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  • Suspected U.S. Ebola victim in Nigeria had planned to visit Minnesota

    A man whose death is believed to be Nigeria’s first in a still-widening Ebola virus outbreak was planning a trip to Minnesota to visit his family next month, his wife said. Patrick Sawyer, a 40-year-old consultant with the Liberian Ministry of...
  • TNCC student gets prestigious scholarship

    A student at Thomas Nelson Community College will travel to China this October after being selected for a prestigious scholarship to help students pursue academic goals and develop leadership skills. Kingdom Oguibe will participate in the 2014...
  • Video appears to show Nigeria troops slitting Boko Haram suspects' throats

    Video appears to show Nigeria troops slitting Boko Haram suspects' throats
    LAGOS - Footage obtained by human rights group Amnesty International and released on Tuesday appears to show Nigerian soldiers slitting the throats of Boko Haram suspects and dumping their bodies in a mass grave. Nigeria's military is battling an...
  • Foreign Relations Council says Ebola outbreak is 'out of control'

    The deadly Ebola epidemic engulfing three West African countries is "out of control," health experts at the Council on Foreign Relations said Tuesday. The virus, which has claimed almost 900 lives since March, hasn't "ever been in control" since Ebola...
  • Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud

    Médico se convierte en segundo caso de ébola en la capital nigeriana: ministro de Salud
    Lagos, la capital de Nigeria, registró el lunes su segundo caso de ébola en un médico que atendió al estadounidense Patrick Sawyer, una víctima de la enfermedad fallecida el mes pasado, informó el ministro de Salud del país africano.     Sawyer murió en...
  • U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise

    U.S. moves to cash in on African economic promise
    When Kevin Smith and his partners started a solar energy firm in Santa Monica in 2008, they expected to sell their technology to advanced economies in Europe and the United States. But much of the action has been in a part of the world Smith initially...
  • In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry

    In Africa, haircare becomes a multi-billion dollar industry
    With all the skill of a master weaver at a loom, Esther Ogble stands under a parasol in the sprawling Wuse market in Nigeria's capital and spins synthetic fibre into women's hair. Nearby, three customers - one in a hijab - wait for a turn to spend...
  • Young women used in Nigerian suicide bombings

    Young women used in Nigerian suicide bombings
    Wearing long hijabs, the anonymous women squeeze quietly into crowds, barely noticed. One slipped in among students gathered Wednesday at a notice board of a college campus in the northern Nigerian city of Kano. She detonated a hidden bomb, killing...
  • In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists

    In Nigeria, child beggars are easy recruits for Boko Haram extremists
    They scurry between vehicles in the traffic-choked cities of northern Nigeria, small boys in tattered clothing armed with begging tins. Known as the almajiri, the youngsters, some no older than 5, have flooded the streets for the nearly 15 years since a...
  • 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...
  • Nigerian who died in UAE may have shown signs consistent with Ebola

    DUBAI (Reuters) - A Nigerian woman with cancer who died in the Emirati capital had shown signs "that may be consistent with Ebola", the Health Authority of Abu Dhabi said on Sunday. The 35-year-old woman was traveling to India from Nigeria via Abu...
  • Politics of Ebola as deadly as the virus

    Politics of Ebola as deadly as the virus
    The arrival of a man infected with Ebola virus in Lagos, Nigeria — Africa's largest city — last week was certainly an alarming development, but it's also in some ways a distraction. Nigeria has far more resources to throw at the problem than...