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1 hr 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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3 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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Inside Bay Area

Pleasant Hill woman volunteers with nonprofit crafting business through art

Pat Daily was able to live her philosophy during a visit to East Africa in 2007: "Life has much more interest, meaning, joy and purpose when you know you are helping and making a difference in the lives of others."

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Bellingham Herald

'All Our Names' tells heart-wrenching tale of exile, loss

At first glance, "All Our Names" seems to be a straightforward immigrant story. A young man, carrying the name of Isaac on his passport, has come from Uganda to Laurel, a small Midwestern town, on a one-year student visa.

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Thurrock Gazette

Tragic councillor at centre of Ebola scare

A FORMER council leader, who died last week, had recently returned from Nigeria sparking concerns he had died from Ebola, it has emerged.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

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Ebola: UN Health Agency Reports Encouraging Signs in Nigeria

UNICEF and Partners take to the streets of Conakry, the capital of Guinea, to provide information on how to combat the Ebola outbreak as well as distribute soap and chlorine.

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Durban Boardwalk - August 19, 2014

SIBAYA IZULU THEATRE: Marc Lottering headlines a feast of comedy that has been cooked up and is ready to be served to Durban comedy lovers on August 29, 30 and 31 at the Sibaya iZulu Theatre.

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Vanguard

African tech experts call for national e-response centre on Ebola

BY EMEKA AGINAM In an effort to help build a more robust tech response to the Ebola crisis spreading like wild fire globally, concerned African ICT professionals and stakeholders have called for the establishment of a national electronic response centre in all African countries on Ebola.

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Christianity Today

Ebola Keeps Mercy Ships, African Evangelical Leaders Away from West Africa

However, African health care workers have been hit hard with 80 fatalities from Ebola, according to the World Health Organization .

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