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Liberia: Thousands of U.S. Troops for Ebola

Liberia: Thousands of U.S. Troops for Ebola | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The soldiers will be sent to a new command center in Monrovia, where they will help with the transportation of supplies and personnel.
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Genocide - Rwanda Party Leaders to Be Judged

Genocide - Rwanda Party Leaders to Be Judged | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The International Criminal Tribunal for Rwanda is set to hand down its appeals judgement in the case against two former political leaders for crimes against humanity and war crimes. The two had been sentenced to life imprisonment by a lower court in December 2011.
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Tanzania Campaigns to End Child Marriage

Tanzania Campaigns to End Child Marriage | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The government has launched a national campaign to end child marriage in the country. According to the United Nations, Tanzania has one of the highest child marriage rates in the world.
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First Uganda Gay Parade Since Law Overturned

First Uganda Gay Parade Since Law Overturned | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
Scores of gays marched in Entebbe town for the first gay parade to be held in the country since a court ruling overturned an earlier law passed by parliament.
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Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus

Sierra Leone's top Ebola doctor dies from virus | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
FREETOWN (Reuters) - The doctor leading Sierra Leone's fight against the worst Ebola outbreak on record died from the virus on Tuesday, the country's chief medical officer said.The death of Sheik Umar
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CAR Told to 'Permanently Silence Guns'

CAR Told to 'Permanently Silence Guns' | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The UN Secretary-General has called on the people of Central African Republic to seize the opportunity of talks taking place in Brazzaville to advance reconciliation and "open a new page in their history".
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Scores Killed in Renewed S. Sudan Clashes

Scores Killed in Renewed S. Sudan Clashes | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The death toll keeps rising in clashes between pro- and anti-government forces in Northern Bahr el Ghazal, a state that has been largely unaffected by seven months of fighting in the country.
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Nigeria: Boko Haram's Mocking New Video

Nigeria: Boko Haram's Mocking New Video | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The leader of the Boko Haram terrorist group, Abubakar Shekau, has vowed not to release the Chibok schoolgirls until certain conditions are met - and also claimed responsibility for two explosions at a fuel depot in Lagos.
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Who Will Pay for African Intervention Force?

Who Will Pay for African Intervention Force? | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
African leaders have been talking about a continental force to intervene quickly in regional conflicts for some time, but experts argue that funding constraints could leave the efforts dead in the water.
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Nigeria Suffering Greater Carnage - Soyinka

Nigeria Suffering Greater Carnage - Soyinka | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
Nobel laureate Wole Soyinka has stated that the country is suffering greater carnage at the hands of extremist group Boko Haram than it did during a secessionist civil war.
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The Arab slave trade: 200 million non-Muslim slaves from all colors and nationalities

The Arab slave trade: 200 million non-Muslim slaves from all colors and nationalities | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
British colonial official with Islamic slave traders in Zanzibar. On the far right is Hamad bin Mohamed bin Jumah bin Rajab bin Mohamed bin Said al-Murghabi, more commonly known as Tippu Tip. He wa...
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Clashes Leave Dozens Dead in Kenya's North

Clashes Leave Dozens Dead in Kenya's North | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
At least 20 people have been killed and several others injured in retaliatory attacks between the Gare and Degodia communities in the ongoing border conflict between Wajir and Mandera counties.
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A Nomad’s Find Helps Solve the Mystery of the Spinosaurus

A Nomad’s Find Helps Solve the Mystery of the Spinosaurus | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
A model of the largest known predatory dinosaur, and the only dinosaur known to spend much of its life in water, will be displayed in Washington.
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South Africa: Protests at Headless Court Appearance

South Africa: Protests at Headless Court Appearance | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
Protesters outside the Durban Magistrate's Court on Monday called for "witchcrafters and murderers to be burnt alive".
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Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age

Burkina Faso: A Thousand Sankaras Come of Age | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
In 1987, Blaise Compaoré overthrew Sankara and took over the presidency. 27 years later, Sankara's ghost may be coming back to return the favour.
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SHOCKING: Ghana Records First Case of Ebola!

SHOCKING: Ghana Records First Case of Ebola! | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
  After several negative scares and a near invincible general outlook concerning Ebola which has become a regional threat to West Africa, it seems G
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Ebola 'Out of Control' in West Africa

Ebola 'Out of Control' in West Africa | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
With health workers leading the fight against the the deadly Ebola virus themselves being killed, the medical charity Doctors Without Borders has warned that the epidemic in the region is spinning out of control.
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West Africa: Pierre Cherruau - Narratives of an African Experience

West Africa: Pierre Cherruau - Narratives of an African Experience | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
His novels about Nigeria and West Africa affords the French author, Pierre Cherruau, the opportunity to write more expansively (than newspaper articles would have permitted him to do) about subjects that interest him, he tells Okechukwu Uwaezuoke.
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Nigeria Needs Funding to Fight Boko Haram

Nigeria Needs Funding to Fight Boko Haram | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
President Goodluck Jonathan has written to the National Assembly, seeking approval of a U.S.$1 billion loan to facilitate the government's  war against terrorism and other security challenges in the country.
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Stolen Artefacts Back in Nigeria

Stolen Artefacts Back in Nigeria | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
A Briton has returned two statues taken from the Benin Kingdom 117 years ago during the invasion of Benin by British soldiers, prompting calls for other treasures to be repatriated.
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S. Sudan Curfew Violators Will Be Shot Dead

S. Sudan Curfew Violators Will Be Shot Dead | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
The government has warned that anyone who violates the curfew in the capital is a criminal and security officers are under orders to shoot them dead.
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Uganda Police Kill DR Congo 'Warriors'

Uganda Police Kill DR Congo 'Warriors' | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
Police say they have killed at least 40 tribal warriors from the Democratic Republic of Congo after they attacked army barracks in Bundibugyo in the western part of the country.
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African contemporary art finds a home in Benin

African contemporary art finds a home in Benin | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
New gallery at the Villa Ajavon in the historic city of Ouidah offers permanent home to collection built up by Fondation Zinsou, launched by Franco-Beninese financier Lionel Zinsou
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Ebola Epidemic 'Out of Control' in West Africa

Ebola Epidemic 'Out of Control' in West Africa | Africa: The Mother Continent | Scoop.it
Experts trying to contain the deadly Ebola virus - which is continuing to spread in the region -  say the epidemic appears to be "out of control".
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