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1 hr ago | The Daily Star

Fears and rumors of virus stalk Freetown-Paris flight

PARIS: Chinese people fleeing Ebola, angry Africans, understaffed flight crew, rumors and fears: the Air France flight from Freetown to Paris seemed to encapsulate the global panic in the face of the Ebola outbreak.

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6 hrs ago | Manila Bulletin

Ebola spreads in Nigeria; Liberia has 1,000 deaths

Two alarming new cases of Ebola have emerged in Nigeria, widening the circle of people sickened beyond the immediate group of caregivers who treated a dying airline passenger in one of Africa's largest cities.

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7 hrs ago | Tehran Times

Kenya is gateway to Africa: Zarif

TEHRAN Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that Kenya is the gateway to Africa and can play a significant role in facilitating the expansion of relations between Iran and other African countries.

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10 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

EXCLUSIVE: Yaw Frimpong replaces Daniel Opare in Ghana squad for 2015 AFCON qualifiers

GHANASoccernet.com can exclusively report that TP Mazembe defender Yaw Frimpong has been called up to replaced injured Daniel Opare in Ghana's squad for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers.

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14 hrs ago | New Hampshire Public Radio -

If You're Too Sick To Fly, Airlines Might Not Offer A Refund

Airport health screeners in hazmat suits and armed with gun thermometers are becoming a familiar sight in Guinea, Liberia and Sierra Leone, where the Ebola epidemic continues to spiral out of control.

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16 hrs ago | CNN

Borders closing over Ebola fears

The West African country of Senegal has closed its borders with Guinea over fears that the Ebola outbreak could spread, according to the Senegalese Interior Ministry.

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17 hrs ago | The Washington Post

Experimental Ebola treatment helped, Nancy Writebola s son says

Days after Writebol was released from Emory University Hospital , where she had been treated in isolation for the Ebola virus disease, two of her sons, Jeremy and Brian, spoke about her recovery on NBC's "Today Show."

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21 hrs ago | The Winnipeg Free Press

Visual treasure delivers intimate look at lives of lemurs

The film is an equally fun and sobering look at the lives of these animals, along with the evolving efforts to try and save this distant cousin of humans.

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23 hrs ago | VDARE

Acemoglu, Piketty, and Comparing Apples to Apples-"South Africa and Sweden"???

Thomas Piketty's recent book, Capital in the Twenty First Century, follows in the tradition of the great classical economists, Malthus, Ricardo and Marx, in formulating "general" laws to diagnose and predict the dynamics of inequality.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

AllAfrica.com

South Africa: MPs Occupy Parliament in Zuma Protest

Speaker Baleka Mbete adjourned Parliament for the day shortly after 4pm on Thursday, announcing that President Jacob Zuma would not complete presidential question time because of the protest by EFF MPs.

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Scotsman.com

Ebola alert in Ireland as man dies after Africa trip

HEALTH authorities in Ireland suspect a man who died after returning from Africa had been infected with the Ebola virus.

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WTSP-TV Saint Petersburg

California mom loses son to Ebola epidemic

The chaos and fear of the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa is hitting home for members of the Friends in Jesus International Church of the Nazarene in Sacramento.

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Iol.co.za

SA Ebola travel ban welcomed

The Democratic Alliance welcomed on Thursday the travel ban for non-South Africans from countries affected by the Ebola virus outbreak.

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Mirror.co.uk

Ebola crisis: Hero doctor wins battle with killer virus and is released from hospital

Dr. Kent Brantly, who was controversially airlifted back to the US after falling ill in Liberia, had been given a "unit of blood" from a 14-year-old who survived Two charity workers who contracted Ebola as they helped fight the epidemic in West Africa have been released from hospital after successful experimental treatment.

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Business Journal

United States ranks middle-of-the-pack in affordability of travel

In a global transportation price comparison, the United States ranked as the 22nd least expensive country out of the 51 compared by bus, train and plane travel.

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Bizcommunity

OAM's Justin Clarke nominated for EY World Entrepreneur award

One Africa Media CEO Justin Clarke has been honoured with a nomination as a finalist in the southern Africa chapter of the EY World Entrepreneur Awards for 2014 in the emerging category, paying tribute to a man who co-founded the Private Property brand - which is now considered South Africa's leading real estate portal.

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Wed Aug 20, 2014

Scoop

Ebola: UN System Coordinator On Ebola Dispels Myths

As the World Health Organization ramps up its response to the unprecedented outbreak of the Ebola virus disease in West Africa, the wider United Nations, led by Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon, has launched a system-wide coordination initiative to assist Guinea, Liberia, Nigeria, and Sierra Leone in their efforts to halt the spread of the virus, ... (more)

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The Jewish Journal

Journey to Uganda: Hunger, thirst and happiness

It was a scene that repeated itself every time we arrived at a new village in rural Uganda.

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National Geographic

As Ebola Crisis Spreads in West Africa, Liberia's Deterioration Stands Out

A health worker disinfects a corpse in an Ebola isolation ward, once a primary school, in Monrovia, Liberia, last week.

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South Wales Argus

Tributes to 'courteous and very loveable' Raglan doctor

WILSON WITH BET THE BORDER COLLIE WHO ROUNDS UP TURKEYS AT CEFN MAEN FARM NEAR RAGLAN A MONMOUTHSHIRE doctor who pioneered affordable medical equipment in Africa and was given an OBE by the Queen has been described by friends as a "courteous, whimsical and very loveable man", after he died of cancer earlier this year.

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