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13 hrs ago | Chicago Reader

The view from Ferguson ten days after the killing of Michael Brown

Before I moved back here to Chicago, I was a reporter in Saint Louis for five and a half years.


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Senegal: One Dead, Several Others Injured in Police-Student Clashes

Bassirou Faye, a Senegalese student of the Universit Cheikh Anta Diop de Dakar , was on August14, 2014, shot dead by an unidentified policeman.


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Tue Aug 19, 2014


First 'Chief Resilience Officer' Begins Term in Oakland

Victoria Salinas was recently named Oakland, California's first Chief Resilience Officer , a position popping up in municipalities throughout the world.

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Outside the Beltway

Ebola Death Toll In West Africa Hits 1,200

As West African nations grapple with the worst-ever outbreak of the Ebola virus, the World Health Organization said on Tuesday that the death toll had exceeded 1,200 and announced increased efforts to forestall hunger in areas isolated by quarantine measures.


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Mon Aug 18, 2014

Electric Energy Online

ContourGlobal And Senegal Sign Agreement To Bring 53 MW Of New Thermal Electricity Generation In 2015

ContourGlobal, an international power generation company, announced that it has signed an agreement with the Senegalese national utility, Societe Nationale d'Electricite du Senegal , to rehabilitate an existing brownfield site and construct a new 53 MW thermal facility under a 20-year Power Purchase Agreement .


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After a few months, I'm returning to my photos of Senegal. This time I'm posting a photo of a really impressive place, not far from Kedougou, Eastern Senegal, where we can find many people digging and looking for gold, trying hard to improve their living conditions.


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Wedding guests killed by landmine

Seven wedding guests were killed and three were seriously injured when they were blown up by a landmine in the troubled southern Senegalese region of Casamance, sources told AFP on Sunday.


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Sat Aug 16, 2014

The Miami Herald

US Basketball: No Africa trip after Ebola outbreak

USA Basketball chairman Jerry Colangelo says Friday the Americans were disappointed to call off what would have been the national team's first trip to the African continent, but "didn't have any other choice" because of the risk.


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Fri Aug 15, 2014

News Times

Aid group: W. Africa Ebola outbreak like 'wartime'

A Liberian woman holds up a pamphlet with guidance on how to prevent the Ebola virus from spreading, in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Thursday, Aug. 14, 2014.


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Walta Information Centre

Ethiopia among Africa's top 10 future investment cities - Friday, 15 August 2014 15:23

Economists say the new investment opportunity hotspots in Africa are cities in Ethiopia, Sudan, Burkina Faso and Cote d'Ivoire.


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Chicago Reader

On racial upheaval in Saint Louis-or at least Ferguson

Captain Ronald Johnson of the Missouri State Highway Patrol talks with protesters in Ferguson, Missouri, after being put in charge of security there.


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Times Herald

Ebola toll may be far worse than reported, official says

Sierra Leone government burial team members wearing protective clothing with the coffin of Dr Modupeh Cole, Sierra Leone's second senior physician to die of Ebola, at the Doctors Without Borders facility in Kailahun on Aug. 14. Kailahun along with Kenama district is at the epicenter of the world's worst Ebola outbreak.


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The Daily Star

Student killed in Senegal protest clash with police

Senegal's President Macky Sall takes his seat for a plenary session on 'Governing for the Next Generation' at the U.S.-Africa Leaders Summit at the U.S. State Department in Washington August 6, 2014.


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Wed Aug 13, 2014

The Jackson Sun

As African medics die of Ebola, debate over drugsAs African medics...

As African medics die of Ebola, debate over drugs Doctors treating physician who is sick with Ebola considered giving him experimental drug Check out this story on In this photo taken on Tuesday, Aug. 12, 2014, Guinea soldiers stand ... (more)


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Voice of America

UN Report Predicts African Baby Boom

A United Nations report predicts a baby boom in Africa. Here, a woman carries her child in Nigeria's Kaduna State.


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In-depth Africa

Olympic House reopened

The Gambia has called off an international Youth and Sports Summer camp in neighbouring Senegal for fear that the participants could be exposed to the risk of the highly contagious Ebola virus.


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Mon Aug 11, 2014


Ebola death toll in West Africa passes 1,000

The U.N. health agency said in a news release Monday that 1,013 people have died in the outbreak, which has hit Guinea, Liberia, Sierra Leone and possibly Nigeria.


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Newham Recorder

Senegalese artist Omar Ba explores dictatorship in Bethnal Green exhibition

State of Emergency, which can be viewed from September 3 to October 4, draws on his time living in Senegal and Switzerland and brings together African and western artistic influences, often centred around single figures, isolated on black surfaces.


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Sun Aug 10, 2014

Senegal quarantines first suspected Ebola virus case

Doudou Sene, the head of the health department of Matam, a region 750 kilometers east of Dakar, said the suspected Ebola patient was quarantined at Ourossogui Hospital.


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Sat Aug 09, 2014

Daily Monitor

What did Africa get from US Summit?

President Obama overall announced a total of $33 billion in investments and partnerships to Africa, which he said would spur development in the continent.


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