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Ebola Crisis Causes Mercy Ships to Cancel Deployment

An international medical organization maintains that collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic has forced the cancellation of medical teams to various locations around the world.

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Tue Aug 19, 2014

Vanguard

Two siblings, woman burnt to death in Ogun

The incident occurred when two vehicles being used for bunkering business had a head-on collision and burst into flame.

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Christianity Today

Ebola Keeps Mercy Ships, African Evangelical Leaders Away from West Africa

However, African health care workers have been hit hard with 80 fatalities from Ebola, according to the World Health Organization .

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AllAfrica.com

East Africa: How the EAC Locked Horns With the EU Over the EPA Negotiations

In a new series of guest articles on the negotiations underway to agree a set of Economic Partnership Agreements , Godfrey Ssali from the Uganda Manufacturers Association explains what is behind the current deadlock between the East African Community and the European Union .

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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Marine News

Ebola Outbreak Delays Mercy Ships Sail to Africa

The Africa Mercy adjusts plans to bring hope and healing in the midst of current uncertainties Collateral hardship from the Ebola epidemic now includes a delay for Mercy Ships, which operates the world's largest civilian hospital ship in ports on the West Coast of Africa.

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Fri Aug 15, 2014

News24

.com | Benin arrests 3 on suspicion of ivory smuggling

Three men - two Guineans and an Ivorian - were in custody in Benin on Friday on suspicion of ivory trafficking, police in the financial hub of Cotonou said.

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Tue Aug 12, 2014

Ghanamma.com

AL-SMITH: Why Mahama's Commission Of Inquiry Can't Beat The GFA

A large chunk of Ghana's 25 million citizens would dearly want the current GFA administration to be brought down to earth because it is felt they are too powerful.

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Mon Aug 11, 2014

Vanguard

I used Police uniform to smuggle cars from Benin Republic -Suspect

The Lagos State Police Command has arrested a 46-year-old man who masquerades as an Assistant Commissioner of Police.

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PhysOrg Weblog

Test results negative on two possible Ebola cases in Benin

Tests on two patients in the west African country of Benin have proved negative for Ebola, the country's health minister said on Monday.

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Fri Aug 08, 2014

ITV

Fifth African country announces possible Ebola patient

Benin's health minister told state television that a hospital in the country is treating a a Nigerian man who is thought to be carrying the disease.

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Thu Aug 07, 2014

Channel3000

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State Department

Benin's National Day

On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States, I congratulate the people of Benin as you celebrate the 54th anniversary of your nation's independence on August 1. Benin is a beacon of progress for all of West Africa.

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The Baltimore Sun

Benin hospital treating Nigerian Ebola suspect: health minister

A hospital in Benin is treating a Nigerian man suspected of having contracted Ebola and authorities have sent a sample of his blood to Senegal for testing, Health Minister Dorothee Gazard said on state television on Thursday.

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Wed Aug 06, 2014

NewsOK.com

Obama, African leaders confront continent's crises

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Sun Aug 03, 2014

The Daily Star

Hometown mourns slain honorary consul

MEZYARA, Lebanon:The funeral of Lebanon's slain honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri was held in the Mezyara town of Zghorta Sunday.

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Fri Aug 01, 2014

Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia's provisions of power, infrastructure win recognition - Friday, 01 August 2014 15:59

Addis Ababa, 1 August 2014 - The rapid growth Ethiopia has been registering in the provision of Power and infrastructure has won recognition, according to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs said.

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The Peninsula

Emir, PM congratulate Benin president

DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Friday a cable of congratulations to President of Republic of Benin on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

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Thu Jul 31, 2014

United Nations

At UN-backed summit, least developed countries urge enhanced partnerships, aid commitments

Ministerial Conference on New Partnerships for the Development of Productive Capacities in LDCs, comes to an end in Cotonou, Benin.

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The Daily Star

Lebanese honorary consul for Benin assassinated

BEIRUT: Lebanon's honorary consul for the West African state of Benin, Assaad Shaghouri, was gunned down by unknown assailants in neighboring Togo where he was about to inaugurate a private business, media reports said Thursday.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Nigeria: Nigerian Firm to Export Cars to African Countries

Nigeria's leading indigenous automobile manufacturer, Innoson Vehicles Manufacturing Company Limited, is planning to export its passenger car brands to West African countries, especially Republic of Benin and Ghana, as soon as the vehicles are finally rolled out from the company's plant in Nnewi, Anambra State.

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