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#Africans in US fear backlash following #Ebola case in Dallas
Kissing ban riles Zimbabwe students
Big pharmaceutical companies are due to meet the World Health Organisation and aid agencies to discuss tackling the #Ebola crisis.
"We have to restrain the girl. Two hold her hands and two sit on her legs" - FGM in Egypt @OrlaGuerin
Who was #Tutankhamun? Investigating the mystery behind the life & death of #Egypt's boy king…
First of 4000 US troops promised to fight Ebola begin to arrive in West Africa, @BBCNuala hears on #BBCNewsday
#Proverb: When a tortoise embarks on a journey he doesn't ask for directions because he doesn't want his enemies to know where he is going
#Technology: Creating an #earthquake detector out of everyday household parts…
Day in #pictures: A selection of news #photos from around the world -…
#Podcast WHO crisis team holds #Ebola talks. #Rwanda's parliament debates the BBC. 1:54 Contemporary African Art Fair…
The BBC's @NishatL talks to Athlete Francois Mbango about sport and motherhood.
AUDIO: Here's a round up of other stories making the news in #Africa with @BBC_AudreyB
#Africans in US fear backlash following #ebola case in Dallas.
#Africans in US fear backlash following #ebola case in Dallas.
Congolese Doctor Denis #Mukwege has won Europe's top human rights prize for helping rape victims in the country.… #DRC
University of #Zimbabwe condemned for kissing ban:…
The World Health Organization's emergency committee is holding talks to discuss the #Ebola epidemic.… #WHO
My wife, against my advice joined politics &was elected; that's what you call democracy, including disobeying husbands - President #Museveni
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#Ghana's president explains why he's knocking on the IMF's door #FocusOnAfrica
#Museveni on whether he's grooming his son for the presidency: "That's an insult to me;why should I groom my son? This is not a monarchy."
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President #Museveni on whether he'll seek another term: "That's for the party to decide. It's what my party wants & what the country needs"
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If you're Ghanaian, we wonder how you feel about the UN basing its ebola response centre (@UNMEER) in Accra.
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WHO in emergency talks on Ebola
VIDEO: A family destroyed by Ebola
Charity boss 'preyed on Kenyan boys'
Ebola: US restricts airport arrivals
My name is James Harris and I survived #Ebola
Lessons from Nigeria on how to contain the Ebola outbreak
Ghana's president explains why he's knocking on the IMF's door
Today’s #African #proverb: A stone under water will never know when it is raining. Sent by Credo Mwila Ng'uni, Kalulushi, Zambia
Audio: Find out why Nigeria's Tony Allen is one of the world's drumming legends #Fela
#Science: Rewriting human history - Tiny species found a decade ago caused big rethink…
Oscar Pistorius is spending the first night of a 5year sentence behind bars but can he ever make a sporting comeback?
Uganda's President Museveni calls on West Africans to abandon tradition to beat ebola. More on Newsday at 0200 GMT
#Video: Smart glasses - Prototypes 'look to rival #Google Glass'…
VIDEO: The famine report that shocked the world
VIDEO: Uganda's president on Ebola response