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Donald Trump is sending Liberians back to west Africa. The 45th president is ending the delayed deportation protection status for Liberians who fled their country’s civil war and had been living in the United States since the early 1990s. The Trump administration says political conditions in Liberia have improved to such a degree that it…

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Advertising professionals turned filmmakers Emily Moore and Joyce Chen were so intrigued with a friend’s nonprofit, Hello Vuelo, which crowdsources money and airline mile donations to help reunite low-income families living in different countries, they captured it on film in their short documentary, Refugee. Today, they are the recipients of the 2017 Santa Barbara International Film Festival’s “Best Short Documentary.” Aicha Diop, a…

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Peace Hyde is a native of London who quit her high-paying career in education and left her home to move to her ancestors’ homeland, Ghana. The editor of a motivational blog, A Piece of Peace, she is also the West Africa correspondent for Forbes Africa, Forbes Woman Africa and the face of the new flagship Forbes…

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  It seems that when combating the deadly Ebola virus the world can now look to Nigeria for solutions. On Monday, the government of Nigeria announced that the country has stopped the outbreak of the Ebola virus that is spreading throughout West Africa. The World Health Organization has called Nigeria’s achievement a “spectacular success story.” World…

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His Excellency Daniel Kablan Duncan, prime minister of the Republic of Cote d’Ivoire, West Africa, along with a delegation of key ministers of government and business leaders honored Ambassador Andrew Young at the InterContinental Buckhead Atlanta hotel during the formal launch of the of the International University of Grand-Bassam Foundation on Wednesday, Oct. 8, 2014.…

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Texas Health Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas officials reported in a statement on Monday, Sept. 29, 2014, an unnamed patient was being tested for the Ebola virus and had been placed in “strict isolation” due to the patient’s symptoms and recent travel history. Nearly 3,100 people have died from Ebola since first identified in Guinea six…

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The Ebola epidemic that has struck West Africa shows no sign of abating. The number of cases and dead victims continue to rise to unprecedented levels with no end in sight. The World Health Organization has announced that there are no longer any experimental vaccines available for Ebola. The global supply has been exhausted and…

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World Health Organization

  As the Ebola virus rages in West Africa, the World Health Organization has confirmed that there are newly identified cases of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The new strain is genetically unrelated to the one that is currently in Liberia, Guinea, Sierra Leone, and Nigeria. In addition, the World Health Organization released…

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Ebola patient to be treated in Atlanta

  The deadly Ebola virus has caused a health crisis in West Africa, with its 50-90 percent fatality rate. The Centers for Disease Control (CDC) has warned travelers against going to Sierra Leone, Guinea and Liberia where the disease seems to be raging. Now Atlanta residents should be aware that Emory Healthcare has announced that…

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Patrick Sawyer

The deadly Ebola virus in Africa, which kills 90 percent of its victims has once more resurfaced with deadly ferocity. The virus has already killed the top doctor in the country of Liberia who was treating patients and has also infected two U.S. health care workers. When the virus first appeared, almost 30 years ago,…

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The 35th annual Odunde Street Festival, held the  second Sunday in June, happens to be one of the largest African American street festivals in the United States. Located at 23rd and South Street, one of Philadelphia’s oldest historically African American neighborhoods, this festival brings a taste of Africa to the heart of the city. On…

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