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  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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    Saying they were unhappy about being stigmatized over fears of Ebola, some African countries have withdrawn from a Youth Olympics tournament set to begin Saturday in the Chinese city of Nanjing.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...
  • 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...
  • Ogwumike Sisters Honored By WNBA

    Chiney Ogwumike of the Connecticut Sun and Nneka Ogwumike of the Los Angeles Sparks were named recipients of the July WNBA Cares Community Assist Award for their generosity and charitable efforts. Their parents are originally from Nigeria and maintain...
  • African success and the Ex-Im Bank

    African success and the Ex-Im Bank
    You can read all day about Africa and never get beyond stories of poverty, violence, corruption and health crises, including the current fears over an Ebola outbreak. But look closely and you'll see an emerging success. Sub-Saharan Africa's economy is...
  • U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says

    U.S. 'needs more data' before sharing Ebola drugs, Obama says
    President Obama said he would need more information about a set of experimental drugs before he could advocate sharing the treatment with West African nations fighting the Ebola virus. “I don’t have enough data right now to offer an...
  • Chill out, America: An Ebola reality check

    In West Africa, uneasiness is in the air. The world’s worst Ebola outbreak, one that has killed more than 900 people in four countries, is slowly but surely taking its toll on the region. There is no cure for the disease. It’s fair to say,...
  • U.S. orders diplomats' families to leave Liberia as Ebola spreads to fifth country

    U.S. orders diplomats' families to leave Liberia as Ebola spreads to fifth country
    The director of the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Thursday he has activated the agency's emergency operation center at the highest response level to help respond to the worst Ebola outbreak in history, which has killed 932...
  • WHO director on Ebola: 'Outbreak is moving faster than we can control it'

    WHO director on Ebola: 'Outbreak is moving faster than we can control it'
    The world's worst outbreak of Ebola that has killed nearly 1,000 people in West Africa represents an international health emergency and could continue spreading for months, the World Health Organization said on Friday. Nigeria became the third African...
  • OMS declara a epidemia de ébola una emergencia internacional de salud

    LONDRES (Reuters) - 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...