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Experimental Ebola drug raises hopes, ethical questions

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The World Health Organization has approved an experimental drug to treat the largest-ever outbreak of Ebola, but doses are running out. Continue reading

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African markets set to skyrocket, leaders say

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Discussions at the U.S.-Africa Leaders summit in Washington, D.C. this week highlighted Africa’s strong potential for economic growth. Continue reading

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Ebola outbreak in Africa claims nearly 900 lives

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About 1,600 people have contracted Ebola in Sierra Leone, Liberia, Nigeria and Guinea since the outbreak began in February. Continue reading

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A Congolese boy shelters from the rain under a truck in a refugee camp about six miles from the town of Goma. The camp houses up to 35,000 people who have been displaced by the violence.

African “World War” Flares in Congo

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For the last two decades fighting in the Central East African countries of Rwanda, Uganda, Burundi and the Democratic Republic of the Congo has killed…read more

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