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    Light plane crashed in Kenya

    An Australian pilot in Kenya has escaped death after crashing his light plane only metres away from Wilson Airport in Nairobi. Nairobi County Commander Japheth Koome said Captain Simon Herd and his wife and two daughters all escaped unhurt. “The aircraft did not catch fire after the crash and none of the passengers sustained injuries,”

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  • In this Sept 29, 2014, file photo a Medecins Sans Frontieres nurse gets prepared with Personal Protection Equipment before entering a high risk zone of MSF's Ebola isolation and treatment center in Monrovia, Liberia. Photo: AP
    Liberia confirms 2nd Ebola death in resurgent outbreak

    MONROVIA (Liberia) — Liberia’s health minister says that a second person has died from Ebola in the latest resurgence of the deadly disease. Deputy Health Minister Tolbert Nyenswah told The Associated Press the woman in her early 20s who died on July 12 was linked to the 17-year-old boy who died last month. Three other

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    Zimbabwe flies 20 elephants to China amid conservation efforts

    Harare (Zimbabwe) — Zimbabwe has exported 20 elephants to private game parks in China as part of conservation efforts and amid rising poaching in southern Africa. “The elephants arrived safely in China yesterday” after being flown out of Harare International Airport on Saturday (July 4), Environment Minister Saviour Kasukuwere said in an interview today (July

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