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Monday, January 18, 2016
Sierra Leone's government on Saturday urged the public not to panic as it announced that more than 100 people had been quarantined following a new death from Ebola just as the country seemed to have overcome the epidemic.
Switzerland's attorney general said Saturday his office was still probing whether the hundreds of millions of dollars of frozen funds belonging to ex-president Hosni Mubarak's family originated from criminal activities.
Sunday, January 17, 2016
At least 23 killed in jihadist attack on Burkina hotel
At least 23 people from 18 countries were killed in an attack by jihadist gunmen on a top hotel and a restaurant in the capital of Burkina Faso, before security forces ended the siege on Saturday and killed four assailants.
Saturday, January 16, 2016
10 bodies found in Burkina Faso cafe after al-Qaida attack
OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso -- Burkina Faso and French forces rescued more people from a luxury hotel in Burkina Faso's capital early Saturday as they worked to take back the fire-blackened building, exchanging gunfire with al-Qaida militants who had seized it the night before. At least 10 bodies have been found so far, a government minister said.
Shabab storms African Union in Somalia, casualties reported
Somalia's al-Qaida-linked Shabab militants stormed an African Union base Friday in the country's southwest, the Somali army said, with witnesses reporting several dead.
Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists have killed nearly 1,200 people in neighboring Cameroon's far north since 2013, the communications minister in Yaounde said Friday.
New Ebola case emerges in Sierra Leone: officials
A corpse has tested positive for Ebola in Sierra Leone, an official said Friday, the day after the World Health Organization declared the outbreak over in West Africa.
Friday, January 15, 2016
The world breathed a sigh of relief Thursday as a two-year Ebola epidemic that killed 11,000 people and triggered a global health alert was declared over, with Liberia the last country to get the all-clear.
Children left orphaned by ebola struggle to move on
Saa Mathias Lenoh, a high school student in the Guinean capital Conakry, says he's "learning to smile little by little," like thousands of other youngsters orphaned by Ebola in West Africa.
Thursday, January 14, 2016
A suicide bomber killed 12 worshippers Wednesday at a northern Cameroon mosque, security officials said, hitting an area regularly targeted by Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamists.
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