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FREETOWN, Sierra Leone (AP) — The number of people infected with Ebola in western Sierra Leone, on the other side of the country from where the first cases emerged months ago, is soaring with more than 20 deaths daily, the government and local media reported Tuesday.
Pretoria (AFP) - 11:26 GMT - Media reaction - British journalist and author Simon Jenkins argues that Pistorius should not have been jailed. In an article on the Guardian website he writes: "Beyond the cause of consistency, imprisoning Pistorius can serve no purpose. The judge said she did not want to 'send the wrong message', a phrase repeated by a thousand judges, but what did she mean?