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1 hr ago | 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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4 hrs ago | 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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8 hrs ago | 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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12 hrs ago | BBC News

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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16 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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19 hrs ago | KABC-AM Los Angeles

CDC Staffer Returns to US After Low-Risk Contact with Individual Infected with Ebola

An employee of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in West Africa will return to the United States by charter flight, the CDC announced, after low-risk contact with a patient infected with Ebola.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

The Globe and Mail

Chaos and Ebola fears in Sierra Leone

There's a frantic feel palpable throughout downtown Freetown these days. A frenetic Ebola fanaticism has taken over, especially now that there are more than 40 confirmed cases within city limits.

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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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GhanaWeb

BBA producers have disrespected Ghanaians and Africa - Koo Fori

Ghanaian Actor, Comedian and Radio Presenter Seth Karikari known in public life as Koo Fori has slammed Endemol, Producers of the continent's biggest Television reality show, Big Brother Africa, accusing them of subtly trying to impose their choice of housemates to represent Ghana at this year's contest.

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Thegatewaynews.com

Streetsboro teenager volunteers on trip to Burkina Faso, Africa

Hannah Roble, 17, of Streetsboro, along with Michael Spaans, 18, of Hudson and Bethany Jablonski, 17, of Twinsburg decided to make a difference and take a trip there.

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In-depth Africa

AFCON: South Africa, Nigeria match tickets on sale

Tickets for the upcoming 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier between South Africa and Nigeria scheduled for September 10 in Cape Town are now on sale, supersport.com reports.

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Edmonton Journal

Canada pulling 3 member lab team back from Sierra Leone over Ebola fears

Canada is in the process of evacuating its three-member mobile laboratory team from Sierra Leone over concerns for the safety of the scientists.

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Sunderland Echo

Sunderland AFC strengthens links with Africa

CAPTION: L TO R: MP for Mafia constituency, Honourable Abdulkarim Esmail Hassan Shah, Sunderland AFC Commercial Director, Gary Hutchinson, Director, Tanzania Tourist Board, Ms Teddy H Mapunda, Director, Tanzania Tourist Board, Mr Samuel Diah FOOTBALL bosses have strengthened links with Africa following the signing of a new partnership, which sees ... (more)

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Globe and Mail

Ebola: Can we learn from SARS?

A man reads a local newspaper with headline news about Ebola in Lagos, Nigeria, on Aug. 5, 2014.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

WBOC-TV Salisbury

UMES Officials Monitor Ebola Virus Disease Situation

The Charles R. Drew Student Health Center staff at the University of Maryland Eastern Shore is closely monitoring the Ebola outbreak in West Africa, and is following the recommendations of the Centers for Disease Control , the World Health Organization , and collaborating with our local health department.

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People's Daily Online

Chinese premier vows support for Zimbabwe, Africa

Chinese Premier Li Keqiang on Tuesday promised visiting Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe that China will continue to support the development of Zimbabwe and Africa as a whole.

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Examiner.com

To fly or not to fly to ebola virus infected regions

The question is to fly or not to fly: The current Ebola Virus Disease outbreak is believed to have begun in Guinea in December 2013.

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BleacherReport

Ivory Coast Won't Host Africa Cup of Nations Qualifier Due to Ebola Outbreak

An outbreak of the Ebola virus is causing widespread issues ahead of key qualifying matches for the 2015 Africa Cup of Nations.

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Iol.co.za

Durban Boardwalk - August 26, 2014

VARIOUS VENUES: On Fire Comedy Productions hosts two award-winning comedians from Joburg in Durban this week.

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