Ebola inflicts heavy toll on Guinean potato trade

The Ebola epidemic has seen Senegal and Guinea Bissau close its borders with Guinea and the economic consequences have started to be felt, especially in Fouta Djallon, where the renowned potato industry has been hit hard. Duration: 02:01 Oct 31, 2014

Pot-infused edibles raise concerns in Colorado

Colorado may have legalized marijuana for recreational use, but the debate around the decision still continues, with a recent - failed - attempt to ban cannabis-infused edibles. Duration: 01:53 Oct 31, 2014

Israel closes Jerusalem's Al-Aqsa compound

Israel closed the flashpoint Al-Aqsa mosque compound on Thursday to all visitors following the shooting of a Jewish hardliner. The compound houses Islam's third holiest site, but is also the most sacred spot for Jews. Duration: 01:19 Oct 31, 2014

Ugandan tech startup caters to local markets

Ugandan-based tech startup Kola Studios built a hit with their latest app Matatu - a play off a popular card game that has over 60,000 downloads. Their success is the latest sign of the region’s high-tech hopes. Duration: 02:26 Oct 31, 2014

French far-right magazine editor fined for 'monkey' jibe

A court has charged the editor of a French far-right newspaper Jean-Marie Molitor a 10,000 euro fine after he featured a cover calling Justice Minister Christiane Taubira 'crafty as a monkey.' Duration: 00:55 Oct 30, 2014

Tough weather hits Kobane refugees in Turkish camp

Hundreds of refugees that fled the fighting with the Islamic State in the Syrian town of Kobane were struggling on Thursday with little shelter as heavy rains arrived at the Rojava refugee camp in Turkey. Duration: 00:53 Oct 30, 2014