30 July 2014 Last updated at 21:01

Ebola: Liberia shuts all schoolsA banner creating awareness about Ebola in Monrovia, Liberia (28 July 2014)

Liberia's government announced it is closing down all schools across the country and deploying troops to stop the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.


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At least six people have been killed in a suicide bombing at a college in northern Nigeria's biggest city, Kano, witnesses say.

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At least 34 people have reportedly died in a stampede in Guinea, during a concert marking the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan.

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