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EU boosts Ebola aid for west Africa to €1 billion

European Union leaders agreed Friday to boost aid to combat the deadly Ebola virus in west Africa to €1 billion ($1.26 billion), EU president Herman Van Rompuy said.

Mali confirms first Ebola case

Mali's health ministry on Thursday said the country had its first confirmed case of Ebola after a two-year-old girl who had recently been in Guinea tested positive for the virus.

Ramaphosa trying to broker deal to end Lesotho post-coup standoff

South Africa's deputy president has held secret talks with a renegade Lesotho military commander to end a post-coup standoff that may include a partial amnesty, a defence official told AFP on Thursday.

Nigerian schoolgirls face uncertainty if they are released

The Nigerian schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram Islamists will face uncertainty if the extremists make good on an apparent pledge to free the teenagers they seized six months ago.

Botswana's ruling party faces stiff electoral battle from opposition party

Botswana's ruling party, which has governed the diamond-rich country since 1965, is facing an unprecedented electoral battle as a traditionally fragmented opposition unites against it.