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East African leaders push for peace in South Sudan

East African leaders met South Sudan President Salva Kiir on Wednesday in the latest push to end over 10 months of a civil war that has devastated the young nation.

Two die in Sierra Leone riot sparked by Ebola tests

Two people died in a riot in Sierra Leone sparked when health workers struggling to contain the Ebola epidemic tried to take a blood sample from an elderly woman, doctors told AFP on Wednesday.

Ebola killing more than 20 people a day in Sierra Leone

The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media reported Tuesday.

US says talks to free Nigerian girls ongoing

A US official on Monday confirmed that a ceasefire deal appeared to have been reached between Nigeria and Boko Haram militants, but said talks to release some 200 kidnapped girls were ongoing.

White waiters are the hottest new thing in Nairobi

Nairobi's elite are flocking to restaurants to be served by white waiters.

Parliament under siege

Gunfire echoed through the Gothic halls of the Canadian parliament yesterday as police shot dead a gunman suspected of killing a soldier guarding a nearby war memorial before storming the building.

Nene puts poor first

Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene promised yesterday to spare the poor in his austerity drive, but with South Africa in dire straits economically, the impoverished will have to bite the bullet until the lean times are over.