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Live updates / First Ebola vaccine trial starts on African soil – Haaretz

Haaretz Live updates / First Ebola vaccine trial starts on African soilHaaretzHagel to discuss Ebola with Central and South American leaders; Ebola is biggest challenge since AIDS, U.S. official warns; U.S. House Republicans release $ 750m in Ebola funds; airline … Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak could cost West African economy $32.6bn, World Bank warns – The Guardian

The Guardian Ebola outbreak could cost West African economy $ 32.6bn, World Bank warnsThe GuardianWorld Bank president Jim Yong Kim has urged the international community to respond decisively to the Ebola outbreak. Photograph: Paul. J Richards/AFP/Getty Images. Angela Monaghan and … Continue reading

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South African judge clears Pistorius of murder – Reuters UK

Reuters UK South African judge clears Pistorius of murderReuters UKPRETORIA (Reuters) – A South African judge cleared Oscar Pistorius of all murder charges on Thursday, saying prosecutors had failed to prove the Olympic and Paralympic track star intended to kill … Continue reading

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Bharti Airtel to sell over 3,500 African mobile phone masts to Eaton Towers

India's Bharti Airtel Ltd has agreed to sell more than 3,500 of its mobile phone masts in six African countries to telecommunications tower company Eaton Towers in a bid to cut costs, the companies said on Monday. Bharti Airtel will … Continue reading

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Victoria Beckham dress sale to benefit African mothers with HIV

LONDON (Thomson Reuters Foundation) – British fashion designer and former pop star Victoria Beckham is giving away 600 pieces of clothing, including several evening dresses, to raise money and awareness for mothers living with HIV in sub-Saharan Africa. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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Mart Resources: It’s The Right Time To Buy This African Oil Play

By Street Smart Investor: (Editors’ Note: Mart Resources trades on the Toronto Stock Exchange under ticker symbol MMT.TO, with ~$ CAD 1.15M average daily volume). Initiation Summary Mart Resources (OTCPK:MAUXF), an oil & gas company in the Federal Republic of … Continue reading

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Ebola poses threat to African economies

Foreign investors with millions of dollars invested in the area’s mines and other business travellers are starting to be worried. Asia homepage

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Marvel says the next Captain America will be an African American

LOS ANGELES (Reuters) – An African American character will soon strap on the star-emblazoned shield and step into the red, white and blue uniform of Captain America in the pages of Marvel Comics. Reuters: Entertainment News

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South African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, an unwavering moralist who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family said on Monday. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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South African anti-apartheid author, Nobel winner Gordimer dies

JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) – South African Nobel Prize-winning author Nadine Gordimer, an unwavering moralist who became one of the most powerful voices against the injustice of apartheid, has died at the age of 90, her family said on Monday. Reuters: Entertainment … Continue reading

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