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25 min ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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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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Myrtle Beach Online

'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

Vanguard

Teching Ebola out of Africa: 'National e-Response, only solution'

Unless a sustainable national electronic response centre is immediately established in all the African states where the dreaded Ebola virus is ravaging people and economies, controlling it may be a wild goose chase.

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KTRE-TV Lufkin

Liberia president declares Ebola curfew

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.

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ABC News

UN Ebola Coordinator to Visit West Africa

The public health expert coordinating U.N. efforts to fight Ebola says he's heading to Washington and then to West Africa to determine the best ways the world body can support affected people, communities and governments.

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Reuters

South Africa's Chenin Blanc seeps onto summer stage

Chenin Blanc, the most widely planted grape in South Africa, is a varietal once considered by some to be "cheap and cheerful quaff," but it is now gaining an appreciation around the globe.

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In-depth Africa

Sata May Depart to South Africa for Treatment

President Michael Sata is expected to leave the country for medical treatment abroad this evening, a State House source tells Zambia Reports.

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Iol.co.za

African import levies dent vehicle exports

Metair chief executive Theo Loock says the group is working hard on entering into small partnerships in Africa.

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Art Daily

Before they left Africa, early modern humans were 'culturally diverse' say researchers

Stone tools from Kharga Oasis, Egypt, one of the archaeological sites used in the study.

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Daily Monitor

The power of modelling

Lately, I have been doing a lot of reading about the power of role models in determining one's success or failure.

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Times Herald

Ebola missionary's husband allowed to visit his wife

This photo provided by Jeremy Writebol show his parents, David and Nancy Writebol, who are Christian missionaries in Liberia.

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CTV

UN urges countries hit by Ebola to start screening at airports

Ebola-affected countries should immediately begin exit screening all passengers leaving international airports, sea ports and major ground crossings, the U.N. health agency said on Monday.

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Myrtle Beach Online

'Island of Lemurs' is the perfect IMAX nature film

Every so often, a movie comes along and reminds us of the primacy of the pretty picture, the importance of the image in telling a motion picture story.

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KLTV Tyler

Mercy Ships delays voyage to Africa in wake of Ebola breakout

Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa.

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