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  • South Africa's Morkel and Duminy in doubt for series final

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa fast bowler Morne Morkel and all-rounder JP Duminy will undergo late fitness tests ahead of Saturday's triangular series final against Australia in Harare. South Africa, who have already lost all-rounder Ryan McLaren to...
  • South Africa denies Dalai Lama visa again

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - South Africa has denied a visa to the Dalai Lama, Tibet's spiritual leader, for the third time in five years, one of his representatives said on Thursday, intensifying speculation about the extent of Beijing's sway over Pretoria....
  • Congo's Ebola toll grows: At least 35 deaths suspected

    Congo's Ebola toll grows: At least 35 deaths suspected
    At least 35 people are believed to have died of Ebola in Central Africa, where 31 new cases have been reported since last week, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The outbreak in a remote northwestern region of the Democratic Republic of Congo...
  • Ebola patient Rick Sacra gets transfusions from survivor Kent Brantly

    Ebola patient Rick Sacra gets transfusions from survivor Kent Brantly
    Dr. Rick Sacra, an American missionary who contracted Ebola in Africa, has received blood plasma transfusions from Dr. Kent Brantly, a fellow missionary who has recovered from the disease, doctors involved in Sacra's treatment confirmed Thursday. Sacra,...
  • Oscar Pistorius verdict hangs on 'possible improbabilities'

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Eighteen months ago, when he granted Oscar Pistorius bail after the killing of his girlfriend, South African magistrate Desmond Nair noted a number of "improbabilities" in the Olympic and Paralympic star's account of the shooting....
  • Dozens join hunger strike for release of Egypt political prisoners

    CAIRO (Reuters) - Dozens of Egyptians have begun a hunger strike to demand the release of activist Alaa Abdel Fattah, a symbol of the 2011 uprising, and others they say are being unfairly detained in an effort to crush new-found freedoms. An Egyptian...
  • Attackers of Rwandan exile jailed for eight years in South Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Four men convicted of trying to kill an exiled critic of Rwandan President Paul Kagame in South Africa were each jailed for eight years on Monday, though the magistrate said they were not the main culprits. Former Rwandan army...
  • U.N. says China not yet deploying peacekeepers in South Sudan

    JUBA (Reuters) - China will send 700 soldiers to a U.N. peacekeeping force in South Sudan later this year to protect civilians amid a rebellion in the African country, a U.N. official said on Wednesday, denying a report they were already being deployed....
  • Michael Blackson's culture-shock comedy

    Michael Blackson's culture-shock comedy
    When comedian Michael Blackson moved from West Africa to the United States as a teenager, his classmates laughed at him because he didn't talk, dress or look like them. Little did they know that they were producing comedy material for Blackson....
  • Path to jihad: from upscale Cairo to Islamic State beheadings

    CAIRO (Reuters) - After leaving his upscale Cairo neighborhood to fight with the Islamic State militant group in Syria and Iraq, Younes says he learned how to work as a sniper, fire heavy weaponry and behead prisoners using the proper technique. One year...
  • A third Ebola patient will go to Emory University Hospital in Atlanta

    An Ebola patient will be brought from West Africa to Atlanta for treatment at Emory University Hospital’s isolation unit, the hospital said Monday. The patient is expected to arrive Tuesday morning and will be treated at the same facility where...