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Panic in West Africa after Ebola outbreak in Guinea

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Panic in West Africa after Ebola outbreak in Guinea

Fear is spreading all over West Africa after the health ministry in Guinea confirmed the first Ebola outbreak in this part of Africa. According to official numbers, at least 86 are infected and 59 are dead as a result of this very contagious disease. Today also the World Health Organisation (WHO) issued a risk warning to neighbour countries, where several cases of suspected Ebola infections ...

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    Somalia executes three suspected militants by firing squad

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    CAR rebels attack Barthe Cortes’s private airport

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    Nigeria second only to China in private jets

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    Nigeria: Businesses shrug off forex decline

    In the first quarter of the year Nigeria’s economic indicators were negative. Falls in foreign direct investment (FDI), foreign exchange reserves, equities and bond markets remained sources of worry. The Nigerian Stock Exchange’s (NSE) maiden foreign investment report showed that ...

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    Nigerian president replaces state oil firm’s leadership

    Jonathan is intervening in one of the country’s most powerful institutions and the source of 80 per cent of government revenues. Joseph Thlama Dawha replaces Andrew Yakubu as NNPC group managing director. Reuben Abati, a spokesman for Goodluck Jonathan’s office, ...

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    Ebola virus: Kwara Commences Sensitisation Programmes

    The All Progressives Congress, APC, Kwara State chapter, at the weekend said the state government has commenced sensitiSation programmes on integrated disease surveillance research (IDSR) for all heads of health departments in all 16 local government councils so as to ...

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    Cape records bumper summer season

    International arrivals to Cape Town over the 2013/14 summer season were up by 15% compared to the previous year, the city’s tourism director Anton Groenewald said on Wednesday. Arrivals from regional Africa by air also increased from October 2013, culminating ...

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    How Telkom tried to own the internet in SA

    Telkom tried to gain monopolistic control over South Africa’s Internet in the mid-nineties, only to be stopped by a group of Internet service providers (ISPs) under the umbrella of the Internet Service Providers’ Association (ISPA). In 1997, the South African ...

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