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Ebola crisis now stable in Guinea..Sierra Leone workers dump bodies in Kenema


The Ebola outbreak is now “stable” in Guinea, where the latest crisis began, the World Health Organization says.

There were still some flare ups in the south-east, but things were improving in other prefectures, WHO co-ordinator Dr Guenael Rodier told the BBC. 297 more words

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Suicide attacks by two female bombers in Nigeria's Maiduguri have killed 78


Suicide attacks by two female bombers at a crowded market in northern Nigeria’s Maiduguri city have killed 78 people, medical officials say.

One teenage girl blew herself up first and as people gathered to help victims, the second girl detonated herself, witnesses say. 198 more words

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International Convening To Eliminate Coffee's "Potato Taste Defect" In East Africa

“Rwanda produces some of the world’s finest specialty coffee. Exported to countries across the globe, this coffee provides incomes to many of the millions of Rwandans who work in agriculture. 40 more words


Chart of the day: Some good Ebola new, finally

From the latest World Health Organization situation report on the Ebola outbreak, evidence of a dramatic decline in new cases in the hardest-hit country, Liberia : 6 more words


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Kruger’s Park South Africa

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Rwanda fetches Rwf213m from this year’s online coffee auction by PETERSON TUMWEBAZE

“Rwanda’s earnings from this year’s Internet coffee auction rose significantly to $301,771 (about Rwf212.7 million) compared to Rwf159.3 million ($225,970) realised at last year’s auction from 16 lots……” 100 more words


Pole Pole!

At long last, time for the next instalment! Apologies for the delay in updating – I think the ‘excuse’ is that for once I am almost lost for words and struggling to find the right descriptions to do justice to my whole African experience. 794 more words