Congo's former health minister detained over alleged mismanagement of $4.3 million in Ebola funds

Former Democratic Republic of Congo health minister Oly Ilunga has been detained over allegations of mismanaging public funds worth $4.3 million that were allocated to fighting the Ebola outbreak in the country.

SA apologises to Nigeria for xenophobic violence

South Africa has apologised to Nigeria over a spate of attacks in which Nigerians and other foreigners have been targeted.

Deal agreed to pay more to poor cocoa farmers

Ivory Coast and Ghana, the world's biggest exporters of cocoa, have agreed a deal to sell the commodity with an additional living income premium of $400 (£320) a tonne added to the price.

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