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  • Nigeria confirms two new cases of Ebola, 14 in total

    LAGOS (Reuters) - Nigeria confirmed two new cases of Ebola, both in patients who caught the disease from people who were primary contacts of the liberian man who first brought it to Lagos, the health minister said on Friday. The total number of...
  • Fear spreads, borders close as Ebola restricts travel in West Africa

    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...
  • 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...
  • World record holder Meilutyte wins gold at Youth Games

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Big things are expected of world record holder and Olympic champion Ruta Meilutyte at the Youth Olympic Games in Nanjing and the Lithuanian did not disappoint on Monday, cruising to gold in the women's 50 meters breaststroke...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • FDA warns of fraudulent Ebola drug claims

    (This August 14 story was corrected to remove reference to Lagos as Nigeria's capital in the second paragraph) (Reuters) - The U.S. Food and Drug Administration said on Thursday it has become aware of products being sold online that fraudulently claim to...
  • Boko Haram secuestra a decenas de niños en noreste de Nigeria: testigos

    MAIDUGURI Nigeria (Reuters) - Presuntos combatientes del grupo islamista Boko Haram secuestraron a decenas de niños y hombres en un ataque realizado el domingo contra una localidad apartada en el noreste de Nigeria, dijeron el viernes testigos que...
  • From jihad to pop culture, Islamists present new face on Web

    From jihad to pop culture, Islamists present new face on Web
    The jihadist calling himself Abdullah caused a brief stir on the Internet this week — but not, to his disappointment, because of his backing for Islamic State militants in Iraq and Syria. Instead, his comments posted on Twitter over the death of...
  • No serum for Ebola outbreak in Africa, CDC says

    WASHINGTON As two Ebola-stricken U.S. missionaries slowly recover at Emory University Hospital, the disease's death toll soars in West Africa. But the head of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention told Congress on Thursday that the...
  • Ebola fear factor threatens to dampen African business buzz

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - From Accra to Windhoek, fear of the Ebola epidemic is provoking a wave of cancellations of business and investment events across Africa, and threatening to taint the continent's hard-won image as a rising economic star. A...