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Ivorian land border shut over Ebola

Ivory Coast becomes the latest African country to close land borders to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus on to its territory.


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At least 25 people have died in the collapse of a rebel-held gold mine in the southern Central African Republic, officials say.

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