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Surviving Ebola: Africa cries out for healthcare boost

Photo@ReutershealthworkersSurviving sickness can make you stronger.

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Ghana company launches country's first 4G data network

photo@ReutersmobilephoneGhana company Surfline Communications launched the country's first 4G data network this week in partnership with French technology company Alcatel-Lucent, making Ghana the sixth nation in sub-Saharan Africa to get the high speed service.

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US-Africa relations: Nigeria is looking at other areas of exports - Ohuabunwa

Sam Ohuabunwa, National President of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce. Photo©samohuabunwa.comSam Ohuabunwa, National President of the Nigerian-American Chamber of Commerce (NACC) says the US will show increasing presence in the Gulf of Guinea because it is a strategic area to protect, both in terms of trade and geopolitical stability.

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Pessimism over Mugabe's SADC and future AU roles

Photo©ReutersZimbabwe's veteran ruler, President Robert Mugabe this week assumes the role of Southern African Development Community (SADC) chairman amid grumblings from his local rivals that his leadership will be a burden to the country and the region. He 

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Culture, the albatross perpetuating stunting and malnutrition

Malagasy children eat at the United Nations World Food Program (WFP) school feeding initiative in Antananarivo, October 28, 2013. The WFP, in collaboration with partners, provide food assistance to poor children to support their access to education. Photo©ReutersFood, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa.

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The survival of Obama's legacy for Africa

Barack Obama. Photo©ReutersThe test of President Barack Obama's Africa policies will be if they survive after the next US president takes over in 2017.

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