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As the Ebola outbreak death toll rises, Britain puts out a plea to international researchers everywhere

As the Ebola outbreak death toll rises, Britain puts out a plea to international researchers everywhere Watch

Africa

The Wellcome Trust and the United kingdom's Department for International Development put out a plea for researchers around the world to help ...

DEATH TOLL SOARS UPWARD: Ebola deaths now into the thousands

DEATH TOLL SOARS UPWARD: Ebola deaths now into the thousands Watch

Africa

The death toll from Ebola, the incurable virus that sends the body into meltdown has soared past the one thousand mark in West Africa. The ...

Riot forces Ebola infected patients to flee!

Riot forces Ebola infected patients to flee! Watch

Africa

Seventeen people, suspected to be infected with the Ebola virus, are missing in Liberia after a health center in the capital city of Monrovia was ...

100 boys kidnapped by Nigerian terrorists to become child soldiers

100 boys kidnapped by Nigerian terrorists to become child soldiers Watch

Africa

Fighters from the Nigerian terrorist group Boko Haram have reportedly abducted nearly 100 boys and men during a raid on a village in the ...

NO EARLY END IN SIGHT: A million people directly affected by Ebola outbreak

NO EARLY END IN SIGHT: A million people directly affected by Ebola outbreak Watch

Africa

Once confined to West Africa, the deadly Ebola virus now threatens every city on Earth with an international airport. The World Health ...

Get out of Africa! U.S. tells embassy families to leave Ebola stricken regions

Get out of Africa! U.S. tells embassy families to leave Ebola stricken regions Watch

Africa

United States officials have told the families of American diplomats in Sierra Leone to leave the country to avoid becoming infected by the ...

The Mummy Lives! Mummification practice much older than previously thought

The Mummy Lives! Mummification practice much older than previously thought Watch

Africa

The phrase, as old as a mummy has taken on new significance with a recent scientific discovery. Researchers now believe that the ancient Egyptian ...

With only a dozen doses of medicine, Liberia faces an ethical crisis

With only a dozen doses of medicine, Liberia faces an ethical crisis Watch

Africa

Already struggling with the worst Ebola outbreak in history, the West African nation of Liberia is facing an excruciating choice-deciding who ...

Catholic nun dies before experimental drug reaches Liberia

Catholic nun dies before experimental drug reaches Liberia Watch

Africa

The Spanish-based San Juan de Dios hospital order has reported that a Catholic nun who was working in Liberia has died of the Ebola virus.

Eperimental Ebola drug heads to Africa after World Health panel gives ethical A-O-K!

Eperimental Ebola drug heads to Africa after World Health panel gives ethical A-O-K! Watch

Africa

An experimental drug created to treat Ebola made by the San Diego-based biotech firm Mapp Biopharmaceuticals Inc. had its first three doses used ...

BLOODBATH: South Sudan plunged into chaos, civil war

BLOODBATH: South Sudan plunged into chaos, civil war Watch

Africa

By Joseph D'Urso, Thomson Reuters Foundation

Warring parties in South Sudan's eight-month-old conflict have committed "extraordinary acts of cruelty" that amount to war crimes, Human Rights ...

Europe accepts first confirmed case of Ebola

Europe accepts first confirmed case of Ebola Watch

Africa

Spain is preparing to accept Europe's first confirmed case of the Ebola virus, as a medically-equipped military jet is sent to Liberia to ...

Liberian officials look to God to stem Ebola outbreak

Liberian officials look to God to stem Ebola outbreak Watch

Africa

Dozens of rumors are emerging out of Liberia, amid panic and fear over the Ebola outbreak and it is unclear which are true and which are not, ...

Catastrophic: Ebola outbreak is a threat to humanity, Senegal president says

Catastrophic: Ebola outbreak is a threat to humanity, Senegal president says Watch

Africa

Senegal President Macky Sall, speaking during a panel at the U.S.-Africa Summit this week stated this his nation is "in the eye of the cyclone" ...

Ebola victims left to rot in Liberian streets

Ebola victims left to rot in Liberian streets Watch

Africa

The West African nation of Liberia, its resources stretched past the maximum in light of the recent Ebola outbreak, has resorted to dumping the ...

As Ebola patient is sent to America, disease may have jumped quarantine in Nigeria

As Ebola patient is sent to America, disease may have jumped quarantine in Nigeria Watch

Africa

The regional death toll for the Ebola outbreak that has been ravaging parts of Africa since January 2014 has grown to 887, and news that one of ...

20 people injured in earthquake in Algiers

20 people injured in earthquake in Algiers Watch

Africa

By Kaci Racelma (Algiers, Algeria)

A strong quake of 5.6 struck Algiers, the capital of Algeria, along with the nearby suburb of Bologhine last week early Friday morning. The ...

MOVE OVER, EBOLA: Cholera now stalkling Cameroon

MOVE OVER, EBOLA: Cholera now stalkling Cameroon Watch

Africa

By Misha Hussain and Tansa Musa, Thomson Reuters Foundation

A cholera epidemic in northern Cameroon has killed at least 65 people and probably infected about 1,300 people in two months, as international ...

Obianuju Ekeocha: An African woman's Thank-you Letter to Meriam Ibrahim

Obianuju Ekeocha: An African woman's Thank-you Letter to Meriam Ibrahim Watch

Africa

By Obianuju Ekeocha

You, my African sister, have become a lightning rod to the radical feminists of our times who repudiate and denigrate every virtue that you ...

CRISIS IN SIERRA LEONE: Ebola patients quarantined as 57 new deaths reported

CRISIS IN SIERRA LEONE: Ebola patients quarantined as 57 new deaths reported Watch

Africa

In light of the worsening Ebola crisis, the West African nation of Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency. Troops have been called in to ...

'Above the control of the national government' - Liberia overwhelmed with Ebola outbreak

'Above the control of the national government' - Liberia overwhelmed with Ebola outbreak Watch

Africa

The Ebola outbreak in the West African nation of Liberia has officially reached its tipping point. "Our government has declared this now as a ...

Liberia closes its borders in order to halt spread of Ebola

Liberia closes its borders in order to halt spread of Ebola Watch

Africa

In response to the rapidly escalating spread of the Ebola virus throughout West Africa, Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf has closed most ...

A second American has been confirmed to have Ebola in Africa

A second American has been confirmed to have Ebola in Africa Watch

Africa

Officials in the region have confirmed that a second American has tested positive for the Ebola virus, at the same Liberian hospital where an ...

Newest nation in the world now faces mass starvation

Newest nation in the world now faces mass starvation Watch

Africa

Begun as an effort to establish economic independence from Sudan, South Sudan became the world's youngest nation a few short years ago. Now - ...

ANOTHER PLANE - VANISHES! Air Algerie flight with 116 people onboard drops off radar

ANOTHER PLANE - VANISHES! Air Algerie flight with 116 people onboard drops off radar Watch

Africa

In yet another horrific airline disaster in a year full of them, an Air Algerie flight with 116 people on board has simply - dropped off the ...

LOOKING GRIM: Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus

LOOKING GRIM: Sierra Leone's chief Ebola doctor contracts the virus Watch

Africa

Sheik Umar Khan, hailed as a "national hero" in Sierra Leone by the health ministry, had been leading the fight to control the recent Ebola ...

GRIEF TAKES TOLL: At least 11 parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have died

GRIEF TAKES TOLL: At least 11 parents of abducted Nigerian schoolgirls have died Watch

Africa

Grief and worry takes its toll on human health. Ever since more than 200 Nigerian schoolgirls were abducted by the Boko Haram terror group three ...

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims

Nigerian military swears to retake town after massacre by Muslims Watch

Africa

The Nigerian terrorist organization Boko Haram has continued its reign of terror, leaving dozens dead in the northeast Nigerian town of Damboa ...