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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wants 'winning mentality' back after barren 2020
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Nigeria coach Gernot Rohr wants 'winning mentality' back after barren 2020

The Super Eagles, the three-time champions of Africa, failed to win a match in a coronavirus-disrupted 2020.

India urges United Nations to impose sanctions on militant organisations carrying out sexual violence
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India urges United Nations to impose sanctions on militant organisations carrying out sexual violence

Large scale movements of refugees emanating from armed conflicts increase vulnerability of women to discrimination and exploitation, Paulomi Tripathi said.

George Weah, Liberia president and former world footballer of 1995, makes surprise return to national team at 51
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George Weah, Liberia president and former world footballer of 1995, makes surprise return to national team at 51

Liberia president and former world footballer of the year George Weah made a surprise return to international football Tuesday at the age of 51 in a 2-1 friendly defeat by Nigeria.

Doctors Without Borders workers accused of 'prostitutes in exchange for medicines in Africa' remarks
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Doctors Without Borders workers accused of 'prostitutes in exchange for medicines in Africa' remarks

Médecins Sans Frontières or Doctors Without Borders workers are accused of asking for sexual favours from prostitutes in Africa, in exchange for medicines

George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president
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George Weah: from football icon to Liberia president

Weah easily beat Vice-President Joseph Boakai in Tuesday's presidential run-off, the culmination of 12 years spent building political credibility to match his huge popularity.

Red Cross investigation reveals $6 mn meant to fight Ebola outbreak stolen through fraud
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Red Cross investigation reveals $6 mn meant to fight Ebola outbreak stolen through fraud

The revelations follow an internal investigation of how the organization handled more than $124 million during the 2014-2016 Ebola epidemic that killed more than 11,000 people

Democratic Republic of Congo declares Ebola outbreak is over after 42 days
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Democratic Republic of Congo declares Ebola outbreak is over after 42 days

Democratic Republic of Congo declared its two-month Ebola outbreak officially over on Saturday after 42 days without recording a new case of the disease.

At Liberia summit, West African leaders warn Benjamin Netanyahu of threats to stability in region, hailed peacekeeping efforts
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At Liberia summit, West African leaders warn Benjamin Netanyahu of threats to stability in region, hailed peacekeeping efforts

Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu on Monday joined West African leaders at a summit in Liberia, where they hailed peacekeeping efforts in the region but warned about threats to stability.

Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear
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Thirteen years after Liberia's civil war ended, UN security handover evokes pride and fear

As Liberia's security forces take over Thursday from UN peacekeepers for the first time since civil war ended 13 years ago, national pride is mixed with fears the underfunded police are not up to the task.

Liberia now an Ebola-free nation, confirm health ministry officials
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Liberia now an Ebola-free nation, confirm health ministry officials

Liberia's health ministry said on Thursday the country was free of Ebola, meaning there are now no known cases of the deadly tropical virus left in west Africa.

Ebola 2.0: Sexual transmission of deadly virus may reignite global outbreak
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Ebola 2.0: Sexual transmission of deadly virus may reignite global outbreak

Sexual transmission of the Ebola virus may have a major impact on the dynamics of the deadly disease, potentially reigniting an outbreak.

Ebola no longer world health emergency but 'complacency at this stage would be wrong', says WHO
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Ebola no longer world health emergency but 'complacency at this stage would be wrong', says WHO

WHO's announcement about Ebola also comes as the organisation fights the Zika virus that has prompted concern in the Americas.

Sierra Leone Ebola flare-up over, virus not spreading in West Africa
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Sierra Leone Ebola flare-up over, virus not spreading in West Africa

The latest flare-up of Ebola in Sierra Leone has ended, leaving no confirmed cases of the virus in West Africa, the UN said on Thursday, hailing a "milestone" in the fight against the outbreak.

WHO confirms new Ebola death in Sierra Leone, one day after announcing end of outbreak
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WHO confirms new Ebola death in Sierra Leone, one day after announcing end of outbreak

The World Health Organisation confirmed Friday a new death from Ebola in Sierra Leone just a day after west Africa celebrated the end of the outbreak.

World's worst Ebola outbreak finally over: WHO gives Liberia the all clear
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World's worst Ebola outbreak finally over: WHO gives Liberia the all clear

The World Health Organization (WHO) announced on Thursday that the Ebola epidemic that has ravaged west Africa for two years was over after Liberia, the last affected country, received the all-clear.

WHO to declare deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia over on Thursday
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WHO to declare deadly Ebola outbreak in Liberia over on Thursday

The two-year Ebola epidemic which laid waste to communities across west Africa and killed more than 11,000 people is due to be declared over on Thursday.

The first case of sexually transmitted Ebola has been confirmed
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The first case of sexually transmitted Ebola has been confirmed

Using genomic analysis, researchers have found that a woman in Liberia contracted the deadly Ebola virus early this year after having sexual intercourse with a male survivor of the disease.

Liberia is free of ebola virus, says WHO
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Liberia is free of ebola virus, says WHO

The World Health Organisation (WHO) on Thursday declared Liberia free of ebola virus transmission.

 One confirmed case as Liberia announces the return of Ebola
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One confirmed case as Liberia announces the return of Ebola

Liberia announced the return of the deadly Ebola virus on Tuesday, more than six weeks after the country eradicated the disease.

WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola after no new cases in 42 days
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WHO declares Liberia free of Ebola after no new cases in 42 days

Liberia is now free of Ebola after going 42 days — twice the maximum incubation period for the deadly disease — without any new cases, the World Health Organization announced on Saturday.