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    28-Oct-2014 to 19:12

    Liberia: Sirleaf suspends birthday fête over Ebola crisis

    Monrovia (Liberia) — The Ministry of Information in Liberia has announced that due to the current Ebola epidemic in the country, President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf will not officially celebrate her 76th birthday.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 18:43

    Gambia: Ex-minister's stalled trial worries relatives

    APA-Banjul (Gambia) — Relatives of Gambia’s former Minister for Presidential Affair Momodou Sabally have expressed dissatisfaction over the protracted delay in his trial for alleged economic crimes against the state.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 18:08

    Moz: South African woman nabbed over cocaine

    APA-Maputo (Mozambique) — A South African identified only as Thandeka has been arrested at Maputo International Airport in possession of 4.2kg of cocaine shortly after steeping from an Ethiopian airways flight from Addis Ababa, APA can report Tuesday.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 15:58

    Kenya: One dead, several injured after scuffle in refugee camp for South Sudanes...

    APA-Nairobi (Kenya) — One refugee was beaten to death and five others injured in Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya during a fight between two rival communities from South Sudan on Tuesday, local media reported.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 15:40

    Egypt deports Danish NGO official

    APA- Cairo (Egypt) — Egyptian airport authorities have barred a Danish Institute for Human Rights official from entering the country over "suspicious training” for Egyptian youths.

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    28-Oct-2014 to 11:06

    S/African prosecutor to appeal Pistorius sentence – Official

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — The South African Prosecution Authority (NPA) has announced that it will soon appeal the five-year sentence handed to convicted paralympian Oscar Pistorius two weeks ago for shooting dead his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp last year.

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    27-Oct-2014 to 10:25

    Zuma urges S/African police to catch Bafana goalie’s killers

    APA-Pretoria (South Africa) — South African President Jacob Zuma, leading the nation in mourning the late Bafana Bafana captain Senzo Meyiwa, on Monday expressed shock and sadness at his shooting to death Sunday night in a friend’s home in Vosloorus Township in the south of Johannesburg.

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