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Fri, 19 Sep 2014 INTERVIEW-UN entrepreneur taps African oil for child health
* UNITAID already using air ticket levy to fund fight against AIDS

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 UPDATE 1-Eight bodies found after attack on Guinea Ebola education team
CONAKRY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 Eight bodies found after attack on Guinea Ebola education team
CONAKRY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - Eight bodies, including those of three journalists, were found after an attack on a team trying to educate locals on the risks of the Ebola virus in a remote area of southeastern Guinea, a government spokesman said on Thursday.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 WRAPUP 1-U.N. to deploy Ebola mission as death toll reaches 2,630
PARIS/CONAKRY, Sept 18 (Reuters) - The United Nations unveiled plans on Thursday for a special mission to combat the worst Ebola epidemic on record in West Africa, as the death toll hit 2,630 and France became the latest Western nation to step up its support.

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 UPDATE 1-Death toll in W.Africa Ebola epidemic reaches 2,630 - WHO
(Updates with figures for Nigeria, Senegal and Congo, details)

Thu, 18 Sep 2014 Congolese government clashes with bishops over third-term debate
* Bishops had warned against any modification of term limit

Sat, 13 Sep 2014 Thirty killed in truck crash in Central African Republic
BANGUI, Sept 13 (Reuters) - At least 30 people were killed when an truck carrying oil and laden with passengers plunged into a ravine in Central African Republic, a local official said on Saturday.

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 Congo Republic jails ex-intel official for life over gunbattle
BRAZZAVILLE, Sept 11 (Reuters) - A Republic of Congo court convicted former deputy intelligence chief Colonel Marcel Ntsourou to life in prison with forced labour on Thursday for his involvement in a gunbattle that exposed political rifts in the oil-producing nation last year.

Thu, 11 Sep 2014 Soccer-Keshi unsure of future at helm of stumbling Nigeria
CAPE TOWN, Sept 11 (Reuters) - Nigeria coach Stephen Keshi is unsure of his immediate future in charge of the African champions, and was heading back to the country on Thursday for discussions on continuing in the job.

Sat, 06 Sep 2014 WRAPUP 1-Soccer-Nigeria suffer Nations Cup shock, draw for Ghana
JOHANNESBURG, Sept 6 (Reuters) - Holders Nigeria were handed a shock defeat at the start of the group phase of African Nations Cup qualifying on Saturday while Ghana also still seemed to be nursing a World Cup hangover.