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NEC Delivers Infrared Thermography Cameras as a Countermeasure Against Ebola

January 28, 2015 at 08:36

NEC Corporation announced the delivery of infrared thermography cameras*, via the Japan International Cooperation Agency (JICA), to support countermeasures against Ebola hemorrhagic fever in Africa, delivering 4 units to the […]

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African Youth Commit to DRR

January 22, 2015 at 14:19

African youth leaders are taking action to ensure their communities are better informed and prepared to reduce disaster risks. Seven youth leaders participated in a disaster risk reduction (DRR) educational […]

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Two women in Monrovia, Liberia, walk in front of a billboard, which says “Ebola must go. Stopping Ebola is Everybody’s Business.” Photo: UNMIL/Emmanuel Tobey

‘No room for complacency’ UN says, urging vigilance in Ebola fight as West Africa marks progress

January 21, 2015 at 08:01

One year has passed since Ebola began spreading in West Africa, ravaging villages and local economies, and yet, amid dramatic improvements in the three most affected countries, the United Nations […]

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WaterAid Launches New Initiative to Help West African Communities Cope with Drought

January 13, 2015 at 14:30

Three-Year Initiative to Help Improve Water Resource Management in Burkina Faso, Mali, and Niger WaterAid announced today plans to support 29 drought-prone West African communities in proactively managing local water […]

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US Donates $1 Million to Nuclear Agency to Combat Ebola: State Department

January 9, 2015 at 10:50

US State Department announced that US contributed $1 million to the International Atomic Energy Agency to use nuclear science to help combat the Ebola virus epidemic in West Africa. The […]

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Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

Ebola Survivors Across West Africa Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

January 8, 2015 at 12:54

‘Yes, I Survived Ebola’ Says Guinean Woman in First-Ever Message Sent Through the Interactive App #ISurvivedEbola (http://www.isurvivedebola.org), the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app […]

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African farmers reap little benefit from oil price drop

January 6, 2015 at 10:30

NAIROBI: From the coffee plantations of Uganda to the maize fields of Zambia, the collapse in world oil prices has so far brought few benefits for African farmers, with stubbornly […]

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Tanzania: Water is life

December 30, 2014 at 12:33

“Hospitals are few and far between, so these dispensaries offer a strategic value for the local villagers and citizens around the area as a means by which to get healthcare […]

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Canada and Australia select five African research teams to improve food security

December 23, 2014 at 14:57

Canada’s International Development Research Centre (IDRC) and the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR) today announced five projects in Eastern and Southern Africa to address food security problems. The […]

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A desire to provide Ivorian families with a magical Christmas

December 22, 2014 at 16:37

This Saturday, December 20, Jumia ,the leader of e -commerce in Côte d’Ivoire , organizes a Christmas tree in the village of Bongo , 100km away from Abidjan, in partnership […]

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