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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
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New York street harassment video goes viral

A video that shows a woman being pestered by men on the streets of New York has gone viral, sparking renewed debate about harassment endured by women and minority groups. Duration: 00:53 Oct 31, 2014
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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
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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
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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