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US cameraman in Liberia diagnosed with Ebola

US cameraman in Liberia diagnosed with Ebola

A cameraman working in Liberia has tested positive for Ebola and is to be flown home to the US for treatment. The 33-year-old freelancer has been working in the country for three years for a number of media outlets, most recently NBC News. More than 3,330 people have died in four West African countries in […]

Is Obama indoctrinating young African Leaders!

Is Obama indoctrinating young African Leaders!

The continent of Africa has been colonised for decades by the West for reasons serving interests of the conquerors. Against this background, it is appropriate to view President Obama’s intention and interest in young people of the continent with scepticism. During his recent address to participants of the ‘Presidential Summit for the Washington Fellowship for […]

AU Summit Approves Creation of African Monetary Fund

AU Summit Approves Creation of African Monetary Fund

The AU Commissioner for Economic Affairs, Anthony Maruping, told journalists in Malabo on Monday that the Fund would work to correct balances of payment positions across Africa. He said such positions were mainly caused by low export of commodities and high import volumes which exerted negative burden on currency stability. The AMF would be established […]

South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies in Johannesburg

South Africa’s Nelson Mandela dies in Johannesburg

  South Africa's first black president and anti-apartheid icon Nelson Mandela has died, South Africa's president says. Mr Mandela, 95, led South Africa's transition from white-minority rule in the 1990s, after 27 years in prison. He had been receiving intense home-based medical care for a lung infection after three months in hospital. In a statement […]

Mali investigators find mass grave in search for soldiers

Mali investigators find mass grave in search for soldiers

A mass grave containing 21 bodies has been found in Mali by investigators looking for missing red beret soldiers. Mali's chief prosecutor, Daniel Tessougue, told the BBC that the remains were found buried at Diago, about 20km (12 miles) north of capital Bamako. The bodies were "probably" those of soldiers loyal to the former president, […]

Central African Republic crisis: France sends more troops

Central African Republic crisis: France sends more troops

The first reinforcements to the French force in the Central African Republic (CAR) are deploying in a bid to restore order after a rebel takeover. Some 200 troops have arrived, with another 500 expected imminently. Some former rebel forces have reportedly been leaving the capital, Bangui, as the French troops arrived in the city. More […]

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