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Boko Haram kidnap Cameroon vice PM's wife
Yaounde, July 27 (IANS) Islamic Boko Haram militants have abducted the wife of Cameroon's Vice Prime Minister Amadou Ali in an attack Sunday, an official said.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 7:56:18 PM

14 militants killed in Egypt's Sinai
Cairo, July 27 (IANS) At least 14 militants were killed Sunday in a military raid in Egypt's Sinai Peninsula, an official said.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 3:22:16 PM

Algerian PM blames bad weather for plane crash
Algiers, July 27 (IANS) Algerian Prime Minister Abdelmalek Sellal has said the Air Algerie flight AH5017 crashed probably due to bad weather.

Sunday, July 27, 2014 9:44:03 AM

Nigeria fourth country in West Africa to report Ebola death
Accra, July 26 (IANS) Nigeria has become the fourth country in the West African region to record a death from the deadly Ebola disease, the country's Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu has confirmed.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 6:28:03 PM

Air Algerie crash victims' families angry with carrier
Algiers, July 26 (IANS) Parents of Air Algerie's flight AH-5017 crash victims expressed anger over how the company was releasing information about the accident in which no one survived.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 4:18:04 PM

Algerian transport minister to visit AH-5017 crash site
Ouagadougou, July 26 (IANS) Algeria's Transport Minister Amar Ghoul is expected to arrive in Ouagadougou Saturday to visit the site where Air Algeria's flight AH5017 crashed Thursday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 3:34:04 PM

25 militants killed in Egypt's Sinai
Cairo, July 26 (IANS) At least 25 militants were killed Saturday during a military raid in Egypt's North Sinai province, an official said.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:38:05 PM

WHO opens Ebola response centre in Guinea
Conakry (Guinea), July 26 (IANS/WAM) The World Health Organisation (WHO) has opened a Sub-regional Outbreak Coordination Centre in here after continuing reports of new cases and deaths attributable to Ebola virus disease (EVD) in Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:33:49 PM

Ghanaian government, GFA to issue joint response to FIFA
Accra (Ghana), July 26 (IANS) The Ghanaian government might issue a joint response with its Football Association (GFA) to FIFA on establishing a Commission of Enquiry to look into the country' s recent World Cup flop, Minister of Youth and Sports Mahama Ayariga said here.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 12:33:45 PM

Joint efforts on in Cairo to reach ceasefire in Gaza
Cairo, July 26 (IANS) Egypt, the UN, the Arab League and the US are working together to reach a seven-day "humanitarian ceasefire" for the ongoing conflict between Israel and Gaza-ruling Hamas movement, Egyptian Foreign Minister Sameh Shukry said Friday.

Saturday, July 26, 2014 1:34:03 AM

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