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Ebola-Virus
6 Apr 2015
A baby has died of Ebola in a part of Sierra Leone where the outbreak began, dealing a blow to the recovery weeks after the district had eradicated the virus, officials said Monday.
6 Apr 2015
Kenyan fighter jets on Monday bombed two camps of the Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab insurgents in southern Somalia, the army said, days after the Islamists carried out their worst ever massacre in Kenya.
6 Apr 2015
Seven civilians were killed in an attack in Chad blamed on Nigerian Boko Haram rebels, officials said Monday. The Islamist militants ambushed people on their way to a market in Tchoukou Telia near Lake Chad on Friday, Dimouya Souapebe, the deputy prefect of Baga Sola told AFP.
5 Apr 2015
It is also expected to craft Africa’s common position on the 2015 post-development agenda. The Commission Chair said a range of sectors have already been identified with the potential for diversification, growth and industrialization, from the agro-food processing sector, to services including transport, financial services, ICT as well as the mining and energy sectors. Infrastructure backlogs, unless tackled decisively, she stressed, would continue to be a major drag on the continents’ growth. She noted in particular that the public infrastructure expenditure over the last few years has grown at faster rate than the general public expenditure.
4 Apr 2015
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta on Saturday warned Somalia's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab fighters his government will respond to their killing of almost 150 students in the "severest way" possible.
4 Apr 2015
Kenyan police have arrested five men in connection with the university massacre of 148 people by Somalia's Shebab Islamists, the interior ministry said Saturday, including suspected masterminds of the attack.
JONA
3 Apr 2015
In a statement his Special Adviser, Media and Publicity, Reuben Abati, Jonathan also commiserated with Yusuf’s immediately family as well as the Arewa Consultative Forum (ACF) on the demise of the respected leader of the cultural and political association. 
3 Apr 2015
GUNMEN armed with rocket-propelled grenades attacked several military checkpoints in Egypt’s Sinai yesterday, killing 15 soldiers and two civilians, security sources said, defying one of the toughest security crackdowns in the country’s history
3 Apr 2015
WHEN will the world’s largest and longest Ebola outbreak end? The West African countries of Sierra Leone and Liberia both appear to be on steady paths to ending the epidemic.
3 Apr 2015
GUNMEN have taken students hostage and killed at least 79 people at a university in north-eastern Kenya, aid workers and police say. About 30 others were wounded after attackers stormed a university in Garissa town. Troops have surrounded the campus and are engaging the gunmen.
Jonathan-pix
2 Apr 2015
Nigeria's outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan condemned Thursday's attack by Shebab Islamist group on a university in Kenya that left at least 70 students dead, describing it as "heinous" and "barbaric".
2 Apr 2015
Fifteen soldiers were killed in five simultaneous attacks Thursday targeting security checkpoints in Egypt's North Sinai, where the army is battling the local branch of the Islamic State group, police said.

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