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Last updated: Tuesday, September 02, 2014 4:54:03 AM

Cameroon to close borders with Nigeria over Ebola
Yaounde (Cameroon), Aug 19 (IANS) The Cameroonian government has decided to close its border with Nigeria to prevent the spread of Ebola virus from the neighbouring country.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 3:44:05 AM

Nine killed in South Africa building collapse
Johannesburg, Aug 19 (IANS) At least nine people were killed and many suspected to be buried under debris after a building collapsed in South Africa Monday, authorities said.

Tuesday, August 19, 2014 12:58:05 AM

Five Libyan militants killed in Tripoli airstrikes
Tripoli, Aug 18 (IANS) An unidentified warplane Monday bombed Islamist militants in Libya's volatile capital Tripoli, killing five people and injuring several others, according to sources.

Monday, August 18, 2014 5:10:04 PM

Four suspected Ebola patients in Kenya test negative
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) The Kenyan government Monday dismissed fears of an Ebola virus disease outbreak in the country, saying that four patients admitted to hospital with Ebola-like symptoms have tested negative.

Monday, August 18, 2014 4:42:13 PM

Liberia begins giving experimental drug to Ebola patients
Monrovia, Aug 18 (IANS/EFE) Liberia has begun administering to Ebola virus disease patients an experimental drug manufactured in the US that arrived in the country last week, the country's health ministry has said.

Monday, August 18, 2014 3:06:18 PM

Kiplagat warms up for Chicago Marathon in style
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) Kenya's Commonwealth Games 10,000 metres silver medallist Florence Kiplagat warmed up in style for the 2014 Chicago Marathon slated for Oct 12 with a stunning win at the County Pensions Fund (CPF) Nairobi Diamond 10-km run.

Monday, August 18, 2014 12:50:04 PM

Egyptian president, US leader discuss bilateral ties
Cairo, Aug 18 (IANS) Egyptian President Abdel Fattah El Sisi met visiting US Congressman Darrell Issa and discussed regional developments and security issues including regional terrorist threats.

Monday, August 18, 2014 10:52:15 AM

India-headed Nigerian dies showing Ebola symptoms
Abu Dhabi, Aug 18 (IANS) A 35-year-old Nigerian woman, travelling from Nigeria to India for cancer treatment, has died in the UAE after showing symptoms similar to those of deadly Ebola virus, health authorities said here Sunday.

Monday, August 18, 2014 4:58:04 AM

UN mission condemns clashes in Tripoli
Tripoli, Aug 18 (IANS) The UN mission in Libya condemned Sunday the escalation in confrontations between rival militias in the capital city of Tripoli, calling on all parties to respond positively to its ceasefire efforts.

Monday, August 18, 2014 3:20:06 AM

Six killed in Kenyan tanker explosion
Nairobi, Aug 18 (IANS) At least six people were killed in a petrol tanker explosion and dozens injured early Sunday along a key highway in northwest Kenya, police said.

Monday, August 18, 2014 1:42:14 AM

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