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Gene studies of Ebola in Sierra Leone show virus is mutating fast
Reuters Africa - 4 Hours ago
By Julie Steenhuysen CHICAGO Aug 28 (Reuters) - Genetic studies of some of the earliest Ebola cases in Sierra Leone reveal more than 300 genetic changes in the virus as it leapt from person to person,
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Egypt Militants Post Beheading Video
ABC News - 5 Hours ago
An al-Qaida-inspired militant group in Egypt has posted an online video showing the beheading of four men in the Sinai Peninsula accused of spying for Israel, whose bodies were found earlier this month.
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Somalia Asks UN Court to Set Maritime Boundary
ABC News - 5 Hours ago
Somalia has asked the United Nations' highest court to determine the maritime boundary it shares in the Indian Ocean with east African neighbor Kenya. Somalia filed the case Thursday with the International
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Nigeria launches electronic ID cards
BBC - 4 Hours ago
Nigeria's president has formally launched a national electronic identity card, which all Nigerians will have to have by 2019 if they want to vote. Goodluck Jonathan received the first biometric card
20:05 Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards NewsRT.co.uk
Nigeria launches national electronic ID cards NewsRT.co.uk
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Zambia leader sacks potential rival
World News Report - 37 Minutes ago
Last updated at 17:55 Zambia's leader has sacked his justice minister, who is seen as a potential successor, amid rumours the president is gravely ill. President Michael Sata, 77, has not been seen in
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Analysis - With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China
World News Report - 45 Minutes ago
Today - 17:31 GMT HARARE/BEIJING (Reuters) - Snubbed by a U.S.-hosted gathering of African leaders this month, Zimbabwe's veteran President Robert Mugabe has turned again to "old friend" China, but
ANALYSIS-With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on "old friend" China Reuters Africa
With economy sinking, Mugabe sets hopes on 'old friend' China Reuters
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West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
(Reuters) - The Ebola epidemic in West Africa could infect over 20,000 people and spread to more countries, the U.N. health agency said on Thursday, warning that an international effort costing almost
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Ebola damaging West Africa economies - ADB
Reuters India - 16 Hours ago
By Josephus Olu-Mammah and Umaru Fofana FREETOWN (Reuters) - The worst ever Ebola outbreak is causing enormous damage to West African economies as foreign businessmen quit the region, the African Development
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IMF says Ebola economic impact severe in West Africa
MSN Philippines - 4 Hours ago
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Tunisia cuts economy's growth to between 2.3 and 2.5 pct
Reuters Africa - 4 Hours ago
TUNIS Aug 28 (Reuters) - Tunisia reduced its forecast for economic growth for the third time this year from 3 percent expected to between 2.3 and 2.5 percent, the finance minister said on Thursday, due
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WEEKAHEAD-AFRICA-FX-Positive sentiment on Ghana's Eurobond issue to support the
Reuters Africa - 5 Hours ago
LUSAKA Aug 28 (Reuters) - Ghana's cedi is expected to remain stable in coming weeks, supported by positive investor sentiment ahead of the country's Eurobond issue, while east Africa's currencies are
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UPDATE 2-Doctor dies of Ebola in Nigeria's oil hub Port Harcourt
Reuters India - 6 Hours ago
* Doctor treated contact of Nigeria's first Ebola case * Port Harcourt at centre of Africa's biggest oil industry * Contacts traced in continent's most populous state (Adds shippers, oil traders, Shell,
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WRAPUP 3-West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people, WHO says
Reuters Africa - 3 Hours ago
* Number of cases possibly 2-4 times higher than reported * 12,000 local staff, 750 international experts needed * Nigeria reports spread to main African oil hub * Air service suspension
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VIDEO: Nigerian Ebola death outside Lagos
BBC - 3 Hours ago
Nigeria has recorded its first Ebola death outside Lagos after a doctor died of the virus in the oil hub of Port Harcourt. Officials say the doctor was infected after treating an Ebola patient who later
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Ebola Outbreak in Sierra Leone Tied to Healer's Funeral
ABC News - 4 Hours ago
A single funeral caused many. Stephen Gire and other health researchers on the ground in Africa had some hope that the Ebola outbreak was coming under control or at least plateauing in late May. Then
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WorldViews: Video Dispatch: In remote Sierra Leone, burying victims of Ebola
Washington Post - 4 Hours ago
By August 28 at 3:19 PM Earlier in August, photographer Pete Muller was on assignment in Sierra Leone, following the Ebola story. During his trip, he captured several scenes, a selection of which
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West Africa's Ebola outbreak could spread to 20,000 people, WHO warns
Los Angeles Times - 4 Hours ago
In a grim assessment, the United Nations health agency said Thursday that the world's worst Ebola outbreak continues to accelerate and could infect more than 20,000 people before it is brought under control.
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UPDATE 1-Tunisia cuts growth forecast to between 2.3 and 2.5 pct
Reuters Africa - 4 Hours ago
(Adds details) TUNIS Aug 28 (Reuters) - Tunisia on Thursday cut its economic growth forecast for the third time this year, from 3 percent to between 2.3 and 2.5 percent, due to slowing activity
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WRAPUP 2-West Africa Ebola outbreak could infect 20,000 people ...
Reuters - 4 Hours ago
* Number of cases possibly 2-4 times higher than reported * 12,000 local staff, 750 international experts needed * Nigeria reports spread to main African oil hub * Air service suspension threatens
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Ebola Virus Likely Entered Sierra Leone After Funeral in Guinea, Study Finds
Mashable - 5 Hours ago
Image: Stephen Gire By 2014-08-28 18:09:48 UTC An international team of scientists — some of whom succumbed to the virus during the course of their research — has sequenced 99 Ebola virus genomes from
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WHO: Ebola outbreak 'accelerating'
CNN - 6 Hours ago
(CNN) -- The Ebola outbreak "continues to accelerate" in West Africa and has killed 1,552 people so far, the World Health Organization said Thursday. The total number of cases stands at 3,069, with 40%
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Watch: 3,000+ Ebola Cases Confirmed in West Africa Across 4 Countries
ABC News - 6 Hours ago
The World Health Organization says there has been a 40 percent increase of cases in just three weeks.
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Caf stands firm on Nations Cup venues
BBC - 6 Hours ago
The Confederation of African Football has declared there will be no further changes to September's Africa Cup of Nations qualifiers despite some relocation requests over Ebola fears. It stated on its
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Sasol, EDM Inaugurate New Gas-to-Power Plant in Mozambique
KPHO Phoenix - 10 Hours ago
SOURCE Sasol Limited RESSANO GARCIA, Mozambique Earlier today, the President of the Republic of Mozambique The CTRG power plant, which is a partnership between EDM (51%) and Sasol (49%), represents Mozambique's
Sasol, EDM Inaugurate New Gas-to-Power Plant i… ADVFN India
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AfricaBeauties.com Proves that a Strong Woman is a Desirable Woman
Nation's Restaurant News - 5 Hours ago
Love Knows no Boundaries!Many members of premium international dating site AfricaBeauties.com regard vitality as one of the most desirable qualities in a partner. While international dating brings men
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