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Hunger spreading among quarantined West Africans in Ebola areas, say Church workers

Liberian residents of West Point wait for food rations to be handed out  in Monrovia, Liberia (CNS)

People are unable to work because of restrictions aimed at containing the spread of the deadly virus

Thousands of children traumatised amid Central African Republic violence

Women and children stand near their destroyed house in a village in Central African Republic (CNS)

9,000 people who have found refuge at a seminary in the capital, Bangui

Bishops urge African leaders to take action to prevent more humanitarian disasters

People pray next to caskets containing the bodies of two men killed by sectarian violence in in Bangui, Central African Republic (CNS)

‘Politicians must not wait until situations get out of hand,’ say bishops in statement

Church leaders hail peaceful election in Zimbabwe

Zimbabweans wait to cast their votes (Photo: PA)

Spokesman says elections that gave Robert Mugabe power again have put the country ‘on the right track’

Road tolls are immoral, say South African bishops

Road tolls have been proposed by the South African government (Photo: PA)

Statement reveals opposition to government plans

Zanzibar bishop says his priests are terrified after murder

Tanzanian president Jakaya Kikwete (Photo: PA)

Clergy receive text message saying ‘many more will die’

Sudanese walk for days to join celebrations in new capital

Independence day celebrations in Juba (CNS photo/Thomas Mukoya, Reuters)

But the country’s bishops say there are ‘immense challenges’ ahead