Pistorius given five years in jail
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 09:36:09 GMT
South African athlete Oscar Pistorius is sentenced to five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. Ebola-hit nations get key supplies
Tue, 21 Oct 2014 00:55:50 GMT
Vital supplies to tackle Ebola are beginning to arrive in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone - the worst-hit countries, Ghana's president says. Zambia's Sata goes for health check
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 13:38:22 GMT
Zambia's President Michael Sata, 77, flies abroad for a medical check-up amid persistent speculation that he is seriously ill. Dewani dubbed 'cold and controlling'
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 14:15:03 GMT
The cousin of Anni Dewani, who was killed while on honeymoon in South Africa, tells a court she was "suspicious" of Anni's husband. African solar plan to power UK homes
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 06:33:33 GMT
Investors are seeking funding from the UK government for an ambitious plan to import solar energy generated in North Africa.
Nigeria declared Ebola-free; 'spectacular success'
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 11:44:06 -0700
ABUJA, Nigeria (AP) — Water laced with salt and sugar, and gallons of the nasty-tasting stuff. Nigeria declared Ebola-free, holds lessons for others
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 09:48:18 -0700
By Camillus Eboh and Angela Ukomadu ABUJA/LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria was declared free of the deadly Ebola virus on Monday after a determined doctor and thousands of officials and volunteers helped end an outbreak still ravaging other parts of West Africa and threatening the United States and Spain. Caught unawares when a diplomat arrived with the disease from Liberia, authorities were alerted by ... Nigeria declared Ebola-free in 'spectacular success'
Mon, 20 Oct 2014 15:51:14 -0700
Abuja (AFP) - Nigeria was declared Ebola-free on Monday in a "spectacular success" in the battle to contain the spread of a virus which is devastating Guinea, Sierra Leone and Liberia where more than 4,500 people have died. Nigeria expected to be declared Ebola-free
Sun, 19 Oct 2014 03:57:26 -0700
Lagos (AFP) - Nigeria is expected to be declared Ebola-free on Monday, just three months after fears that the virus could spread like wildfire through Africa's most populous nation.