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Human Security

Fake drugs kill thousands in Africa annually

Fake drugs in AfricaWhen Moustapha Dieng came down with stomach pains he did the sensible thing and went to a doctor in his hometown Ouagadougou, Burkina Faso’s capital.

DR Congo Ebola outbreak to last another six months

Ebola DR CongoThe Ebola outbreak in north-eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, which has already killed more than 200 people, is expected to last until mid-2019, the World Health Organisation emergency response chief Peter Salama told reporters.

School fire in Uganda claims nine lives

Fire at Ugandan schoolNine students died after fire engulfed a dormitory at a secondary school in southern Uganda, police said, one of the deadliest in a string of conflagrations at schools across the country in recent years.

Last kidnapped Cameroon schoolboys released

Cameroon kidnapped releasedKidnappers freed the last of about 80 schoolboys taken hostage last week in a raid on a school in west Cameroon, a church minister who negotiated their release and a regional official said.

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