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May 15, 2018
Missing African athletes resurface after Commonwealth Games 2018 seeking asylum in AustraliaA number of African athletes who went missing from the Commonwealth Games in April have resurfaced, seeking advice on gaining asylum in Australia, refugee advocates said Tuesday.
Apr 12, 2018
Commonwealth Games 2018: Five more African athletes go missing, days after news of missing CamerooniansFive more African athletes may have vanished from the Commonwealth Games, organisers said on Thursday, after eight competitors from Cameroon were suspected of fleeing a day earlier.
Apr 05, 2018
Sierra Leone's election commission declares Opposition leader Julius Maada Bio as the presidentSierra Leone's election commission declared main Opposition candidate Julius Maada Bio as the West African nation's new president.
Nov 04, 2017
Red Cross investigation reveals $6 mn meant to fight Ebola outbreak stolen through fraudThe 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
Oct 10, 2017
Can diamonds replace gold as the safe-haven alternative for the rich?Investors have long viewed them as less useful as a store of value than gold because each stone is different, making its value subjective and trading difficult.
Sep 18, 2017
World leaders reach New York for UN General Assembly: North Korea, Rohingya crisis to top agendaFacing an escalating threat from North Korea and exodus of minority Muslims from Myanmar, world leaders gather at UN starting Monday to tackle these challenges
Aug 24, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll rises over 500, 810 people missing, says governmentThe death toll from the flood and mudslide disaster that struck Sierra Leone's capital in mid-August now exceeds 500 and 810 people are listed as missing.
Aug 21, 2017
'Reappropriating English': BBC launches online news portal in Pidgin, Nigeria's informal languageArray
Aug 19, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: As survivors pick through debris, 600 missing are likely deadSurvivors picking through the debris of Sierra Leone's deadly mudslides are facing the reality that most, if not all, of the estimated 600 people missing are dead.
Aug 18, 2017
Sierra Leone mudslides: Death toll crosses 400 with 600 people still missing, says Red CrossMore than 400 people have died in mudslides and flooding in Sierra Leone with 600 people still missing in the stricken capital, the Red Cross said.