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Myanmar flood toll rises as more torrential rain forecast

Major floods have killed at least 27 people across Myanmar and inundated the homes and fields of tens of thousands more, a disaster relief official told AFP, warning of further heavy rains.

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WHO

World is 'on the verge of an effective Ebola vaccine'

Results from an interim analysis of the Guinea Phase III efficacy vaccine trial show it is highly effective. The experts who conducted the review advised that the trial should continue.

Radio Dabanga

Sudan: Displaced refuse to obey Darfur Authority and leave camps

Displaced people living in Central Darfur state have rejected the project for the voluntary return of the displaced population, set up by the Darfur Regional Authority because they fear their home villages are not safe.

AFP

Botswana tackles worst drought in 30 years

Botswana has allocated emergency funds in response to the worst drought conditions in 30 years with agricultural land badly hit by the lack of irrigation, the government said.

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