Daily Archives : 30th October 2014

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Burkina Faso army announces emergency measures

Burkina Faso’s military has announced emergency measures – including the formation of a transitional government – after a day of violent protests on 30 October. Demonstrators angered by President Blaise Compaore’s bid to extend his 27-year rule earlier set fire…

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Ebola: UK Aid Ship arrives in Freetown

A UK ship arrived in Sierra Leone, on 30 October,  to help deal with the deadly Ebola outbreak in the West African country. Royal Fleet Auxillary Argus set sail from Falmouth in Cornwall on 17 October and is carrying food,…

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