists appeal against Egypt verdicts

Al-Jazeera journalists Australian Peter Greste (L), Egyptian-Canadian Mohamed Fadel Fahmy (C) and Egyptian Baher Mohamed (R) listen to the verdict inside the defendants cage during their trial, June 23, 2014 in Cairo.  By Khaled Desouki (AFP/File) Thursday, August 21, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - Three Al-Jazeera journalists jailed by Egypt for alleged ties with Islamists filed appeals Thursday against their convictions, their network said in a statement. Australian Peter Gres ...

Monrovia crematorium cannot cope with Ebola surge: Red Cross

Monrovia's crematorium seen on August 14, 2014.  By Zoom Dosso (AFP/File) Thursday, August 21, 2014

Monrovia (AFP) - The crematorium in the Liberian capital Monrovia is struggling to deal with the dozens of Ebola victims whose bodies are being brought each day, the Red Cross said Thursday. Fayah ...

South Africa beat Zimbabwe to take series

South Africa's bowler Wayne Parnell (C) is seen in action as Zimbabwe's captain Elton Chigumbura (R) looks on at the Queens Sports Club, Bulawayo, August 17, 2014.  By Jekesia Njikizana (AFP) Tuesday, August 19, 2014

Bulawayo (Zimbabwe) (AFP) - Ryan McLaren and Wayne Parnell claimed three wickets ...

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Clashes between Madagascar police, cattle rustlers kill 15

A farmer drives his zebu through a rice field on December 12, 2005 in Imurna, Madagascar.  By Marco Longari (AFP/File) Sunday, August 17, 2014

Antananarivo (AFP) - Clashes between armed bands of cattle rustlers and security ...

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Zimbabwe police beat opposition protesters: witnesses

Zimbabwean riot police patrol outside Harare Magistrate's Court on March 19, 2013.  By Alexander Joe (AFP/File) Monday, August 18, 2014

Harare (AFP) - Zimbabwe police beat and arrested opposition activists and a jour ...

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Three killed in Egypt as Morsi backers, opponents clash

Civilians runs across a street in Cairo as policemen gather during clashes with Muslim Brotherhood supporters following a rally marking the first anniversary of a brutal Cairo crackdown, on August 14, 2014.  By Mohamed El-Shahed (AFP) Friday, August 15, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - Three people were killed as supporters and opponents of Egypt's ou ...

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Egypt policeman sentenced to 15 years for killing detainee

An Egyptian court sentenced a policeman to 15 years in prison for shooting dead a man in detention, judicial sources say.  By Gil Cohen Magen (POOL/AFP/File) Monday, August 18, 2014

Cairo (AFP) - An Egyptian court sentenced a policeman on Monday to 15 years in p ...

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Violence erupts in Liberia's Ebola-hit slum

A Liberian soldier observes as police deploy in Monrovia's West Point slum, as part of quarantine measures to contain the spread of Ebola, on August 20, 2014.  By Zoom Dosso (AFP) Thursday, August 21, 2014

Monrovia (AFP) - Violence erupted in an Ebola quarantine zone in Liberia's capit ...

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