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22 August 2014 Last updated at 18:04 ET

Ebola outbreak speed 'unprecedented'

The World Health Organization says the speed and extent of the Ebola outbreak is "unprecedented", as it confirms more deaths from the disease.


Lt Col Bedi Mobuli EngangelaWoman 'saw Congo colonel order rape'

A woman who was gang-raped and burned in her house tells a DR Congo war crimes trial she saw an army colonel give the orders.

Two Ugandan army officers photographed in 2007Army takes over Miss Uganda contest

Forces hope Miss Uganda will boost agriculture.

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Oscar Pistorius trial: Sense of an ending

The defence and prosecution in the Oscar Pistorius murder trial have spent more time trying to discredit each other's arguments than putting forward accounts of their own, says the BBC's Andrew Harding.

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