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Bate Felix

Bate Felix

    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    Ebola death toll climbs in West Africa
    An outbreak of the disease has killed upwards of 330 people since February despite efforts by local health services and international experts.
    Elephant poachers take advantage of CAR chaos
    Elephant poachers take advantage of CAR chaos
    Poaching in protected wildlife areas has been on the rise in the Central African Republic since the country was plunged into turmoil, say campaigners.
    Wade admits defeat in Senegal election battle
    Wade admits defeat in Senegal election battle
    Senegal leader Abdoulaye Wade has admitted defeat in the West African nation's contentious presidential elections, and congratulated rival Macky Sall.
    More talks needed in Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    More talks needed in Côte d'Ivoire crisis
    Presidents who met Côte d'Ivoire leader Laurent Gbagbo on Tuesday to deliver an ultimatum to step down or face force said more meetings were needed.
    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.
    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.
    Tsvangirai says no election without referendum
    Tsvangirai says no election without referendum
    Zimbabwe PM Morgan Tsvangirai says that elections cannot take place in his country without reforms and a constitutional review.
    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 but need work on their mental stamina.
    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.
    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 SA a 2-2 draw with Australia in a friendly on Tuesday.
    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, a police spokesperson said on Wednesday. Rapport newspaper has reported a matron at the school allegedly fondled one of the pupils, and grabbed a girl by the throat and threw her against a wall.