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EXCLUSIVE: How Liberian Govt Cleared Patrick Sawyer to Travel to Nigeria while under observation for Ebola

The Nigerian health minister says Patrick Sawyer’s action has placed unnecessary stress on Nigeria’s health system.

CAR President names first Muslim prime minister

Thousands of people have been killed and about a million displaced due to the ethno-religious conflict.

Pope Francis calls for action as Iraqi Christians forced to flee

“I invite you to remember and to keep praying for end to tensions and conflicts which are going on in different parts of the world.”

Ebola: Liberia declares three days of fasting, prayer

Spain will evacuate its citizen who tested positive for Ebola in Liberia.

‎Ebola: Nigeria reaches out to U.S. for experimental drug; NMA sets up committee

The NMA says it’s members will work despite its ongoing strike.

Earthquake hits South Africa, kills one

17 people were injured.

‎Taliban writes CPJ, accuses Pakistani journalists of bias

Not for the first time, Pakistan’s military has made independent media coverage of the fighting extremely difficult.

President of Uganda Yoweri K Museveni gestures as he speaks during a news conference in a hotel in St Julians, Valletta, Malta on the first day of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM), Friday Nov. 25, 2005. CHOGM was opened by Britain's Queen Elizabeth II on Friday and the event is due to hosted by Uganda in two years time. (AP Photo/Martin Cleaver)

Uganda’s anti-gay law annulled by court

Ugandan authorities had earlier insisted on defying Western powers to enforce the bill

Ebola: American Disease Control Centre issues travel warning to three countries

The CDC described the current outbreak of Ebola as the biggest and most complex.

Israel/Gaza air strike

Another journalist killed in Gaza bombardment

A second journalist was killed while covering the Israeli bombardment of the Shijaiyah neighborhood of Gaza, according to news reports and the two journalists’ media outlets.

Ebola: Nigeria places 69 people on surveillance, quarantines 2 others

The increase in the number of people under surveillance rises after government’s statement in the past week that 59 people were under watch

Ebola: Ethiopian Airline campaigns for passengers’ safety

More than 700 deaths in some 1,323 cases have occurred in Guinea, Liberia and Serra Leone.

Cameroon fires two army chiefs over Boko Haram raids

The two dismissed officers were in charge of Cameroon’s special military force instituted to quell the rising number of Boko Haram attacks in the region

Cholera patients in hospital ward

Cholera kills 200 in Cameroon

More than 1,500 people have been infected with the water-borne bacteria.

New ECOWAS brown card to be operational January 2015

The card is expected to help in claims payments by insurance companies to motorists involved during accidents.

An Ebola patient being attended to

Ebola: Liberia closes borders to halt spread of virus

Three doctors have died from the disease.

New Zealand minister offers to resign after evading airport security

Prime Minister expressed his disappointment in the Minister.

Missing Algerian Plane “Crashed” in Niger

The plane had 116 on board

Israeli troops attack Al Jazeera Bureau in Gaza

Over 607 Palestinians including women and children have been killed during the ongoing fighting between Israeli Forces and Hamas fighters in the Gaza Strip.

Journalists detained, threatened while covering MH17 crash in eastern Ukraine

Pro-Russia separatists in eastern Ukraine should stop threatening and obstructing journalists from reporting on the Malaysia Airlines plane crash, the Committee to Protect Journalists said Monday.

Bushmeat consumption may pose Ebola risk, World food body warns

Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone are struggling to contain the world’s deadliest recorded outbreak of the virus.

British cannibal nurse found guilty of trying to meet girl

On an internet profile, the accused listed his interests as “cannibalism, mainly the hunting and preparation of young but sometimes not so young women.”

7 killed as gunmen hijack bus in Kenya’s coast

Five police officer were among the dead.

EXCLUSIVE: Levick speaks, says it was hired by Nigerian government to find Chibok girls, fight terrorism

Levick is being criticised by Nigerians on micro-blogging site, twitter.

Merkel calls for ceasefire in Ukraine post Malaysian MH17 crash

It is, of course, important that those responsible are held to account for it.