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  1. Early Release: Importation and Containment of Ebola Virus Disease...Read the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

    On August 29, 2014, Senegal confirmed its first case of Ebola virus disease in a Guinean man, aged 21 years, who had traveled from Guinea to Dakar, Senegal, in mid-August to visit family.

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  2. Senegal looks to desalination to prevent new water shortagesRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Reuters

    Senegal water company Senegalaise des Eaux will look to desalination to keep supplies flowing in the rapidly growing capital city of Dakar and try to avoid a repeat of last year's shortages, the firm's chief executive said. A bustling hub for investors and aid organisations in francophone West Africa, Dakar is built on a peninsula jutting into the Atlantic Ocean and is hemmed in by the arid Sahel belt, with no large supplies of water for more than 200 kilometres.

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  3. Places you won't think existRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | Fox News

    ... bigger than America's largest, in Death Valley. -Ken Jennings Just under an hour from Dakar, the capital city of Senegal, sits this naturally pink lake. Lake Retba, or Lac Rose, gets its distinctive color from a bacteria that produces a red pigment ...

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  4. UN mission to combat Ebola opens HQ in GhanaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 30, 2014 | HeraldNet

    ... is likely an underestimate of the true toll, said WHO. Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea have been hit hardest. Senegal and Nigeria have also been touched, but have not reported a new case in weeks. In the face of desperate calls from governments and ...

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  5. Where Ebola isn'tRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 29, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    ... areas but not in others. A terrified civil servant took Ebola to Nigeria, and a Guinean student took it to Dakar in Senegal. But it's fizzled out in those countries, and we owe their health ministries a unanimous vote of thanks. It remains stuck in ...

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  6. Macky Sall discusses end of Sonatel's concession in October 2017, let the games beginRead the original story

    Sep 23, 2014 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    Sonatel operating licences, which are due to expire in October 2017, were the key focus of a meeting called by President Macky Sall this week. Coming only months after a high profile meeting with Stephane Richard, the of the telco's parent Orange Group, in April 2014 - when Richard reaffirmed the French company's commitment to Senegal - Sall's decision to call together no fewer than eight high-ranking ministers and officials to discuss the ending of the concession agreement it first awarded in July 1997, is seen as both politically sensitive and interesting.

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  7. No link between Sheikh Jaber Bridge and fish deaths: CabinetRead the original story

    Sep 22, 2014 | Arab Times

    ... Moreover, the revised charter of the Organization of Islamic Cooperation (OIC), which was adopted in Dakar in Senegal, was granted during the cabinet meeting. All the memos of understanding and agreements were referred to His Highness the Amir ...

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  8. Dominique Badji continues midseason scoring streak against PrincetonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Daily Free Press

    ... his first goal of the season in the 16th minute when he powered the ball into the right side of the net. The Dakar, Senegal native added an assist later in the match when he fed the ball to freshman midfielder David Amirani for the game-winner in ...

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  9. Men's soccer settles for draw against PrincetonRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | The Daily Free Press

    ... Princeton outshooting BU 15-14. The Terriers found a spark plug in Badji, who had five shots on the day. The Dakar, Senegal native left the game in the 21st minute after he caught an elbow to the face off an attempted header, but was able to return ...

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  10. Elemental discoveries at the Atrium Fall/Winter show in MorristownRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | Morristown Green

    ... of the four elements. Beatrice was born in Tours, France, and now lives in Harlem, New York. Ibou was born in Dakar, Senegal, and now lives in Jersey City. They both share a passion for African culture, politics, and contemporary conflict. Artists ...

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  11. West Africa gears up to contain Ebola spreadRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 22, 2014 | IRIN

    ... is having access to timely funding, said the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA). Senegal currently has US$5.7 million at the ready to use towards Ebola preparation and prevention. Mali has around $3.6 million and Cte ...

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  12. Heads of State, ministers to attend 2nd Africa Business ForumRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 21, 2014 | Vanguard

    The Dubai Chamber of Commerce and Industry announced that Ethiopia, Ghana, Rwanda and Senegal Heads of State, as well as several ministers and dignitaries have confirmed their presence at the 2nd Africa Global Business Forum, due to take place in Dubai in October. The forum is to be held under the patronage of HH Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum, UAE Vice-President and Prime Minister and Ruler of Dubai.

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  13. OCHA: Ebola as of September 18Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 20, 2014 | Crofs Blogs

    ... rs away, without leaving a string of persisting outbreaks along the way? If one Guinean case got as far as Dakar, in Senegal, why didn't he infect anyone else on his own long journey?

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  14. Senegal: Supported By USAID Guarantee, City of Dakar Announces First...Read the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | AllAfrica.com

    The City of Dakar announced today its plans to issue the first non-sovereign-backed municipal bond in all of Sub-Saharan Africa outside of South Africa. The $41.8 million bond, backed by a U.S. Agency for International Development Development Credit Authority bond guarantee, will raise funds for the construction of a marketplace for more than 3,500 street vendors.

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  15. Germany, France to provide airlifts in Ebola fightRead the original story

    Sep 19, 2014 | WTOV9

    The foreign ministry said late Friday that 100 soldiers and two military planes will initially be provided for the operation, which might use Dakar in Senegal as a hub. Germany also plans to help set up field hospitals, provide military equipment and conduct training for medical staff in West Africa.

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  16. Germany, France plan air lifts to help fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | PhysOrg Weblog

    ... Angela Merkel and military officials said on Friday. Merkel said Germany "will establish airlifts from Dakar (Senegal) from where deliveries can be made to all three countries, Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea". Government ministries were still ...

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  17. Germany, France to provide airlifts to West Africa to aid in Ebola fightRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | Star Tribune

    The foreign ministry said late Friday that 100 soldiers and two military planes will initially be provided for the operation, which might use Dakar in Senegal as a hub. Germany also plans to help set up field hospitals, provide military equipment and conduct training for medical staff in West Africa.

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  18. Merkel pledges aid to fight Ebola in West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 18, 2014 | Deutsche Welle

    ... Ebola outbreak has taken, German Chancellor Angela Merkel said Friday that Germany would base military planes in Senegal, supply a mobile clinic and potentially train personnel. At least 5,500 people have been infected in the current outbreak, ...

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  19. Sierra Leone to shut down for 3 days to slow EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | GlobalNews

    Shoppers in Sierra Leone rushed to stock up on food ahead of a three-day nationwide shutdown, during which the country's 6 million people will be confined to their homes while volunteers search house-to-house for Ebola victims in hiding and hand out soap in a desperate bid to slow the accelerating outbreak. The disease sweeping West Africa has also touched Liberia, Guinea, Nigeria and Senegal and is believed to have sickened more than 5,300 people, the World Health Organization reported.

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  20. Senegal says no risk of Ebola spreading from imported caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 19, 2014 | AlertNet

    ... By continuing to browse our site, you are giving your consent for us to set cookies. DAKAR, Sept 19 (Reuters) - Senegal's health minister said on Friday there was no further risk of Ebola spreading in the West African country, following the end of a ...

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