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The lava destroyed two villages

Video: Lava destroys two villages on Cape Verde island

The volcano on the island of Pogo has been erupting since 22 November

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Ugandan nanny jailed for four years after video shows her viciously abusing toddler in her care

A lawyer representing Jolly Tumuhiirwe has confirmed she will not appeal the sentence, claiming the court 'spoke for many Ugandans'

‘The Sudanese people have defeated the ICC,’ claimed Omar al-Bashir in a speech

Sudan's President Omar al-Bashir claims victory over ICC after it drops Darfur war crimes investigation

The Hague-based court indicted Bashir in 2009 for war crimes, crimes against humanity and genocide in suppressing the Darfur revolt

Dozens drown as boat capsizes in Democratic Republic of Congo

Tragedy occurs amid worsening humanitarian crisis in the central African country

Health workers from Sierra Leone's Red Cross Society Burial Team 7 prepare to remove a body from a house in Freetown on November 12

Sierra Leone bans community Christmas and New Year celebrations to halt Ebola spread

Around 1,768 deaths caused by Ebola have been recorded in Sierra Leone

The city of Jos where dozens of people have died in a twin explosion

Nigeria bombings: Dozens killed in twin attacks in Jos

The two bombs exploded in quick succession in the central city

Liberia's Chief Medical Officer Bernice Dahn (L) and WHO Assistant Director General Marie-Paule Kieny (R) speak during a press conference

Ebola outbreak: Vaccine trial put on hold

World's worst Ebola outbreak has killed more than 6,000 people in Africa

Oscar Pistorius was convicted of the equivalent of manslaughter

Oscar Pistorius could yet be convicted of murder as judge approves appeal application

An appeal application made by state prosecutors has been granted

Oscar Pistorius verdict: Athlete could still face murder conviction as Judge Masipa grants appeal

Thokozile Masipa says prosecution will be allowed to take case to supreme court

On Monday Dewani, left, had charges relating to the murder of his newly wedded wife, Anni Dewani, thrown out of court

Shrien Dewani acquitted: Anni Dewani's family claim case 'is not yet over'

Mr Dewani faces potential years of legal battles

President Mugabe recently said that he will stay in power as long as he has strength in his body

Mugabe sacks deputy and seven ministers

Mr Mugabe, 90, publicly rebuked Ms Mujuru, who a few months ago was thought to be the most likely to take his place when he dies or retires

Health care workers at the Kerry Town Ebola Treatment Centre

Sierra Leone criticises Save the Children's running of Ebola centre

Charity admits it has had teething troubles

Like many asylum seekers, Ahmed Osman made his way across the Channel from Calais. File photo

Death of an asylum seeker: The tragic story of the Eritrean teenager killed just as he made it into Britain

Ahmed Osman was only 17 when he died under the lorry he rode in on

Frenchman Serge Lazarevic, who was held hostage in Mali

'Last French hostage' Serge Lazarevic is released by Mali Islamists – three days after botched rescue attempt for Luke Somers

France’s success in securing freedom for its captive citizens will put more pressure on US – and UK – to start negotiating with terrorists

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Isis hostage crisis: The prisoner swap has only one purpose for the militants - recognition its Islamic State exists and that foreign nations acknowledge its power

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Isis hostage crisis: Militant group stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

Isis stands strong as its numerous enemies fail to find a common plan to defeat it

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Comedians share stories of depression

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Has The Archers lost the plot?

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Human skull discovery in Israel proves humans lived side-by-side with Neanderthals

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