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  1. Amid ongoing Ebola outbreak, UN ramps up Organization-wide responseRead the original story

    1 hr ago | United Nations

    WHO welcomes the donation by the Public Health Agency of Canada of 800 vials of one of the leading candidate Ebola vaccines, rVSV-ZEBOV. Photo: WHO/M.

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  2. Tourists watch rare alignment of sun illuminating statues in ancient Egyptian templeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Weyburn Review

    Hundreds of visitors gathered in Egypt on Wednesday at the Great Temple of Ramses II to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local dignitaries and tourists patiently waited for the sun to send a beam of light into the ancient temple's dark inner chamber for over 10 minutes, lighting three of four enormous, 22-meter -high statues.

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  3. The Killing of Anni: Defence roughs up prosecution's ballistics expertRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    We all know the police service in South Africa is under-resourced and under pressure. It is a highly challenging job, particularly in a country with a crime rate as high as ours and where badly paid police officers are often expected to play the role of social workers, deal with a legacy of a fractured society as well as prevent crime.

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  4. Jenna's story: Every breath countsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    ... lungs, fast. Jenna is one of 4,300 adults and children on the waiting list for organ or cornea transplants in South Africa. The greatest demand is for kidneys which can also be donated by . It perhaps doesn't sound like that many. (There are ...

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  5. NBC News president says Snyderman will return to work next monthRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Washington Post

    ... reporting from the front lines of this tragic and monumental story," writes Turness. While with Snyderman & Co. in Africa, Mukpo contracted the Ebola virus and was flown to a Nebraska hospital. The memo is newsworthy because Snyderman was spotted ...

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  6. Rangers: Dave King in talks with Sandy EasdaleRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Scotsman.com

    ... aham Wallace and Philip Nash removed from the board. King might have to explain convictions for tax offences in South Africa to the Scottish Football Association, as part of its fit-and-proper-persons test, should he assume control of Rangers.

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  7. Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones for fight against EbolaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Scoop

    ... patients can contact their families using the devices. Samsung is also supporting various efforts to defeat Ebola in Africa, including providing financial support for the purchase of hazmat suits in Ghana and distribution of hand sanitisers in the ...

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  8. President ObamaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | KHOU-TV Houston

    Special report: America's perpetual state of emergency The United States is in a perpetual state of emergency. Thirty separate emergencies, in fact.

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  9. Ebola hits home in Britain even with no victimsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | LA Daily News

    ... room patient with a fever was placed in isolation this weekend after he revealed he'd recently returned from Africa. Officials relaxed when tests showed he wasn't carrying the virus and hadn't visited any countries where Ebola is actually present. ...

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  10. Ebola Fought Along Colonial-Era Lines in West AfricaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bloomberg

    Airmen from the 633rd Medical Group of the U.S. Air Force set up tents for a 25-bed hospital to aid Liberian health workers infected with Ebola near Monrovia, Liberia, on Oct. 8, 2014. Close

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  11. African bishops oppose closing borders in fight against EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Catholic World News

    "The closing of borders is not the solution to Ebola," the Symposium of the Episcopal Conferences of Africa and Madagascar said in a statement released to the Fides news agency. Concluding a meeting in Doula, Cameroon, the SECAM bishops acknowledged the suffering of Ebola victims and of the countries where the epidemic has been particularly widespread.

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  12. .com | Corruption in Southern CapeRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | News24

    ... and was send to Kuruman to relief a Senior Magistrate. During this time, I experienced the APARTHEID LAWS of South Africa and I refused, as a very young Relief Magistrate, to apply the prescribed fines for pass-laws in court. I then resigned from ...

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  13. Supporting Amama not a crime - OpondoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Mr Opondo, however, noted that the standards need for one to acquire a leadership position in NRM are stipulated in the party constitution, adding that the party has not yet set a time table for the nomination of the presidential flag bearer, thus no one should move around showing intentions. Gulu- The executive director of Uganda Media Centre, Mr Ofwono Opondo, has hinted that there is nothing wrong with any NRM party member showing support to former prime minister Amama Mbabazi.

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  14. Works on Kibaale - Kiboga road startRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Kibaale- The rehabilitation works on Kibaale-Kiboga road have commenced. According to Eng Jonathan Wazimbe, the manager of Uganda National Roads Authority Hoima Station, the road, which will connect Kibaale, Kiboga and Kyankwanzi districts, runs from Masodde through Nkooko, Kisita to Nalweyo and will cost Shs2.5 billion.

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  15. To make the most of this crisis, NRM must look beyond Museveni, MbabaziRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    The fight between President Museveni and Amama Mbabazi is a crisis the ruling NRM party should seize with both hands, not to choose one, but to look beyond the two. It is likely to be wasted.

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  16. We owe Uganda's health workers boundless gratitudeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    On Tuesday evening, I ran into one of my elementary school classmates, a pharmacist with both Hospice and the Cancer Society. He had a long tale.

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  17. Ugandans are poor because they are lazy and they celebrate mediocrityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    ... and must be seen to mourn because everybody is on hi-alert to smother us with pity and understanding. That's why Africa's beggars front their disability as the license for begging, while Europeans front their disability to prove it is not inability. ...

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  18. Tourists watch solar alignment in Egypt templeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WTVC

    Hundreds of visitors have gathered at the Great Temple of Ramses II in Egypt to watch the sun illuminate colossal statues, a rare 3,200-year-old astronomical ceremony that happens twice a year. At dawn at Abu Simbel, local dignitaries and tourists on Wednesday waited for the sun to send a beam of light into the ancient temple's dark inner chamber for over 10 minutes, lighting three of four enormous, 22-meter -high statues.

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  19. Against all odds: How PWDs struggle to access servicesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Although the law provides for fair treatment of people with disabilities, many still face discrimination. Michael Agaba speaks to four people who tell him their struggles and triumphs.

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  20. Rural Africa can't stem spread of EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Windsor Beacon

    ... a vehicle to be driven to a treatment center more than 100 miles away. While much of the fight against Ebola in West Africa focuses on highly populated cities, often overlooked are rural areas where inadequate infrastructure and health care fuel its ...

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