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10 hrs ago | 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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18 hrs ago | 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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Related Topix: Prison, Xi Jinping, World News, Africa, Li Keqiang

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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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Thailand,

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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Related Topix: Africa, Liberia,

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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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa,

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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Sat Aug 30, 2014

Daily Mail

Ebola spreads to Senegal - but quarantine is lifted in slum area of Liberian capital

Cold case murder 'solved' with LEGO: Toy blocks unexamined in slaying of elderly woman lead police to her 'killer' 26 years later 'I was ready to give up': Tourist whose leg was amputated after a New York taxi plowed into her a year ago reveals how she hit rock bottom before vowing to live again Ultra-Orthodox Jews who moved from Canada to ... (more)

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Related Topix: Liberia, World News, Africa, Epidemic, Natural Disasters, Israel, Middle East,

Deseret News

Liberia reopens slum barricaded to fight Ebola

People celebrate on a street after Liberian authorities reopened West Point slum where tens of thousands of people were barricaded amid the country's Ebola outbreak, in Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 30, 2014.

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Related Topix: Liberia, Africa, World News,

Fri Aug 29, 2014

SFGate

News of the day From Across the Globe, Aug. 30

Now health officials must try to identify and monitor all of his contacts in Senegal's capital of Dakar - no small feat in a metropolitan area with more than 2 million people.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Ebola arrives in Senegal as outbreak accelerates

Former Virginia Gov. Bob McDonnell took bribes and sold his office to promote a sketchy nutritional supplement for a businessman who showered him and his wife with more than $165,000 in loans and gifts, including designer... By MARILYNN MARCHIONE AP Chief Medical Writer An experimental Ebola drug healed all 18 monkeys infected with the deadly virus ... (more)

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CFRA

Senegalese health minister confirms West African country's 1st case of Ebola

A man infected with Ebola travelled to Senegal, becoming the first recorded in this country of an outbreak that has hit four other West African countries and has killed more than 1,500 people, the Ministry of Health said Friday.

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The Star Online

Guinean student is first case of Ebola confirmed in Senegal

Senegal, a major hub for the business and aid community in West Africa, became the region's fifth country to confirm a case of Ebola on Friday after a student arrived from neighbouring Guinea carrying the disease.

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MySanAntonio.com

Senegal confirms its 1st case of Ebola

A man that was hired by the community sprays chemicals to try and prevent the spread of the Ebola virus is seen in Monrovia, Liberia, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014.

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Related Topix: Sierra Leone, World News, Africa, Harvard University,

SFGate

WHO: More Ebola cases in past week than any other

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Thu Aug 28, 2014

Newsday

Ranger in Africa's oldest park wounded by grenade

A ranger in Africa's oldest national park has been seriously wounded by a grenade during a confrontation with poachers.

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Newsday

Ranger in Africa's oldest park wounded by grenade

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Portsmouth Today

University of Portsmouth helps man to swim the Atlantic

A MAN who is planning to be the first person to swim the Atlantic ocean has been using the extreme environments lab at the University of Portsmouth to help prepare for his epic journey.

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