Ebola cases could hit 1.4m by January

US authorities warn on huge scale of outbreak

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‘Emerging Africa’, by Kingsley Chiedu Moghalu

A homegrown guide to an African future. Review by Katrina Manson

Africa’s elite reaches for the finer things in life

Demand is highest in South Africa and Nigeria, but there is rising interest across the continent

S Africa central bank chief to step down

Rand falls after respected governor says she will quit

IMF and World Bank in $300m Ebola pledge

Economic growth in west Africa expected to fall

Somalia tackles donors’ corruption concerns

Mogadishu to cancel or review high-profile contracts

Volunteer given experimental Ebola vaccine

UK trial fast-tracked in response to outbreak in West Africa

South Africa joins sukuk bond rush

$500m sale more than four times subscribed

Oil battle fuels Africa’s lengthy conflict

Drilling revives 40-year-old fight over Western Sahara’s future

Obama calls for global response to Ebola

US sending 3,000 troops as UN warns toll could double in weeks

South Sudan orders foreign hires to leave

Loss could cripple economy and hinder food aid delivery

500 feared dead in migrant boat sinking

Survivors say traffickers deliberately sank boat in Mediterranean

Asian entrepreneurs race to US and Europe

Wealthy individuals seek stability, survey finds

South Africa to prop up power utility

Eskom to get capital injection as it battles to keep lights on

Castro and Gates pledge aid for Ebola

Cuban leader and foundation unlikely allies in fight against virus

Pistorius guilty of culpable homicide

Court to sit again next month for sentencing process

Doubts raised on US use of Somali strategy

Regional experts sceptical that policy can work in Iraq and Syria

Sub-Saharan debt sales hit record high

Ghana returns to market despite shaky financial situation

The judge who decides Pistorius’s fate

Masipa grew up under the hardships of apartheid

Pistorius found not guilty of murder

Athlete awaits verdict on culpable homicide charge