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Sierra Leone to shut down for three days to slow Ebola

FREETOWN, Sierra Leone - In a desperate bid to slow West Africa's accelerating Ebola outbreak, Sierra Leone ordered...were three Guinean radio journalists.Many villagers in West Africa have reacted with fear and panic when outsiders have...
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US missionary with Ebola leaving Liberia Tuesday

...evacuation flight was scheduled to leave West Africa between 1 a.m. and 1.30 a...stringent protocols, flying from West Africa to Dobbins Air Reserve base outside...partnered to provide health care in West Africa.Munro said the Writebols are...
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Toumieux to speak on West Africa relief efforts

...Eric Toumieux, national director of World Vision Senegal, will address progress in development and relief efforts for West Africa at a community-wide gathering at 6:30 p.m. Sunday at Chapel by the Lake. Complimentary light refreshments will...
Pioneer sells Alaska holdings for $550 million

...he helped establish in 2007, he said. Since the mid-1990s he has been involved in oil exploration in Colombia and West Africa, he said.After an Oct. 24 meeting with Gov. Sean Parnell, Musselman said he is impressed with the state's commitment...
Distant neighbors: Vagrants in Ghana

...then packed one-to-two hundred at a time into tiny cells in the various slave castles sprinkled along the coast of West Africa. "Now everyone, look down at the ground. Do you see how some parts of this cell floor ground are smoother than other...
Scientist: Cassava disease spread at alarming rate

...have been found as far south as Angola and moving into West Africa. The white fly that acts as a vector for the disease...cassava producer, and - really frightening - reaches West Africa and Nigeria, the biggest producer, you can just imagine...
Spring break: Senegal

...than enough reasons to give it a try. Though still in West Africa, Senegal feels culturally worlds apart from my home...history of Africa. It was the original capital of French West Africa, when most of this region belonged to France, and it...
Five good reads

...Heart of the Matter" chronicles the life-changing events of Major Henry Scobie drawn from Greene's own travels in West Africa. Greene: "It was like having a box of chocolates shut in the bedroom drawer. Until the box was empty it occupied...
Kodiak Middle School raises fund for Mali students

KODIAK - Students at Kodiak Middle School raised $1,000 to give electricity to a school in Mali, west Africa.The partnership between KMS and the middle school in Dielibougou, Mali began after Kodiak resident Heather Preece brought a...
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...University of Alaska Fairbanks. After college he did a stint in the Peace Corps, doing fisheries work in Sierra Leone, West Africa. He returned to Alaska and worked for the Department of Fish and Game, then went to Mississippi State University...


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