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China pledges $60bn to develop Africa

China has announced $60bn (£40bn) of assistance and loans for Africa to help with the development of the continent. President Xi Jinping said the package would include zero-interest loans as well as scholarships and training for thousands of Africans. The Chinese leader made the announcement at a major summit between China and Africa in Johannesburg.

Hope for Ebola epidemic end in Liberia

There may be an end in sight to the Ebola epidemic, at least in Liberia. That’s according to a new model appearing in the latest issue of the scientific journal PLOS. The authors predict that Ebola could be contained in Liberia between March and June of this year with a rapid decline in new cases

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