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  1. Exhaled breath test can smell ketosis: May help diabeticsRead the original story

    Apr 23, 2015 | Science Daily

    Scientists have developed a quick, easy-to-use ketosis test for consumers that can detect acetone on exhaled breath. The test will benefit diabetics and dieters in particular, but it can easily be adapted to other uses as well, such as the detection of the air pollutants formaldehyde or acetaldehyde.

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  2. Niger battles meningitis outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | BBC News

    Niger has begun a mass vaccination campaign as it struggles to control a meningitis outbreak that has now killed 129 people. Health Minister Mano Aghali announced on public radio that the death toll had risen from 85 in less than a week.

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  3. Christians in Niger still recovering from attacks on churches after Charlie Hebdo massacreRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 24 | WorthyNews

    Christians in Niger are still recovering from violent attacks in January carried out in the aftermath of the Charlie Hebdo massacre that resulted in the destruction of dozens churches throughout the country, Christian Today reported. French satirical publication Charlie Hebdo published a cartoon of the Muslim Prophet Mohammad and its Paris offices were subsequently attacked on January 7 by two Muslim gunmen, killing 12 people.

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  4. Niger meningitis: Schools shut to curb outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Crofs Blogs

    All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, have been shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year. A campaign to vaccinate all children between two and 15 will begin on Friday, but only half of the 1.2m doses needed are currently available.

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  5. Niger schools shut over meningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Newsday

    All schools in and around Niger's capital, Niamey, have been shut until Monday because of a meningitis outbreak that has killed 85 people this year. A campaign to vaccinate all children between two and 15 will begin on Friday, but only half of the 1.2m doses needed are currently available.

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  6. Niger shuts schools and vaccinates children to fight meningitis outbreakRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | Fox News

    A sample of Cladosporium species, one of the fungi diagnosed in the fungal meningitis outbreak sweeping the United States. REUTERS/Harrison McClary Niger has shut all schools in the region around the capital Niamey and launched a campaign to vaccinate children aged 2 to 15 in an effort to halt a meningitis outbreak that has killed at least 85 since January.

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  7. Niger shuts schools and vaccinates children to fight meningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 22, 2015 | AlertNet

    ... are giving your consent for us to set cookies. A man walking past a school is reflected in a large puddle in Niamey, Niger, September 15, 2013. REUTERS/Joe Penney NIAMEY, April 21 (Reuters) - Niger has shut all schools in the region around the ...

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  8. Niger Closes Schools to Try to Stop Spread of MeningitisRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 21, 2015 | Voice of America

    Niger's Prime Minister Brigi Rafini, pictured at a news conference in 2012, has appealed to Niger's allies and the World Health Organization to compensate for a meningitis vaccine shortage in his country. Niger's prime minister on Tuesday ordered all schools around the capital, Niamey, closed until Monday and called for children between 2 and 15 to be vaccinated against meningitis, a potentially fatal disease.

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  9. UPDATE 1-Niger shuts schools and vaccinates children to fight meningitis outbreakRead the original story

    Apr 21, 2015 | Reuters

    Niger has shut all schools in the region around the capital Niamey and launched a campaign to vaccinate children aged 2 to 15 in an effort to halt a meningitis outbreak that has killed at least 85 since January. Schools will be closed from Wednesday until Monday next week, the government said in a statement, adding that 905 cases of the disease had been recorded, most of them in Niamey and the west of the country.

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  10. Inside Mali's trafficking underworldRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 20, 2015 | BBC News

    The city of Gao in north-eastern Mali is the gateway to the Sahara for many African migrants seeking to get to Europe. But crossing the desert can be as dangerous as crossing the Mediterranean - and a group of young men in a backstreet compound sit nervously and in silence.

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  11. Muslims Burn 69 Churches; Christians ForgiveRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | CBN.com

    It took only a few hours, but it was enough time for hundreds of radical Muslims in Niger, West Africa, to destroy dozens of churches and several Christian homes. Ten people lost their lives and hundreds were injured when Muslim mobs went on the deadly rampage in early January.

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  12. .com | Niger says 2.5 million suffering food insecurityRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 19, 2015 | News24

    More than 2.5 million people in Niger are suffering from food insecurity because of a shortfall in the cereal harvest due to bad weather and crop pests, the agriculture minister said on Saturday. "A survey conducted since December 2014 indicated that 15.7% of the population, or 2 588 128 people, are in a situation of food insecurity, including 410 297 in severe insecurity," Maidagi Allambeye told MPs.

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  13. West Africa: Ecowas Common Tariff - Stakeholders Worry Over Take-OffRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 17, 2015 | AllAfrica.com

    The Coordinating Minister for the Economy/Minister of Finance, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo Iweala, has conveyed Federal Government's approval for the implementation of the Economic Community of West African States Common External Tariff 2015-2019 to the Nigeria Customs Service for immediate implementation with effect from April 11, 2015. The adoption of the CET by the Federal Government puts to rest the over one decade of negotiation by members of the Economic Community of West African States, ECOWAS, who have been embroiled in series of controversies, as members fail to agree on a common position.

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  14. Meningitis epidemic kills 75 in NigerRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 16, 2015 | The Nation

    A meningitis epidemic that broke out in January in Niger has killed 75 people so far, the health minister said on Thursday. The total number of nationwide cases currently stand at 697, the minister Mano Aghali said on state television.

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  15. At least three killed, peacekeepers injured in Mali suicide attack - UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | Channelnewsasia.com

    At least three civilians were killed and nine United Nations peacekeepers seriously injured in a suicide attack on Wednesday at a U.N. base in town of Ansongo in northern Mali, a spokesman for the peacekeeping mission said. BAMAKO: At least three civilians were killed and nine United Nations peacekeepers seriously injured in a suicide attack on Wednesday at a U.N. base in town of Ansongo in northern Mali, a spokesman for the peacekeeping mission said.

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  16. At least three killed, peacekeepers injured in Mali suicide attackRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | AlertNet

    Chadian U.N. peacekeepers gesture as they patrol during a ceremony marking two years since Malian soldiers were killed in a massacre by radical Islamists, in Aguelhok, Mali January 24, 2014. REUTERS/Stringer BAMAKO, April 15 - At least three civilians were killed and nine United Nations peacekeepers seriously injured in a suicide attack on Wednesday at a U.N. base in town of Ansongo in northern Mali, a spokesman for the peacekeeping mission said.

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  17. At least three killed, peacekeepers injured in Mali suicide attack: UNRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 15, 2015 | The Daily Star

    In this Sunday, July, 28, 2013 file photo, a United Nations peacekeeper stands guard at the entrance to a polling station covered in separatist flags and graffiti supporting the creation of the independent state of Azawad, in Kidal, Mali. BAMAKO, Mali: At least three civilians were killed and nine United Nations peacekeepers seriously injured in a suicide attack Wednesday at a U.N. base in town of Ansongo in northern Mali, a spokesman for the peacekeeping mission said.

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  18. Source California Energy Services completed financing for Niger coal and power projectRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 14, 2015 | MBendi

    It has been reported that US firm Source California Energy Services has completed financing for a 740 billion CFA francs open-cast coal and power project in Niger. The project is expected to produce 600 megawatts for the national grid.

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  19. Westfield/Mayville Rotary supports education in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 11, 2015 | Observer

    The Westfield/Mayville Rotary Club recently supported a children's literacy education program in Niger, Africa, by matching $1,000 with Rotary Foundation District 7090's same The $2,000 grant supported the purchase of instructional materials for children's literacy education, explained Jim Wakeman, W/M Rotary's Foundation Chairman/Club Grant Manager. "The literacy materials were purchased in August and delivered in October to several schools in villages near the capital city of Niamey, Niger."

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  20. Niger isolates suspected bird flu farm as region takes precautionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Apr 10, 2015 | AlertNet

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