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Bate Felix

Bate Felix

    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    The death toll from an outbreak of Ebola in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone has hit 337 since February, the United Nations World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Wednesday, as local health services struggle to contain the highly contagious disease....
    Elephant poachers take advantage of CAR chaos
    Elephant poachers take advantage of CAR chaos
    The killings were part of a wider surge in poaching, fuelled by growing Asian demand for ivory, that threatened the region's entire elephant...
    Wade admits defeat in Senegal election battle
    Wade admits defeat in Senegal election battle
    Senegal's long-serving leader Abdoulaye Wade admitted defeat in presidential elections on Sunday, congratulating his rival Macky Sall -- a move...
    More talks needed in Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    More talks needed in Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    A delegation of three West African presidents who met incumbent Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday to deliver an ultimatum to step...
    West African presidents to tell Gbagbo to quit
    West African presidents to tell Gbagbo to quit
    Three West African presidents will fly to Côte d'Ivoire on Tuesday to tell incumbent leader Laurent Gbagbo to quit or face force, Benin said on...
    West African bloc threatens force in Ivorian crisis
    West African bloc threatens force in Ivorian crisis
    West African heads of state threatened on Friday to use force to oust incumbent Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo unless he cedes power to a...
    Tsvangirai says no election without referendum
    Tsvangirai says no election without referendum
    Zimbabwe Prime Minister Morgan Tsvangirai said on Monday that elections could not take place in his country without reforms and a constitutional...
    African teams need more grit to triumph
    African teams need more grit to triumph
    African teams have made progress dealing with financial and tactical demons that had always plagued them during major tournaments but need work on...
    Tearful Ghana rue last-gasp penalty drama
    Tearful Ghana rue last-gasp penalty drama
    Ghana defender John Pantsil choked back tears as he bemoaned a decision to award a last-minute penalty instead of a goal which would have seen the...
    Honours even as Bafana Bafana draw 2-2 with Australia
    Honours even as Bafana Bafana draw 2-2 with Australia
    Midfielder Teko Modise rifled home a second half equaliser to earn 2010 World Cup hosts South Africa a 2-2 draw with Australia in a friendly on...
    Cops probe abuse allegations at Oprah school
    Cops probe abuse allegations at Oprah school
    South African police are investigating alleged abuses at billionaire United States television magnate Oprah Winfrey's all-girl leadership academy,...
    Ramaphosa's the man, says Kader Asmal
    Ramaphosa's the man, says Kader Asmal
    Senior African National Congress (ANC) member Kader Asmal on Monday called on hundreds of the ruling party's influential branches to back business...