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Ebola, Human Rights And Poverty – Making The Connection

AFRICANGLOBE - The unimaginable suffering we are witnessing is in no way simply an inevitable result of the “natural” pathophysiology or epidemiology of the disease. It is not a coincidence that, in addition to the legacy of colonial exploitation, and pillaging by their own corrupt and unaccountable governments in recent history, Liberia and Sierra Leone are two countries that have been ravaged by brutal civil wars.

Nigerian Volunteers To Fight Ebola In West Africa

AFRICANGLOBE - Nearly 600 Nigerian health volunteers will be sent to Sierra Leone, Liberia and Guinea to help contain the Ebola outbreak. Volunteers from different health professions have been registering, willing to join the effort in to combat the deadly illness.

American Doctor Recovers From Ebola, Vaccine Still Denied To Africans

AFRICANGLOBE - Dr. Kent Brantly, the Samaritan's Purse doctor who contracted Ebola while caring for patients in Liberia, will be released from Emory University Hospital in Atlanta today after completing his recovery from the deadly virus.

Dying Africans Are Pleading For The Ebola Drug Given To Two...

AFRICANGOBE - No one knows how to cure the Ebola virus. But speculation about the experimental treatment that was given to two White Americans has people questioning why only to them, while the African body count continues to climb.

West African Countries to Invest In $4 Billion Railway Project

AFRICANGLOBE - Four West African countries will invest an estimated $4 billion on the construction of a railway line to boost intra-African trade, a source revealed yesterday.

U.S. Attempting to Muscle in On West African Markets

AFRICANGLOBE - The United States is working with West African countries to reach a trade and investment agreement that supports efforts at economic growth and integration as American companies increasingly look toward Africa for business opportunities.

UN Approve Preliminary Resolution for Military Intervention in Mali

The UN Security Council has unanimously adopted a resolution to give West African countries and the African regional bodies 45 days to offer a...

West Africa Lukewarn on French Intervention in Mali

West African countries have given an unenthusiastic response to Laurent Fabius's calls to take part in a military intervention in Mali during the French...

African Union Should Stand Up For Africans

On Sunday, the African Union voted, for the first time, woman to head the AU Commission. Nkosazana Dlamini-Zuma, South Africa's Home affairs minister, beat...

Coup Leaders Reinstate Constitution African Leaders Still Refuse to Help Mali

Capt. Amadou Haya Sanogo, who led military officers that ousted Mali's highly unpopular President Amadou Toumani Toure last month and scrapped the nation's constitution...