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  • U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says

    U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says
    President Obama said he would need more information about a set of experimental drugs before he could advocate sharing the treatment with West African nations fighting the Ebola virus. “I don’t have enough data right now to offer an...
  • In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry

    In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry
    With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria's capital and spins synthetic fibre into women's hair. Nearby, three customers - one in a hijab - wait for a turn to spend...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges

    U.S.-Africa summit garners over $17 billion in investment pledges
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - African leaders on Tuesday called for a deeper economic relationship with the United States, hailing investment pledges totaling more than $17 billion at a Washington summit as a fresh step in the right direction. U.S. and...
  • Foreign Relations Council says Ebola outbreak is 'out of control'

    The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is "out of control," health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday. The virus, which has claimed almost 900 lives since March, hasn't "ever been in control" since Ebola...
  • Ebola death toll rises to 887 as spread of disease picks up speed

    The deadly Ebola virus sweeping through West Africa continues to accelerate, according to numbers released Monday by the World Health Organization. The virus has now claimed at least 887 lives, the WHO reported, with 163 new cases and 61 deaths in...
  • Nigerian doctor stricken with Ebola, the country's first domestic case

    A doctor who treated an Ebola-stricken Liberian has fallen ill with the disease, the first confirmed domestic case in the megacity of Lagos, Nigeria, authorities said Monday. Nigerian Health Minister Onyebuchi Chukwu said the doctor had been treating...
  • American missionary battling Ebola to arrive in U.S. on Tuesday

    As a deadly Ebola virus outbreak produced more victims in West Africa, an American missionary stricken with the disease was expected to arrive in the United States on Tuesday to join a U.S. doctor receiving treatment at Emory University Hospital in...
  • TNCC student gets prestigious scholarship

    A student at Thomas Nelson Community College will travel to China this October after being selected for a prestigious scholarship to help students pursue academic goals and develop leadership skills. Kingdom Oguibe will participate in the 2014...
  • Sierra Leona y Liberia despliegan tropas en intento por contener brote de ébola

    FREETOWN/MONROVIA (Reuters) - Liberia y Sierra Leona desplegaron el lunes cientos de soldados como parte de un plan de emergencia, a fin de contener un letal brote del virus del ébola que ha causado la muerte de 887 personas en África, en una jornada en...
  • Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud

    Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud
    Lagos, la capital de Nigeria, registró el lunes su segundo caso de ébola en un médico que atendió al estadounidense Patrick Sawyer, una víctima de la enfermedad fallecida el mes pasado, informó el ministro de Salud del país africano.     Sawyer murió en...