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West Africa Ebola death toll hits 337

The death toll in west Africa's three-nation Ebola outbreak has risen to 337, the World Health Organisation said Wednesday, making it the deadliest ever outbreak of the haemorrhagic fever. Fresh data from the UN health agency showed that the number……

Ebola outbreak in west Africa affecting diets continent-wide

West Africa’s Ebola outbreak prompts changes in I.Coast cuisine (via AFP) West Africa’s first outbreak of Ebola fever is bad news for gourmets in Ivory Coast, but brings respite from the hunter to species sought out for tasty meat but feared to carry the disease. Late in March, Health Minister…

Piracy threatens West Africa oil expansion

UNITED NATIONS — Piracy is a growing threat to West Africa’s plans to double oil production over the next decade and is already having a devastating impact on ports, the UN Security Council was warned Monday. A growing number of attacks are being recorded in the Gulf of Guinea and…

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