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Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission – WHO

Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission – WHO

The World Organization (WHO) has officially declared that Nigeria is now free of Ebola virus transmission

World Health Organization (WHO) has officially declared the Ebola outbreak in Senegal over and commends the country on its diligence to end the transmission of the virus

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ECOWAS dispatches food items to Ebola countries

The Government of Ghana on behalf of the Economic Community of West African States(ECOWAS) on Friday dispatched a quantity of food items to the three Ebola affected countries

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Video – T.B. Joshua Carrying Three Bags Of Rice

A picture of controversial Pastor T.B. Joshua carrying three bags of rice went viral this week within Nigerian social media and blogs

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Growing inequality clouds Angola’s expanding economy

Angola has one of the world’s fastest growing economies. Its economy grew by 5.1% in 2013. As major public infrastructure investments in energy and transport kick in, its growth is projected to reach 7.9% in 2014 and 8.8% in 2015

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Political stability remains a challenge

In April 2014, the United Nations Security Council authorized the establishment of the UN Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the Central African Republic (MINUSCA)

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Families pledge to hand over relatives from Liberia

Dr Kweku Agyeman Mensah, the Minister of Health, has said relatives of Ghanaian fishermen in Ebola infected countries have undertaken submit to health officials any relative who would return to Ghana for thorough Ebola test

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In another disturbing move against freedom of speech and independent journalism in Egypt, one of Al Jazeera Arabic’s presenters, Ahmed Mansour, has been sentenced in absentia to 15 years imprisonment by Cairo’s criminal court on the absurd charge of torturing a lawyer in Tahrir Square during the 25 January 2011 revolution

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Chinese Yuan penetrates African markets

In March this year Zimbabwe joined a growing list of countries in Africa and the world using the Chinese currency, yuan, also known as remnibi (RMB), as one of its official currencies after its central bank added the RMB, the Japanese yen, the Australia dollar and the Indian rupee to the existing basket of currencies

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Despite two ceasefires, thousands of lives lost and over a million and a half civilians displaced, fighting continues in South Sudan, pitting government troops against opposition forces

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A South African survivor of The Synagogue Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) building collapse last month who joined the frantic rescue mission has shared his own experiences regarding the immediate aftermath of the tragic incident

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Nissan is proud to announce Yaya Touré, three-time African Footballer of the Year and UEFA Champions League winner, as its newest global ambassador

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Zambian Survivor: “TB Joshua is not going down”

Tales of survival continue to be told from victims of the tragic collapse of a building at The Synagogue, Church Of All Nations (SCOAN) just over three weeks ago that led to over 100 casualties

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Border personnel charged to be vigilant on Ebola disease

Mr Fritz Bafour, Chairman of the Parliamentary Select Committee on Ebola prevention at Ghana’s borders, has charged security personnel and port nurses to be vigilant to ensure that the disease did spread into the country

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The All Progressives Congress (APC), Rivers State Chapter, has dismissed as ridiculous, the boast by President Goodluck Jonathan that his Peoples Democratic Party (PDP) will recover the State from the hands of APC during the 2015 general elections

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The devastating effects of climate change are already being felt across the planet, including in Africa. The 2011 drought-induced famine in the Horn of Africa affected more than 10 million people, claimed 257,000 lives and cost over $1 billion in damages

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