28 November 2014 Last updated at 08:34

Hollande to visit Ebola-hit Guinea

French President Francois Hollande is to arrive in Guinea, the first Western leader to visit a nation hit hard by the deadly Ebola virus.


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Namibians are voting to elect the country's new president and parliament - in what is the first electronic national election in Africa.

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At least 25 people are killed in an explosion in north-eastern Nigeria, close to the Cameroonian border, reports say.

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