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Africa

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  • Ebola doctor: Media, politicians fueled the public's fear

    A doctor who contracted the deadly Ebola virus and rode the subway system and dined out before he developed symptoms said the media and politicians could have done a better job by educating people on the science of it instead of focusing on their fears....
  • Egypt: Series of blasts in Cairo kill 1, wound at least 7

    A series of blasts in Cairo on Thursday killed one person and wounded at least seven, Egyptian security officials said, the latest in a wave of attacks using homemade explosives that authorities blame on Islamist militants. The officials said four...
  • Leaked spy documents reveal plot to kill African Union head

    The African Union chairwoman is "safe and sound," the organization said on Thursday, after leaked intelligence documents revealed a 2012 plot to assassinate her. South African and Ethiopian spies intercepted a plot to kill Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma soon...
  • Petesch appointed AP West Africa correspondent

    Carley Petesch, a longtime editor in Africa who has reported from Nigeria and South Africa for The Associated Press, has been named a West Africa correspondent for the news organization. The appointment was announced Thursday by Africa regional editor...
  • Egypt detains 2 police officers over lawyer's death

    Egyptian authorities detained two police officers on Thursday over allegations that they had tortured a lawyer to death inside a police station, the latest in a series of recent incidents that underline alleged abuses by the country's police force. The...
  • South Africa investigates alleged leak of intelligence files

    Warning of a threat to national security, a top South African official on Wednesday condemned an alleged leak of South African intelligence documents and said an investigation is underway. The comments by David Mahlobo, South Africa's state security...
  • Egypt court to determine fate of parliamentary elections

    Egypt's highest court said Wednesday it will determine next week whether the laws regulating the country's parliamentary elections are constitutional — a decision that could further delay the vote scheduled for next month. The elections are the...
  • 173 people die in extremist attacks in Kenya in 2014: police

    Islamic extremists killed 173 people in Kenya in 2014, the highest number in the three years that Kenya has experienced violence blamed on neighboring Somalia's al-Shabab militants, Kenya's police force said Wednesday. The 2014 death toll is even...
  • Guantanamo parole board OKs release of obese Egyptian captive

    GUANTANAMO BAY NAVY BASE, Cuba A national security parole board has approved for release a long-held, chronically ill, morbidly obese Egyptian captive who was once considered a candidate for a war crimes trial. A Periodic Review Board decision released...
  • Police: East Moline roommates helped in Nigerian scam

    Two roommates from East Moline are being accused of taking part in a scam based in Nigeria. The (Moline) Dispatch (http://bit.ly/1FXLgIB ) reports 57-year-old Barbara Jean Segura and 48-year-old Frederico Sausedo are facing charges of money laundering,...
  • Orland School District 135 outreach extends to poor countries

    Orland School District 135 outreach extends to poor countries
    Orland Park may be a small blip on the map at only 22 square miles. However, locally and in some remote locations around the globe, we are making a world of difference. During an Orland School District 135 Board meeting Feb. 9 honoring outstanding...