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1 hr ago | KYTX-TV News

Two Liberian medical workers discharged after recovering from Ebola

A health worker wearing a protective suit conducts an Ebola prevention drill at the port in Monrovia on Friday, August 29. Health officials say the current Ebola outbreak in West Africa is the deadliest ever.

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5 hrs ago | ITV

Students stranded in Africa after travel firm collapse

The collapse of travel company Student Adventures, run by GBCE Ltd, means that the youngsters will not have accomodation or travel booked for their remaining time in Tanzania, the Practical Action charity has been told.

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8 hrs ago | Milwaukee Courier Online

Wassily Wasilyevich Kandinsky

Wassily Wassilyevich Kandinsky was born on December 16, 1866 in Moscow. Kandinsky is well known for creating the Yellow-Red-Blue oil painting in 1925.

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12 hrs ago | Yahoo!

Lesotho military says it has disarmed police

Lesotho's military seized and disarmed two police stations in the mountainous kingdom Saturday in an effort to secure the country, the defense force spokesman said.

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16 hrs ago | ABC News

Resident: Lesotho Military Occupies Police Station

A security guard in the capital of Lesotho says the military has occupied police stations there and are moving to other districts.

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Fri Aug 29, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Liberia: AfDB President Kaberuka and WHO Regional Director for Africa ...

The African Development Bank and the World Health Organization have renewed their commitment to working with Liberia in its fight against the ravaging Ebola virus disease now plaguing the sub-region.

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The Fresno Bee

Gas prices, held low by Texas shale, spur other consumer spending

But the current crises in Ukraine and Iraq did not stop the Hughes family from making the two-hour drive to San Antonio to visit the Alamo, have a chicken fried steak lunch and buy fish for their tank before driving home to Corpus Christi.

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In-depth Africa

Sudan says suspected Ebola patient died of AIDS

August 28, 2014 The Darfur Regional Authority announced that a "weakly suspected" Ebola virus case was infected with HIV.

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Kansas City InfoZine

Travel Alert, Potential Implications for Travel Because of Ebola in Parts of West Africa

This Travel Alert will expire on February 27, 2015. Due to an outbreak of Ebola Virus Disease in the West African nations of Liberia, Guinea, and Sierra Leone, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention issued Level 3 Travel Warnings for those three countries advising against non-essential travel and provided guidance to reduce the potential ... (more)

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HON

European MRSA Originated in Sub-Saharan Africa, Study Finds

The main strain of a common antibiotic-resistant infection in Europe, the Middle East and North Africa originated in sub-Saharan Africa, a new study says.

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Iol.co.za

Asian women lured to SA for sex work

Hundreds of Asian women are being lured to South Africa to work in the illicit sex industry, with scores of them operating from suburban Durban homes, a Daily News investigation has uncovered.

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Mail & Guardian

China's designs on Africa in dispute

Beijing's relations with countries in Africa are riddled with lies and truths and everything in between.

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Los Angeles Times

NIH to launch Ebola vaccine trials in humans

With the first human trials of Ebola vaccines getting underway, officials say that existing public health measures will continue to be the mainstay of efforts to stop the spread of Ebola.

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The Independent

Students heading off to 'charity challenge' grounded at Gatwick after travel firm goes bust

Simon Calder's career in travel started at Gatwick Airport, where he cleaned aircraft for Laker Airways and later worked as a security officer.

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Voice of America

Nigeria President Jonathan Unhappy with Ebola Stigmatization

Nigeria President Goodluck Jonathan at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the State Department in Washington, Aug. 6, 2014.

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Ghanamma.com

WHO warns 20,000 at risk of Ebola

The World Health Organization says the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control.

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Real Change

Passage from India

The death of Karamchand Gandhi in 1884 would have momentous consequences. At the time, his son Mohandas was in his teens and already married.

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Al Bawaba

flydubai reaches milestone 80 destinations with addition of three new routes in East Africa

Dubai-based flydubai today announced the addition of three new East African routes, bringing the total number of destinations in the carrier's network to 80. With the launch of fights in September 2014 to Bujumbura in Burundi, Entebbe in Uganda and Kigali in Rwanda, flydubai will fly to nine destinations in Africa.

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The Republic

Purdue students get funding for projects in Africa

Two teams of Purdue University students have been awarded nearly $20,000 for projects intended to boost an African village's water supply and design a new type of African grain thresher.

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Mail & Guardian

Gerald Machona and the price of society's issues

Artist Gerald Machona has taken to using currency as a way of conveying societal issues faced by people from South Africa to Zimbabwe.

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