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  • Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa

    Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel, a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak. South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the...
  • Nigeria former anti-graft tsar defects to scandal-hit, ruling PDP

    YOLA Nigeria (Reuters) - Nigeria's former anti-corruption chief Nuhu Ribadu has defected to the ruling People's Democratic Party to contest a state election, in a filip for President Goodluck Jonathan, whose PDP has been reeling from high profile...
  • Africa tightens Ebola travel curbs as affected countries face food shortages

    MONROVIA (Reuters) - African countries tightened travel curbs on Thursday in an effort to contain the Ebola outbreak, ignoring World Health Organization warnings that such measures could heighten shortages of food and basic supplies in affected areas. In...
  • Surviving Ebola: Africa cries out for healthcare boost

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - Surviving sickness can make you stronger. So while a western corner of Africa writhes in the deadly grip of the Ebola virus, there are signs this emergency may serve as a wake-up call to strengthen spending and investment on...
  • 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...
  • Muertos por ébola superan los 1.200 en el oeste de África: OMS

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - Los casos por el brote de ébola en el oeste de África este año han subido a 2.240, incluyendo 1.229 muertes, dijo el martes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS), reportando las cifras de cuatro países, entre ellos Nigeria. La OMS...
  • Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa

    Ebola fears slowing tourist flow to Africa
    The Ebola outbreak in West Africa is putting off thousands of tourists who had planned trips to Africa this year, especially Asians, including to destinations thousands of miles from the nearest infected community such as Kenya and South Africa. Ebola, a...
  • Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola

    Liberia declares a state of emergency in the wake of Ebola
    Health workers in West Africa appealed for urgent help in controlling the world's worst Ebola outbreak as the death toll climbed to 932 and Liberia shut a hospital where several staff were infected, including a Spanish priest. Liberian President Ellen...
  • Fire damages Nigeria Football Federation office

    ABUJA (Reuters) - A fire gutted parts of the head office of the Nigeria Football Federation (NFF) in the capital Abuja on Wednesday, a spokesman said. According to two witnesses, it started in the accounts department, which the NFF said had not been...
  • Two new Ebola cases in Nigeria dash hopes of quick containment

    Nigeria reported two new cases of Ebola virus Friday, days after the government expressed hope that the country could soon be Ebola-free. Both are spouses of two patients who had direct contact with Patrick Sawyer, the Liberian American who brought...
  • Veteran trio left out of Nigeria squad

    LAGOS (Reuters) - The international careers of Shola Ameobi, Peter Odemwingie and Joseph Yobo looked to be at an end on Wednesday as Nigeria left the veteran trio out of their squad for next month's African Nations Cup qualifiers. They played for...