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# africa - Friday 20 February, 2015

This map shows what Africa’s deadliest terror group may be planning next

The group’s activities are shifting east and concentrating on border areas.

# africa - Thursday 19 February, 2015

Zuma: I’m not racist, white people won’t be chased out of South Africa

However he said would never stop talking about history because children should know the country’s past to ensure that mistakes were not repeated.

# africa - Saturday 7 February, 2015

Baby Mamanie lost her parents and grandparents. But she’s considered “lucky”

GOAL brings us the story of one survivor of the deadly virus.

# africa - Wednesday 4 February, 2015

Opinion: ‘The outbreak has brought an unmatched level of fear and panic’

The Ebola response appears to finally be working. But Sierra Leone has never faced an enemy like this before – the crisis has been devastating.

# africa - Sunday 25 January, 2015

From The42 Incredible scenes as AFCON hosts Equatorial Guinea qualify for quarter-finals The Unlikely Lads

Incredible scenes as AFCON hosts Equatorial Guinea qualify for quarter-finals

The team’s manager Esteban Becker was only appointed 11 days before the tournament began.

# africa - Friday 23 January, 2015

Column: The people making a new life in the desert after civil war

The Mbera refugee camp is home to 50,000 people – most of them from northern Mali, a country torn apart by civil war.

# africa - Wednesday 21 January, 2015

Boko Haram leader taunts African kings: “I challenge you to attack me now”

Hundreds are feared to have been killed in the group’s latest attacks.

# africa - Saturday 17 January, 2015

Column: Healing broken souls and bodies – how sexual violence is shattering lives in CAR

“Sophie was on a bus going to the market in Boguila in northwest Central African Republic when it was stopped by a group of armed men.”

# africa - Saturday 10 January, 2015

# africa - Friday 9 January, 2015

Women using birth control shot have increased risk of contracting HIV

Other forms of contraception, such as the pill, do not appear to increase this risk.

# africa - Monday 5 January, 2015

Suspected Al-Qaeda leader dies in US just days ahead of trial

He was accused of being involved in the bombings of US embassies in Africa in 1998.

# africa - Saturday 3 January, 2015

Ireland to fund ambulances and burials for Sierra Leone’s 7,000+ Ebola victims

The Government is set to give an additional €778,000 towards combating the Ebola outbreak.

# africa - Tuesday 2 December, 2014

HIV may be evolving to become less deadly

As the virus adapts to the human immune system in order to survive longer, it weakens its own ability to cause disease, according to new research.

# africa - Saturday 29 November, 2014

How dogs are being used to save wild animals in Africa

They’re being used to track down poachers.

# africa - Thursday 20 November, 2014

50,000 Irish citizens could be affected by Obama’s immigration law change

The President will be using his power to create a system that better facilitates undocumented immigrants.

# africa - Wednesday 19 November, 2014

America’s main public broadcaster is not happy with our ministers NPR

# africa - Monday 10 November, 2014

From The Daily Edge Tiny porcupine successfully fights off 17 curious lions Spiky

# africa - Sunday 2 November, 2014

Here’s how our President is getting on in Africa

He’s going to Ethiopia, Malawi, and South Africa.

# africa - Thursday 30 October, 2014

Chaos breaks out in Burkina Faso as president attempts to stay in power

The country’s parliament has been set on fire in this most recent surge of violence.

# africa - Tuesday 21 October, 2014

Spanish nurse definitively cured of Ebola

Teresa Romero was hospitalised in Madrid on 6 October after contracting the virus while caring for two Ebola patients.

# africa - Saturday 18 October, 2014

Vintage photos show the terrifying first expeditions into the Congo to track down Ebola

In 1976 a young Belgian doctor ventured across what was then Zaire to find the source of the infection.

# africa - Friday 17 October, 2014

Schoolgirls kidnapped by Boko Haram could finally be released

Nigerian’s government claims a ceasefire has been agreed.

# africa - Wednesday 15 October, 2014

The United States is getting ready to step up its battle against Ebola

President Barack Obama said that ‘SWAT-like’ response teams are needed.

# africa - Saturday 11 October, 2014

‘Tackle Ebola now, or live with it forever’

The UN Special Envoy on the virus says speed is of the essence.

# africa - Friday 10 October, 2014

Nurses demand details of HSE’s Ebola plan

Nurses want to know what contingency plans and alert systems are in place.

# africa - Tuesday 7 October, 2014

WHO says Ebola is “unavoidable” in Europe as three more isolated in Spain

A Spanish nurse tested positive for Ebola yesterday.

# africa - Monday 6 October, 2014

Ireland is ahead of the pack in terms of supporting developing countries

Ireland is the only donor country to allocate half of its total aid to the world’s least developed countries.

# africa - Wednesday 1 October, 2014

Opinion: The threat of Ebola and the ‘Responsibility to Protect’

The international community is pouring its efforts into containing the criminal militancy of Isis, but we should turn our attention to funding Ebola emergency relief.

‘We should be worried about Ebola – but for Africa, not ourselves’

Darren Hanniffy just came home from Liberia, where Ebola infections are DOUBLING every two weeks.

# africa - Friday 26 September, 2014

Ebola has killed nearly 3,000 people this year

The US President said international aid simply is not flowing into West Africa fast enough.

European doctors urge governments to “mobilise” in fight against Ebola

Irish medical personnel are among those who have signed the letter calling on western governments to join the fight.

# africa - Thursday 18 September, 2014

Poachers turned gamekeepers: Rwanda looks to hunters to save mountain gorillas

The poachers say hunting was the only way to make a living.

# africa - Wednesday 17 September, 2014

Column: ‘It is time to re-think what we think we know about Africa’

Clearly, people in Ireland support the principle of overseas aid, but they are not convinced our aid is actually making a difference.

# africa - Monday 8 September, 2014

Three Italian nuns found brutally murdered at Burundi convent

Pope Francis has offered his condolences after the horrific murders.

# africa - Friday 5 September, 2014

Around 120 million girls worldwide have been sexually assaulted

Shockingly, nearly 95,000 children were killed in one year alone.

# africa - Wednesday 3 September, 2014

# africa - Saturday 30 August, 2014

‘I will not go back to get killed’: Lesotho PM flees to South Africa

Thomas Thabane says he has fled in fear of his life, after the country’s military took over buildings in the capital, Maseru.

What is this new experimental drug treating Ebola patients?

There is no proven cure for Ebola, which has killed more than 1,400 people already.

# africa - Tuesday 26 August, 2014

There has been a “very, very small” number of suspect Ebola cases in Ireland

The HSE said it would not be providing information on other cases – but that there had been a “handful” of investigations apart from the Donegal death.

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