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Africa must invest in infrastructure

Investment in infrastructure must be a priority for Africa if it is to achieve double-digit economic growth, Prof Jeffrey Sachs tells delegates at the Third Financing for Development Conference. They have gathered to set the new financing architecture for a new global partnership.

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WHO calls for African emergency centre

Lessons learned from the Ebola outbreak need to be applied in setting up regional, national and continental facilities to deal with emergencies quickly and efficiently. At the same time, research and development is needed into combating diseases that affect developing countries.

Elephants find sanctuary in southern Africa

Three young elephants, captured in Zimbabwe for export, were left behind when 24 calves were sent to China. However, the pachyderms, which were injured before being captured, have been housed in an elephant orphanage where they will be rehabilitated and released into the wild.

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