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  • WHO sounds alarm over W Africa Ebola
    The World Health Organization and presidents of West African nations affected by the Ebola outbreak are to announce a joint $100m response plan.
    BBC News.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 18:05:16 GMT.
  • Giraffe dies after 'hitting bridge'
    South Africa's animal rights body is probing the death of a giraffe that reportedly hit its head on a bridge as it was being transported on a motorway.
    BBC News.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:31:37 GMT.
  • Ebola: Deadly But Unlikely To Spread Globally
    Ebola is ravaging parts of West Africa but virologists say it is unlikely to spread rapidly across the globe as many other epidemics have.
    Radio Liberty.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:25:33 +0000.
  • Doing Business In Sub-Saharan Africa: Six Aspects To Consider
    Many companies from the developed world are setting their sights on Africa as a new frontier for business. ...
    By Iese Business School.  Forbes.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:21:00 GMT.
  • Nations Intensify Efforts to Suppress Ebola Outbreak in West Africa
    New measures to combat the disease included house-to-house searches, advisories against travel and the deployment of the army and the police.
    By Adam Nossiter and Alan Cowell.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:02:19 GMT.
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  • Africa: Young People Demand Their Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights
    [Key Correspondents]The first time Alfred went to an HIV voluntary testing center, the healthcare provider did not treat him well. As a gay man, his story is not so rare.
    All Africa.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 15:03:01 GMT.
  • Travel ban for Sierra Leone players over Ebola
    The Sierra Leone soccer team has been banned from traveling to the Seychelles for an African Cup of Nations qualifier because of fears over the deadly Ebola virus.
    Miami Herald.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 13:52 EDT.
  • 'Fab Lab' Igniting Revolution in Kenya
    The University of Nairobi’s Science and Technology Park is banking on 3-D prototyping to spark a manufacturing revolution in the country. Lenny Ruvaga has more for from Nairobi's so-called “FabLab” for VOA.
    Voice of America.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:32:00 -0400.
  • NGO Fights Ebola Fear and Stigma
    An NGO said containing the West Africa Ebola epidemic will require overcoming fear and stigma surrounding the disease. ActionAid says the high death rate has caused a lack of faith in the medical system. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 12:16:46 -0400.
  • Op-Ed Contributors: Africa Needs Science, Not Aid
    Education — and science and technology in particular — must be at the forefront of the debate about African development.
    By Nkem Khumbah and Melvin P. Foote.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 31 Jul 2014 11:27:39 GMT.
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