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  • Youth Games action starts without Ebola-struck nations

    NANJING China (Reuters) - Australian triathlete Brittany Dutton won the first gold of the Youth Olympics as competition kicked-off on Sunday without Sierra Leone, Liberia and Nigeria who withdrew because of the Ebola outbreak in Africa. The International...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela!' finds facts but not feelings

    Alex Gibney's 'Finding Fela!' finds facts but not feelings
    An audacious performer and iconoclast, the Nigerian musician Fela Kuti proves a challenging subject for a conventional documentary. That's a theme of sorts in Alex Gibney's "Finding Fela!," a film that's admirably comprehensive but disappointingly short...
  • Minnesota woman grieves for 9 relatives lost to Ebola

    MINNEAPOLIS Cynthia Kwennah's father fell ill in June in Liberia, where doctors told family members that he was suffering from typhoid and malaria. They rallied at his bedside to try to nurse him back to health, at one point admitting him to a hospital....
  • Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola

    Emergencia internacional de salud por ébola
    LONDRES - La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra,...
  • Guest column: #Hashtags never create lasting change

    Guest column: #Hashtags never create lasting change
    Hashtag movements, social media sites and other manifestations of our virtual lives have been designed to cater to a world too busy to engage in the kind of social and political engagement it takes to affect lasting change. For example, this spring,...
  • Nigerian Olympian in badminton finds gold in coaching

    DALLAS The 18-year-old dreamer and his coach, a one-time Olympian, step onto the court together. "We're going to train for only one hour, but it will be harder than anything you have ever done," says the coach, Greg Okuonghae, gazing intently at Aston...
  • Nigeria reports two new Ebola infections, quarantines 139

    KANO, Nigeria (dpa) Nigeria recorded two new Ebola infections and quarantined 139 people suspected of being infected with the virus, local newspaper Punch reported Saturday, hours after President Goodluck Jonathan declared a national emergency. The...
  • African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy

    African nations pull out of Youth Olympics in Ebola controversy
    Saying they were unhappy about being stigmatized over fears of Ebola, some African countries have withdrawn from a Youth Olympics tournament set to begin Saturday in the Chinese city of Nanjing. Nigeria said it was in the process of sending home a...
  • OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud

    OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud
    La epidemia de ébola en África Occidental es un "suceso extraordinario" y constituye un riesgo sanitario internacional, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial de la Salud (OMS). La agencia sanitaria de Naciones Unidas, con sede en Ginebra, dijo que las...
  • Número de muertos por epidemia de ébola asciende a 961: OMS

    GINEBRA (Reuters) - El número de muertos por el brote de ébola en África Occidental subió a 961 personas hasta el 6 de agosto, puesto que se reportaron otras 29 víctimas fatales de la enfermedad en los últimos días, dijo el viernes la Organización Mundial...