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16 hrs ago | Chosun Ilbo

U.S. Ambassador 'to Get Senior State Department Post'

U.S. President Barack Obama on Tuesday appointed James Zumwalt, the State Department official handling Korean and other East Asian affairs, as new ambassador to Senegal and Guinea Bissau.

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20 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

Police to contain traffic situation during ECOWAS summit

Accra, July 9, GNA - Mr Awuni Angwubutoge, Director General of the Motor Traffic and Transport Department of the Ghana Police service, Wednesday gave the assurance that they would work hard to ensure free flow of traffic during the two-day ECOWAS summit in Accra.

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Related Topix: Ghana, Africa, World News

Tue Jul 08, 2014

KCCI-TV Des Moines

11 African nations OK plan to tackle Ebola

The World Health Organization says the current Ebola "epidemic trend shows a mixed picture," in Africa according to a statement released early Tuesday.

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

Project Syndicate

West Africa's Misguided War on Drugs

A recent estimate by the United Kingdom's Office for National Statistics that the market for illegal drugs adds A 4.4 billion annually to the country's economy gives a sense of the astonishing scale of the illicit narcotics trade.

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Related Topix: Drugs, Prison, World News, Africa, Drug Addiction (Substance Abuse), Health, Opinion

Mon Jul 07, 2014

Ghanamma.com

President Mahama to host ECOWAS summit in Accra

Accra, July 7, GNA - President John Dramani Mahama, Chairman of the Authority of Heads of State and Government of the Economic Community of West African States , will host the sub-regional leaders for a two-day summit in Accra.

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Fri Jul 04, 2014

Yahoo!

G.Bissau gets new government

Guinea-Bissau's Prime Minister Domingos Simoes Pereira presented his new government Friday, less than two weeks after the president vowed to fight poverty and bring stability to the impoverished West African nation.

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KSBW-TV

11 African nations OK plan to tackle Ebola

With their countries facing an Ebola epidemic of "unprecedented" proportions, the health ministers of 11 African nations have agreed to a joint strategy to try to stem its deadly advance.

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

Thu Jul 03, 2014

CNN

Ebola: Can nations stop the virus from spreading?

African ministers and health experts are meeting in Ghana with one thing on their minds: how to stop the biggest ever outbreak of the Ebola virus from extending its deadly reach still further.

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Related Topix: World News, Ghana, Africa, Guinea, Congo, Epidemic, Natural Disasters

Wed Jul 02, 2014

Dorchester Reporter, Dorchester MA

Cape Verdean cuisine finds home in Dot

With Cape Verde's Independence Day coming up on Saturday- a day after our own July Fourth holiday- it's a perfect time to drop in and bask in the festivity and experience comfort food, Cape Verdean-style.

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Related Topix: Cape Verde, World News, Life, Food, Dining, Angola, Africa, Mozambique

WTOP-FM Washington

Loide mixes Portuguese, jazz

First of all, have you ever heard of Afro-Lusophone Jazz? If you haven't, don't feel too bad.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Pop/Rock, Sade, Jazz, Sarah Vaughan

Tue Jul 01, 2014

BBC News

Crisis meeting as Ebola toll rises

The World Health Organization is hosting an emergency meeting in Ghana on Wednesday on the deadly Ebola outbreak in West Africa.

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BBC News

Ebola: WHO calls emergency meeting

Health ministers from 11 African countries are meeting in Accra, Ghana, in an attempt to "get a grip" on the deadly and worsening Ebola outbreak.

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The China Post

Taiwan not welcome at Canada Day events

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs yesterday expressed regret over a foreign media report that said Taiwan has been put on a list of countries unwelcome at Canada Day events organized by the Canadian government because the North American country does not recognize the R.O.C. as a sovereign state.

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Canada Day, Africa, World News

Mon Jun 30, 2014

AlertNet

Alarming spread of Ebola

The spread of Ebola in West Africa is alarming and needs a regional response, says children's charity Plan International.

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AllAfrica.com

Gambia: Vaz Hails Jammeh's Donation of Vehicles

The new Bissau Guinean leader, H.E Jose Mario Vaz has thanked his Gambian counterpart, H.E Sheikh Prof.

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Sun Jun 29, 2014

Brandon Sun

Foreign Affairs puts pariah states on 'do not invite' Canada Day receptions list

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper walks past Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit Thursday Sept.5, 2013 in St.Petersburg, Russia.

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Related Topix: North America, Canada, World News, Life, Holidays, Canada Day, Stephen Harper, Vladimir Putin, Africa

DurhamRegion.com

Foreign Affairs list cites pariah countries

The Harper government is snubbing officials from a select group of pariah states, ordering its diplomatic missions around the world not to invite them to receptions celebrating Canada Day on July 1. Foreign Affairs circulates a "persona non grata" list in June each year, warning its embassies, consulates and other missions to bar them from local ... (more)

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Related Topix: Life, Holidays, Canada Day, North America, Canada, World News, Africa, Vladimir Putin

SooToday

Foreign Affairs list cites pariah countries

Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper walks past Russian President Vladimir Putin at the G20 Summit Thursday Sept.5, 2013 in St.Petersburg, Russia.

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Sat Jun 28, 2014

AllAfrica.com

Africa: Investment in Agriculture Crucial for Africa

Mozambican Prime Minister Alberto Vaquina on Friday said that investment in agriculture, and consequently in a good diet, is a guarantee that the population will be able to face the challenges of development.

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Related Topix: Equatorial Guinea, World News, Africa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, South Sudan

AlertNet

West African nations should be prepared for Ebola - WHO

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