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US to support Cameroon in Boko Haram fight

The United States has committed to helping Cameroon's military secure the equipment it needs to continue fighting against the jihadist group.

Ebola cases fall sharply in Sierra Leone

More ambulances, checkpoints and changes in behaviour are keeping new Ebola cases in check, with hopes the govt could stamp out the virus by March.

ICC announces preliminary investigation into CAR crimes

The ICC will open an examination into crimes allegedly committed in the Central African Republic after another lynching underscored rising violence.

Central African Republic names new prime minister

New CAR interim president Catherine Samba-Panza has named Andre Nzapayeke as prime minister.

Glencore raises offer for Xstrata to salvage deal

Commodity trader Glencore has raised its offer for miner Xstrata to salvage a bid, now worth about $37-billion.

Nigeria coast braces for worst oil spill in 13 years

Latest Shell oil spill is comparable to the Exxon Mobil spill of 1998, say authorities as emergency measures are put in place to protect the coast.

Turkey’s Erdogan hopes to reap dividends from Libya

Turkey's prime minister heads to Libya on Friday, a day after the French and British leaders were welcomed for helping to overthrow Muammar Gaddafi.

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