- Ebola outbreak cases pass 10,000
The number of cases in the Ebola outbreak passes 10,000, with 4,922 deaths, the World Health Organization’s latest report says.
- Attacks ‘threaten Egypt’s existence’
Egypt faces an existential threat from jihadists, the president says, after at least 31 soldiers are killed in two attacks in the Sinai peninsula.
- Mulaudzi killed in a car crash
Former Olympic 800m silver medallist Mbulaeni Mulaudzi is killed in a road traffic accident in his native South Africa.
- Africa: Ebola Cases Now Exceed 10,000
[allAfrica]Geneva -An overview of the current state of Ebola infections is provided by excerpts from the October 25 situation report of the World Health Organization’s Ebola Response Roadmap:
- Mozambique: Ruling Party Leads with Wide Margin
[AIM]With the official results of last week’s general election now in from all 11 of Mozambique’s provincial constituencies, it is clear that Filipe Nyusi, the candidate of the ruling Frelimo Party, has won with around 57% of the vote – considerably less than the over 60% predicted at the start of the vote tabulation.
- Africa: Conundrum Over Discordant U.S. & European Trade Policies
[ECDPM]Washington, DC -The Africa Leaders Summit, held in Washington in early August, marked a welcome and important turning point as trade and investment became a top priority in US-African relations. At the same time, this development has placed the US and the EU on a collision course as it concerns trade with Africa.