Africa News

Libya militias seize Benghazi base

Posted July 29th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

A special forces base in Libya has been seized by militias, the fighters and officials say, as a blaze continues at a fuel depot in the capital Tripoli.

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Airline sued over pilot abuse claims

Posted July 29th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

British Airways is to be sued for damages over claims one of its pilots sexually abused children in African schools and orphanages.

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Saving lives on the Ebola front line

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One village in Guinea at the centre of an Ebola outbreak battles the disease which has killed hundreds in West Africa.

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Ebola voices: Fighting the deadly virus in Guinea

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'I am proud to have helped cure Ebola patients'

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VIDEO: Nigeria takes Ebola precautions

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Nigerian authorities have taken a range of measures after a man died of the Ebola virus in Lagos.

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CAR crisis: Meeting the rebel army chief

Posted July 29th, 2014 by BBC News - Africa with No Comments

Why CAR's rebels are turning their backs on the nation state

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Can social media help prevent the spread of Ebola?

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Trying to stem the spread of the virus using social media

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West Africa flight ban over Ebola

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A major West African airline halts flights to Liberia and Sierra Leone amid growing concern about the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

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Burundi’s opposition ‘targeted’

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Burundi's opposition is facing a "relentless campaign of intimidation" from the ruling party ahead of elections next year, Amnesty International says.

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Letter from Africa: Ebola invasion

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Why the deadly Ebola virus is terrorising West Africa

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