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  1. Noted Conservator to Lead Gallery Talk and Workshop on Textiles at the Neuberger Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... costumes, and archeological, ethnographic and other textiles. With a childhood spent in Rio de Janeiro, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, and St. Petersburg, Russia and elsewhere, Ms. Verdon developed a passion for textiles, feathers, shells, beads at a ...

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  2. MAPMECHANICS boosts the range of scalable digital mapping available for AfricaRead the original story

    23 hrs ago | PR Log

    ... Verde, Central African Republic, Chad, Democratic Republic of the Congo, Equatorial Guinea, Ethiopia, Gabon, Guinea-Bissau, Republic of the Congo, Sao Tome and Principe. Mapmechanics already offers HERE mapping for many of the more prominent African ...

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  3. Noted Conservator to Lead Gallery Talk and Workshop on Textiles at the Neuberger Museum of ArtRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Patch.com

    ... costumes, and archeological, ethnographic and other textiles. With a childhood spent in Rio de Janeiro, Guinea-Bissau, West Africa, and St. Petersburg, Russia and elsewhere, Ms. Verdon developed a passion for textiles, feathers, shells, beads at a ...

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  4. Latino Evangelicals Call For An End To The Death PenaltyRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | Switched

    The National Latino Evangelical Coalition urged their 3,000 member congregations to end capital punishment. Photo courtesy of Heather Beaudoin A leading group of Latino evangelicals has called for an end to state-sanctioned capital punishment, the first national association of evangelicals to do so.

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  5. Africa: Online System Enhances Use of Medicines Among PatientsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 30 | AllAfrica.com

    Napteker is an African online systematic pharmaceutical directory that provides education and information to its users on important issues pertaining to use of medicines in Africa, such as dosage, drug and food interaction. It also provides information on side effects related to the use of certain medicines.

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  6. Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Announce Agreement to Deliver Retail...Read the original story

    Monday Mar 23 | ThomasNet

    AUCKLAND, New Zealand and DUBAI, United Arab Emirates - Verifone Mobile Money and MTN Group, today announced an agreement to deliver retail payment devices to merchants across 16 of MTN's operating countries. The solution will enable customers to pay for goods and services using their mobile phone and MTN Mobile Money wallet, while merchants will be provided with payment terminal solutions from Verifone.

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  7. African Markets - Factors to watch on March 26Read the original story

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Reuters

    ... regime in 2014. GUINEA BISSAU AID International donors pledged more than one billion euros ($1.10 billion) for Guinea-Bissau on Wednesday to support a 10-year development plan aimed at giving the country a new start after prolonged political ...

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  8. Donors pledge more than one billion euros for Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | AlertNet

    ... site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. A man looks out of the window of a house in Bissau, Guinea-Bissau, April 16, 2014. REUTERS/Joe Penney BRUSSELS, March 25 (Reuters) - International donors pledged more than one billion euros ...

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  9. Are African peacekeepers prone to mutiny?Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Washington Post

    An African Union peacekeeper walks through thick vegetation as he pursues possible Christian anti-Balaka militia who tried to attack a group of ethnic Muslim Peul near the town of Bouar, Central African Republic, on March 9, 2014. Last month's farewell ceremony to Gambian troops participating in the Darfur peacekeeping mission ended up sounding like a warning rather than the intended pep talk.

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  10. EU pledges 160 mn euros in aid to Guinea-BissauRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | The Peninsula

    Brussels--The EU on Wednesday pledged 160 million euros in aid for Guinea-Bissau to bolster democracy and speed up economic recovery in the west African country. It made the announcement during an international conference in Brussels in support of Guinea-Bissau attended by the country's president Jose Mario Vaz, as well as UN and EU officials.

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  11. My vision of Nigeria in four years by Goodluck JonathanRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Mar 25 | Vanguard

    ... in Mali against the extremists; and in support of democracy in Ivory Coast, Guinea, Niger, Burkina Faso and Guinea-Bissau. What we support abroad, we champion at home: democracy, freedom and the rule of law. It is a proud record and a reflection of ...

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  12. Supporting Guinea Bissau's Fresh Start to a More Prosperous FutureRead the original story

    Tuesday Mar 24 | PressReleasePoint

    WASHINGTON, March 24, 2015- The World Bank Group announced today that it is resuming development operations in the West African nation of Guinea Bissau. The announcement came during a discussion by the Bank's Board of Executive Directors on the future of its relationship with Guinea Bissau after the Bank suspended operations following a military coup.

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  13. More Read the original story

    Saturday Mar 21 | KNDO

    By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the deadliest ever recorded. There weren't enough beds for patients and many were refusing to seek treatment, driving the outbreak underground.

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  14. WHO delayed global Ebola alert for fear it'd be seen as - hostile act'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Dallas Morning News

    In Guinea, a man dug a grave in the bush where 26 other Ebola victims were buried in July. WHO documents indicate that Guinea's health ministry was obscuring the virus's true reach there; one report suggested the nation's mining industry was a factor.

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  15. Email: WHO resisted declaring Ebola emergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Columbian

    By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the deadliest ever recorded. There weren't enough beds for patients and many were refusing to seek treatment, driving the outbreak underground.

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  16. CIDRAP: Documents shed new light on WHO's slow Ebola responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | Crofs Blogs

    Via CIDRAP, Lisa Schnirring wraps up a bad day on the Ebola front: Documents shed new light on WHO's slow Ebola response . Excerpt : Leaked documents from the World Health Organization suggest that the agency delayed declaring a global health emergency for Ebola for 2 months, partly because of political reasons, according to an investigation by the Associated Press In other developments, a newly confirmed Ebola case in Liberia's capital was announced today after 3 weeks without one, which will delay the country's quest for Ebola-free status.

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  17. Ebola alarm delayed two monthsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The New Zealand Herald

    By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic centred on Guinea was the deadliest ever recorded. Foreign workers were being evacuated.

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  18. UN health agency resisted declaring Ebola emergency on economic, political grounds: emailsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | National Post

    By early June of last year, the Ebola epidemic in West Africa was the deadliest ever recorded. There weren't enough beds for patients and many were refusing to seek treatment, driving the outbreak underground.

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  19. Why WHO waited on Ebola: E-mails reveal politics behind slow responseRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | The Globe and Mail

    The logo of the World Health Organization is seen at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, on June 11, 2009. The logo of the World Health Organization is seen at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, on June 11, 2009.

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  20. Emails: UN Health Agency Resisted Declaring Ebola EmergencyRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Mar 20 | ABC News

    In this Friday, Aug. 8, 2014 file photo, Director-General of the World Health Organization Dr. Margaret Chan, left, and Assistant Director-General of Health Security Keiji Fukuda, right, confer during a news conference after an emergency meeting at the WHO headquarters in Geneva, Switzerland. In a delay that may have cost lives, the World Health Organization resisted calling the Ebola outbreak in West Africa a public health emergency until the summer of 2014, two months after staff raised the possibility and long after a senior manager called for a drastic change in strategy, The Associated Press has learned.

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