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France to set up military hospital to fight Ebola in West Africa

France says it is already contributing to European finds to

Scotland votes NO, reject independence from United Kingdom

The outcome is a relief for millions of Britons who prayed for a united Britain

South Africa raises inter-ministerial team over Synagogue building collapse

President Zuma had earlier despatched a support emergency team to Nigeria.

Paul Kagame, President of Rwanda.

Rwandan senate president resigns after being accused of incompetence

Analysts believe the sack may be politically-motivated.

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Ebola: African Union charged to combat outbreak

AHF says averting the Ebola outbreak should be an African priority.

Ban welcomes U.S. government’s measures to fight Ebola

The United States government is setting up a Joint Force Command headquartered in Monrovia, Liberia.

40 Malaysian victims in Ukraine air crash identified

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There were 298 people aboard flight MH17 when it crashed in Ukraine.

Synagogue building collapse: Nigeria, South Africa differ on death toll

It is unclear how the South Africans arrived at their casualty figures.

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Ebola: Nigeria, four others to receive 20m pairs of medical gloves

The deadly Ebola Virus Disease has claimed the lives of over 2000 West Africans.

120 world leaders to attend Climate Change summit in New York

The United Nations said there would be a strong participation from leaders from business, finance and civil society.

U.S. wants citizens in Uganda to stay home

The U.S. advised it citizens in Uganda to stay at home or proceed to a safe location.

South African athlete, Oscar Pistorius, guilty of culpable homicide

The judge, Thokozile Masipa, cleared him of pre-meditated murder saying the state failed to prove Pistorius intended to kill his model girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp.

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Obama outlines strategy to defeat ISIS

“Our objective is clear: We will degrade and ultimately destroy ISIL through a comprehensive and sustained air strikes strategy.”

Nigerian Govt warns embassies over fraudulent visa agents

The government threatens to send security agents after errant embassies

Paedophile Priest: Pope accepts retirement of culpable cardinal

Sean Brady would be replaced by his 52-year-old deputy, Monsignor Eamon Martin.

ECOWAS defence chiefs to meet in Ghana over Boko Haram, Ebola, others

The meeting will assess the security situation in the region and Ebola

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Somalia sacks intelligence chief over arrests of journalists

The former spy chief attacked government critics but could not do his job, the government said.

Afghan court sentences 7 men to death for rape

The case sparked national outrage

Ebola: Use survivors’ blood to treat patients – WHO tells Nigeria, others

WHO says there is a real opportunity that a blood-derived product can be used and that it is one positive aspect of so many people being infected.

Nigerian journalist, six others win prestigious awards for reporting on water, sanitation, hygiene

Organisers say journalists are key partners for sanitation, hygiene and water sector professionals in their awareness raising, advocacy and behaviour change work

A Call for Appointment of ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola

Cross-border coordination and collaboration necessary to stem the spread of Ebola has been haphazard and chaotic.

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Ebola spreads to Senegal

Senegal is the sixth country with confirmed Ebola case

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Gaza: After journalist killings, potential violations must be investigated

On July 9, a driver for the local agency Media 24, Hamid Shihab, was killed when his car marked as press was hit by an Israeli strike.

Aljazeera journalists appeal Egypt ruling

A date for the hearing has not yet been set.

EBOLA is manufactured by Satan – T.B. JOSHUA

Last week, Mr. Joshua debunked a rumour attributed to him that went viral in Nigeria claiming that bathing in salt water would prevent the disease.