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2 hrs ago | TheBlaze.com

Gov't Says All U.S. Health Care Facilities Need to Be Ready for ...

While government officials and top doctors have maintained that they don't think Ebola will become a widespread issue in the United States, the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is recommending all health care facilities in the country "be prepared for managing patients with infectious diseases such as Ebola virus disease." Men walk past Ebola prevention posters in a suburb of Dakar on September 11, 2014.

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Related Topix: Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, US Politics, US News

15 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

APO Announces Finalists for the 2014 APO Media Award

DAKAR, Senegal, September 15, 2014/African Press Organization / Ten African journalists, including three in Kenya, two in Ethiopia, two in South Africa, one in Burkina Faso, one in Ghana, and one in Rwanda, APO Media Award celebrates brilliant and inspiring stories about Africa. Stories are judged on content, writing, analysis, creativity, human interest and community impact.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

Crofs Blogs

WHO: Ebola situation in Senegal remains stable

The situation in Senegal, which confirmed its first case of Ebola virus disease on 29 August, remains stable. To date, 67 close contacts of the initial case have been identified and monitored twice daily.

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Related Topix: Travel, Senegal Travel, Africa Travel, World News, Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

In-depth Africa

Virtuoso Of Senegambia - The Formidable Soundioulou Cissokho

The Grand Master of Kora Music of the Senegambia and the Royal Sound of Manding Kora Music Kmokho Kandara Bamody Cissokho was born in 1921 in Senegal, Ziguinchor in Casamance. Kmokho Kandara Bamody Cissokho, known as Soundioulo Cissokho is the son of the famous Korafol, Kimintang Cissokho, alias Bah Djaly, Jl of king Abdou N'Diaye, and Caroline Da Silva, a princess of Guinea Bissau.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

In-depth Africa

APO named official wire service for Aviation Africa 2015

DAKAR, Senegal, September 11, 2014/African Press Organization / Aerocomm Ltd has named APO the official wire service of Aviation Africa 2015 , a 2-day Summit & Exhibition, which takes place 10-11 May 2015 in Dubai, UAE. Aviation Africa 2015's press releases will be distributed via Africa Wire, the newswire service for press release distribution and monitoring in Africa.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Marcus Center to Welcome Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir, 11/3

The Marcus Center will present The Senegal St. Joseph Gospel Choir for one night only on Monday, November 3 at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $35 and $15 for children and students.

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Science Daily

Male-male bonds as a key to the evolution of complex social systems

A new study shows tolerance and cooperative ties between male Guinea baboons. Contests, threats, at best ignore one another: The relationships between male mammals are usually described in this or a similar way.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

The Daily Star

Guinean Ebola patient recovers in Senegal

DAKAR: A Guinean student who was Senegal's only confirmed case in the deadly Ebola epidemic has recovered, the health ministry said Wednesday. Senegal became the fifth country affected by the West African outbreak when the student crossed the border just before it closed on August 21. "We conducted two sets of tests.

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CNews

Guinean brought Ebola to Senegal, recovered

Health workers wearing protective clothing prepare themselves before to carrying an abandoned dead body presenting with Ebola symptoms at Duwala market in Monrovia August 17, 2014. DAKAR- A Guinean student who brought Ebola to Senegal has recovered from the disease and is resting before he is expected to return home, Senegal's health minister said on Wednesday.

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Related Topix: World News, Liberia, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Weekend

'No Man's Job': Inside The Lives Of Senegal's Female Mechanics

Photographer Anthony Kurtz traveled to Senegal in 2011 as a volunteer for the organization Walking Tree and later spent 10 days documenting the lives of female auto mechanics in the capital, Dakar. The women in his series, titled " No Man's Job ," are bold and courageous.

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Wed Sep 03, 2014

Connecticut Post

US officials: Ebola poses threat to humanity

This Aug. 18, 2014 file photo shows a health worker carrying gloves at an Ebola treatment center in the city of Monrovia, Liberia.

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Tue Sep 02, 2014

Ghanamma.com

West African civil society groups push for 'ECOWAS Special Envoy on Ebola'

More than one hundred civil society groups in the West Africa have met in Senegal, Dakar to push for a Special Envoy on Ebola to facilitate efforts to contain the deadly disease in the sub-region.

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AllAfrica.com

Africa: Corruption Concerns Taint Burgeoning China-Africa Trade

Africa's mineral, timber, and oil wealth has been highly sought - and fought over - for years, mainly by Western nations.

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Mon Sep 01, 2014

Malaysian National News Agency

Senegal: Government Strengthens Measures Against Ebola

The Senegalese government is taking necessary measures to check the spread of the Ebola Virus Disease in the country, President Macky Sall said, assuring that vital medical services have been mobilised to prevent a recurrence of the disease.

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AlertNet

Poor response to Ebola causing needless deaths - World Bank head

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Nigeria, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

WLNE-TV Providence

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

Several shootings have been reported near the route of New York City's West Indian Day Parade just hours before its start.

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Cybercast News Service

Senegal monitors contacts of 1st Ebola patient

Senegalese authorities on Monday were monitoring everyone who was in contact with a student infected with Ebola who crossed into the country, and who has lost three family members to the disease.

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Windsor Beacon

Senegal monitors contacts of first Ebola patient

Health workers carry the body of a man, right, suspected of dying from the Ebola virus and left in the street, in the capital city of Monrovia, Liberia, in this file photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014.

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Sun Aug 31, 2014

InsideHalton.com

WHO: Senegal Ebola case 'a top priority emergency'

The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.

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The Winnipeg Free Press

WHO says equipment needed to contain Ebola in Senegal, calling case 'a top priority emergency'

The effort to contain Ebola in Senegal is "a top priority emergency," the World Health Organization said Sunday, as the government continued tracing everyone who came in contact with a Guinean student who has tested positive for the deadly disease in the capital, Dakar.

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