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Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died – governor

The case – the first in a major urban hub in the region's nearly year-old epidemic of the disease – sparks deep concern in neighboring Rwanda and at the United Nations

The case – the first in a major urban hub in the region's nearly year-old epidemic of ...

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Ebola patient in DR Congo city of Goma has died – governor

Zuma confirms meeting the Gupta brothers to discuss the 'New Age,' the newspaper that he ...

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South Africa's Zuma bats away graft inquiry questions

The UN's World Health Organization (WHO) describes as a 'potential game-changer' the ...

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DR Congo urges calm after Ebola case in key city

Jacob Zuma is accused of overseeing mass looting of state assets during his 9-year tenure ...

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South Africa's Zuma tells graft probe he's a victim of conspiracy

'Blood for blood, we won't accept compensations,' chant the protesters as they march ...

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Thousands mourn protesters killed in Sudan raid

The attack is claimed by Al-Shabaab militants, an Al-Qaeda-linked group

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At least 7 dead in Somalia hotel attack

'Officers and soldiers from the army and National Intelligence and Security Service, some ...

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Sudan general says coup attempt foiled

A presidential election planned for early July has been scrapped, de facto extending ...

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Algeria army chief renews support for president after interim term ends

But the French government denies supplying the missiles to rebel commander Khalifa Haftar ...

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Paris says its missiles found on pro-Haftar base in Libya

Protesters and rights group say the internet blockade is an attempt to quell protests ...

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Internet on mobile services restored in Sudan