Special Report

1/10/2014

Tragic end to search for a solution to family woes

South African mother compares TB Joshua church collapse to the 9/11 Twin Towers tragedy

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Ebola or not, Liberia's body disposers 'burn them all'By MARC BASTIAN | Wednesday, October 1  2014 at  13:22

A medical staff member disinfects his protection suit after burning clothes belonging to patients suffering from Ebola, at the French medical NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Monrovia on September 27, 2014. PHOTO | AFP |

Going against cultural beliefs to save lives

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Birth of a Mugabe dynasty in Zimbabwe?By ANDREW HARDING | Tuesday, September 30  2014 at  11:08

President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. PHOTO | BBC |

Grace's rise may prove her husband still has authority over ruling party

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Emptying Eritrea: Travelling to Europe against all oddsBy FARAI SEVENZO | Monday, September 29  2014 at  14:21

Eritreans queuing in Asmara to cast their vote during the referendum for the independence on April 23, 1993. FILE | NATION MEDIA GROUP |

Why thousands endanger themselves so much each year

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Beds scarce, staff scarcer, in Liberia's overrun Ebola wards By MARC BASTIAN in Monrovia | Sunday, September 28  2014 at  14:38

A medical staff member disinfects his protection suit after burning clothes belonging to patients suffering from Ebola, at the French medical NGO Medecins Sans Frontieres (MSF) in Monrovia on September 27, 2014. PHOTO | AFP |

Monrovia clinic run by Doctors Without Borders had to turn away patients for days

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Westgate: East Africa will never be the same again By MURITHI MUTIGA | Sunday, September 21  2014 at  13:05

Photographer Geoff Kihato Mathenge with a policeman inside the West Gate mall following attack. PHOTO | FILE |

A year after gunmen stormed the mall, spraying bullets and killing 67 people

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Ethiopian leather shoes find markets across the worldBy ANDUALEM SISAY | Thursday, September 18  2014 at  14:18

Ethiopian shoe factory in Addis Ababa. PHOTO | MWENDA wa MICHENI. |

Horn of Africa country has made less than $70 million from shoe exports

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