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Video In Rural Kenya, Pressure Builds Against Female Circumcision

Girls learn to object; FGM practitioners face penalties from jail sentences to stiff fines More

A woman and her children displaced by fighting in South Sudan sit outside her tent at the Kule camp for Internally Displaced People at the Pagak border crossing in Gambella, Ethiopia, July 10, 2014.

UNHCR: Ethiopia Hosts More Refugees Than Any African Country

UN agency says country now shelters almost 630,000 registered refugees, including nearly one-quarter of a million South Sudanese More

Crowd gathers near checkpoint, which controls the movement of people in and out of Ebola-hit regions, at the entrance to Bomi county in northwestern Liberia, Aug. 11, 2014.

Video Kenya Announces Border, Flight Restrictions to Prevent Ebola

Decision follows WHO declaration that outbreak has been 'vastly underestimated,' could continue for some time More

A Vodafone employee shows M-Pesa's text message transactions option on a mobile phone, in Bucharest, April 2014.

Africa's M-Pesa Mobile Payment Method Debuts in Romania

Vodaphone product already introduced in India, Fiji - and now hoping to gain traction in Europe, particularly among humanitarian community More

Medical staff working with Doctors Without Borders (MSF) prepare to bring food to patients kept in an isolation area at the MSF Ebola treatment center in Kailahun, Sierra Leone, July 20, 2014.

Multimedia Kenya: Health Officials Confident Nation Prepared for Ebola

Kenyans - like Africans across the continent - are concerned, though, that if efforts to contain current Ebola virus outbreak in West Africa were to fail, that could leave their country exposed More

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