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Two new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria and, in an alarming development, they are outside the group of caregivers who treated an airline passenger who arrived with Ebola.
Zimbabwe's main opposition leader Morgan Tsvangirai on Friday said his party could roll out protests against President Robert Mugabe's government.

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Three Al-Jazeera journalists jailed by Egypt for alleged ties with Islamists filed appeals Thursday against their convictions, their network said in a statement.
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