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    DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
    DRC sees first case of Ebola in Goma, near Rwanda border
    The Democratic Republic of Congo has reported its first case of Ebola in the eastern city of Goma. The presence of the virus has raised...
    Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?
    Africa's free trade agreement: Curse or blessing?
    The newly signed African free trade agreement is hailed as a huge step forward by some, but criticized as a mammoth project with little chance...
    Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
    Libya conflict: No end in sight to humanitarian crisis
    Migrants in Tripoli are staging a hunger strike demanding better protection by the UN as the death toll rises to staggering heights. But the...
    South Sudan's independent media under pressure
    South Sudan's independent media under pressure
    Eight years after independence, South Sudan still struggles to address media challenges. Independent journalists continue to fear for their...
    Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability
    Ethiopia's ethnic violence shows Abiy's vulnerability
    Ethiopia's Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed looks increasingly vulnerable as he faces deep divisions in the ruling coalition, simmering ethnic...
    Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
    Ebola cases in DRC top 2 000
    The daily number of new Ebola cases has tripled in recent months, according to aid organisations. Local distrust and armed groups have hampered...
    Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
    Ebola outbreak spreads to new city in conflict-hit Congo
    The Democratic Republic of Congo's health ministry on Wednesday confirmed a case of the deadly Ebola virus in Bunia, the second-largest city in the...
    Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?
    Will elections in Guinea-Bissau end years of political crisis?
    Mozambican diplomat Gabriel Dava has headed the office of the United Nations Development Program (UNDP) in Bissau for the past six years. When he...
    Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election
    Senegal President Macky Sall wins re-election
    Macky Sall has secured a solid majority of votes, winning a second term without the need for a run-off vote. The four losing challengers...
    Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
    Botswana extends credit line to Zimbabwe
    The $95-million credit line to Zimbabwe is earmarked for the private sector and revival of struggling industries. Although this is a drop in the...
    Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
    Kenyan rights groups demand clarity over activist's death
    Rights groups are demanding an investigation into the death of activist Caroline Mwatha a week after her disappearance. Police claim she died...
    Africa's forgotten stateless population
    Africa's forgotten stateless population
    In the Kiambaa area on the outskirts of Kenya's capital Nairobi, it's not unusual to hear hymns sung in the Shona language. It's more unusual,...