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Liberia’s new Ebola outbreak spreads

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Two more cases of Ebola are confirmed in the Liberian village where a teenager died on Sunday - the first case for seven weeks.

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Nigeria’s Sunday Mba moves to Turkey

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Turkish second-tier side Yeni Malatyaspor sign Nigeria's Sunday Mba from French club CA Bastia.

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VIDEO: Feeding Chad’s children with Unicef

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Medical editor Fergus Walsh visited a Unicef nutrition centre in Chad to see what is being done to tackle the problem of child malnutrition.

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What it means to be female in Nigeria

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Nigerians share stories about everyday sexism

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Cameroon releases detained children

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Cameroon releases 84 children detained after a raid on Koranic schools accused of links to Boko Haram over six months ago.

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African ‘to reach Grand Tour podium’

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The boss of the first African team to ride the Tour de France says an African rider will be on a Grand Tour podium in five years.

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Mozambique scraps anti-gay law

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Mozambique decriminalises homosexuality in its new penal code, making it one of a few African countries where same-sex relationships are legal.

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Assou-Ekotto signs for Saint-Etienne

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Cameroon defender Benoit Assou-Ekotto signs for French Ligue 1 side Saint Etienne.

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Eto’o joins ambitious Turkish side

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Three-time Champions League winner Samuel Eto'o joins Turkey's Antalyaspor, who look set to sign Brazil great Ronaldinho.

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French troops suspended over child sex

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France suspends two of its soldiers over allegations they sexually abused children, including a five-year-old girl, in Burkina Faso.

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