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3 hrs ago | 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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7 hrs ago | 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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11 hrs ago | 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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13 hrs ago | 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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15 hrs ago | 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

Iol.co.za

Call to relax immigration regulations

The City of Cape Town will continue lobbying home affairs to relax new immigration regulations, the head of the city's investment directorate Tim Harris said on Thursday.

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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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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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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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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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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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