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4 March 2015 Last updated at 03:12 ET

Militants 'seize Libyan oil fields'

Islamist militants have seized two oil fields in central Libya, officials say, as rival factions reportedly carry out air strikes.

A voter casts her ballot in Maseru, Lesotho, Saturday 28 February 2015Lesotho set for coalition after vote

Lesotho is set for coalition talks after no party gained a majority in elections called after last year's attempted coup.

A Kenya Wildlife Service security officer stands near a burning pile of 15 tonnes of elephant ivory seized in Kenya at Nairobi National Park  - 3 March 2015.Kenya leader sets fire to tusks

Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta sets fire to 15 tonnes of elephant ivory as part of the East African nation's efforts to curb poaching.

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A Liberian woman tells the BBC's Andrew Harding how her husband left her even though she survived Ebola.

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A blind man already has his foot on the stone he threatens to throw at you

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