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  • Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200

    Liberia fights Ebola in capital, West Africa toll tops 1,200
    Liberia battled on Tuesday to halt the spread of the Ebola disease in its crowded, run-down oceanside capital Monrovia, recording the most new deaths as fatalities from the world's worst outbreak of the deadly virus rose above 1,200. The epidemic of the...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • Nigerian who died in UAE may have shown signs consistent with Ebola

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs "that may be consistent with Ebola", the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday. The 35-year-old woman was traveling to India from Nigeria via Abu...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...
  • Youth Games action starts without Ebola-struck nations

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa. The International...
  • African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy

    Saying they were unhappy about being stigmatized over fears of Ebola, some African countries have withdrawn from a Youth Olympics tournament set to begin Saturday in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Nigeria said it was in the process of sending home a...
  • African success and the Ex-Im Bank

    African success and the Ex-Im Bank
    You can read all day about Africa and never get beyond stories of poverty, violence, corruption and health crises, including the current fears over an Ebola outbreak. But look closely and you'll see an emerging success. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is...
  • Ogwumike Sisters Honored By WNBA

    Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks were named recipients of the July WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for their generosity and charitable efforts. Their parents are originally from Nigeria and maintain...
  • Boko Haram secuestra a decenas de niños en noreste de Nigeria: testigos

    MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Presuntos combatientes del grupo islamista Boko Haram secuestraron a decenas de niños y hombres en un ataque realizado el domingo contra una localidad apartada en el noreste de Nigeria, dijeron el viernes testigos que...
  • FDA warns of fraudulent Ebola drug claims

    (This August 14 story was corrected to remove reference to Lagos as Nigeria's capital in the second paragraph) (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it has become aware of products being sold online that fraudulently claim to...
  • Número de muertos por epidemia de ébola asciende a 961: OMS

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - El número de muertos por el brote de ébola en África Occidental subió a 961 personas hasta el 6 de agosto, puesto que se reportaron otras 29 víctimas fatales de la enfermedad en los últimos días, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial...