US urged to send Ebola experts in as Congo outbreak worsens

US urged to send its Ebola experts back to Congo outbreak despite fears about security concerns
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Nigerian leader: Islamic extremists are now using drones

Extremists in Nigeria have begun using drones, president says; 'critical factor' in resurgence
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Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the 2nd largest in history, World Health Organization says

Congo's deadly Ebola outbreak is now the 2nd largest in history, World Health Organization says
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Uganda diverted weapons to South Sudan despite arms embargo

Uganda diverted weapons to South Sudan's military despite arms embargo, new report says
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Oprah offers rousing tribute to Mandela in S. Africa visit

Oprah offers rousing tribute to Mandela in South Africa visit, tells youth 'your day will come'
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Oprah speaks on gender equality at Mandela event, to cheers

Oprah speaks on gender equality at Mandela event in South Africa, to cheers
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HIV cases in children dropping but still too slowly, UN says

HIV cases in children are projected to drop but still too slowly, UN agency says
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Uganda diverted weapons to South Sudan, new report says

Uganda diverted weapons to South Sudan's military despite arms embargo, new report says
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Beyonce to perform at South African concert honoring Mandela

Beyonce, Jay-Z to perform at South African concert honoring Mandela a century after his birth
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South Africa's young rape survivors need counseling: MSF

South Africa's young rape survivors need counseling and often don't get it, MSF report says
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Mormon missionary from Nevada dies in South Africa

A Mormon missionary from Nevada serving in South Africa has died after he collapsed while exercising
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Nigeria's military acknowledges major attack by extremists

Nigeria's military acknowledges major attack by extremists after lawmakers say 44 soldiers dead
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US airstrike in Somalia against al-Shabab kills 7 extremists

Latest US airstrike in Somalia against al-Qaida-linked al-Shabab kills 7 extremists
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Tutu awards prize to US school shooting survivors

A group of young Americans who campaigned against gun violence after surviving a deadly shooting at their Florida school have received a prize from former South
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South African president praises German investment

South Africa's president says Germany is an important economic partner which he hopes will expand its investment here
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South African minister notes worry about graft prosecutions

Cabinet minister in South Africa cites concerns that efforts to prosecute people allegedly involved in corruption under former president Zuma are falling short
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WHO: Malaria reductions stall after progress

The World Health Organization says reductions in the number of people contracting malaria have stalled after several years of global declines
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South American circus lions still unsettled in South Africa

More than two dozen lions that were rescued from South American circuses and transferred to a South African big cat refuge could be on the move again after a le
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Tanzanian officials order physical exams of 10 alleged gays

Tanzanian authorities are carrying out physical examinations of 10 men suspected of homosexual activity in Zanzibar, according to police
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Main suspect in Danish fraud case arrested on return home

A Danish prosecution authority says the main suspect in a huge fraud involving public money was arrested on her return to Copenhagen after she voluntarily left
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Bridge over Congo River project agreement signed

A bridge across Africa's mighty Congo River, the first to link the capital cities of Kinshasa and Brazzaville, is planned according to an agreement signed in Jo
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Main suspect in Danish fraud case to leave South Africa

A South African court has ruled that a Danish woman suspected of a huge fraud at home, can be sent to Denmark
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South Africa police confirm arrests of 2 Danish citizens

South Africa's top police officer says officers arrested the adult son of a Danish woman suspected of a huge fraud at home, as he was about to leave the country
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South Africa leaving 'dark days' of corruption, says leader

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa said his country has survived a "dark period" when corruption was rampant and is now focused on achieving economic growt
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