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  • Essebsi declares win in Tunisia election, rival contests

    Veteran politician Beji Caid Essebsi declared victory in Sunday's presidential run-off vote, seen as the last step in Tunisia's shift to full democracy four years after an uprising ousted autocrat Zine El-Abidine Ben Ali.
  • Exit polls suggest challenger has won Tunisia presidential election

    Exit polls suggest challenger has won Tunisia presidential election
    Exit polls in Tunisia suggested that a figure associated with the regime overthrown in 2011 won Sunday’s presidential poll, but his rival refused to concede defeat and official results were not expected until later in the week. At least two exit...

    Libya's official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports

    Libya's official government targets rival forces trying to seize ports
    Military planes loyal to Libya's recognized government attacked on Sunday an opposing force that is seeking to seize the country's two biggest oil ports, officials said. The advancing force, which is allied to a rival government based in Tripoli, moved...

    Rossouw gets South Africa test call-up

    South Africa have called left-handed batsman Rilee Rossouw into their squad for the remaining two tests against West Indies after wicketkeeper Quinton de Kock was ruled out through injury. It means AB de Villiers will keep the gloves for the rest of...

    Ebola response in rural Sierra Leone not yet rapid enough

    The rapid response team has arrived and the chaos is easing, but medics in a remote Sierra Leonean district are struggling to control a local Ebola outbreak when it's too late to nip it in the bud. A deployment of medical workers and equipment to Kono...