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Fast-tracked ebola vaccine is now being tested in West Africa

In the immediate aftermath of the ebola outbreak in West Africa, several drug companies quickly ramped up work on developing a vaccine for the deadly virus. Now, one of those vaccines is undergoing trials in Mali and, if testing goes … Continue reading

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Asanko Gold Aims To Be Sixth-Largest Gold Producer In Africa

By Christopher De Sousa: Asanko Gold (NYSEMKT:AKG) is a Canadian exploration and development company focused on becoming a near-term mid-tier gold producer. The company’s flagship Asanko Gold Mine (“AGM”) project is a combination of PMI Gold‘s (OTC:PMVGF) Obotan gold asset … Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak: Britain sending 750 soldiers and medics to Western Africa – The Independent

The Independent Ebola outbreak: Britain sending 750 soldiers and medics to Western AfricaThe IndependentBritain will send 750 troops, three helicopters and a military vessel to support the international Ebola relief effort, in the biggest UK military deployment since the Libya … Continue reading

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Britain to deploy 750 servicemen in West Africa to tackle Ebola – Xinhua

IBNLive Britain to deploy 750 servicemen in West Africa to tackle EbolaXinhuaLONDON, Oct. 8 (Xinhua) — Britain will increase its support to tackle the Ebola disease in West Africa, including sending 750 servicemen there, a government spokesperson said Wednesday. The … Continue reading

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Ebola poses $32.6bn threat to west Africa

World Bank paints stark picture of virus’s growing cost Asia homepage

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Angelina Jolie to direct Richard Leakey biopic ‘Africa’

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – Actress and filmmaker Angelina Jolie has been hired to direct “Africa,” a feature film about paleoanthropologist and conservationist Richard Leakey and his campaign against ivory poachers that threaten Africa’s elephants. Reuters: Entertainment News

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Oscar Pistorius culpable homicide verdict causes uproar in South Africa – The Guardian

The Guardian Oscar Pistorius culpable homicide verdict causes uproar in South AfricaThe GuardianJune Steenkamp, mother of Reeva Steenkamp, is angered by the verdict: 'I can't believe that they believe it was an accident.' Photograph: Alon Skuy/AFP/Getty Images. The parents of … Continue reading

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China graduates flock to francophone Africa

Speakers of the language who once would have worked for the state join Chinese companies with operations in the continent Asia homepage

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Africa Opportunity Fund: Unappreciated, Underestimated And Undervalued.

By Adem Tumerkan: Part I: The Bullish Trend for the Forgotten Emerging Market A Potential Dilemma or an Opportunity? There are many markets in the world to play. The diligent investor should never have a weak amount of research and … Continue reading

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China seeks to work with US in Africa

Talks over proposal for unprecedented co-operation gathered momentum at the annual China-US summit in July Asia homepage

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