Africa News Headlines – Special Ebola Edition – 28 October 2014

African students address their peers’ misconceptions about EbolaSource: The Daily Pennsylvanian Finding Ebola’s ‘patient zero’Source: The Guardian/Daily Maverick New paper Ebola test can detect strains within 30 minutesSource: UPI WHO vaccines boss Marie-Paule Kieny signs up as first Ebola trial guinea pigSource: Biznews.com/Reuters The real worry isn’t Ebola in New York. It’s Ebola in Mali.Source: …

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Africa News Headlines for 22 October 2014

Why Ebola Hasn’t Really Spread Across West AfricaSource: TIME Programs help young women in Kenya flee prostitutionSource: Catholic Online In defence of globalisation: The moral and liberal caseSource: BusinessDay France’s CanalPlus to Launch Pan-African Entertainment ChannelSource: The Hollywood Reporter Georgetown Remembers Revered SFS Dean Carol LancasterSource: Georgetown University Airtel partners with UNESCO for IT youth …

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Africa News Headlines – Special Ebola Edition – 21 October 2014

Woah! Did The Simpsons predict Ebola outbreak 17 years back?Source: First Post John Hoffmire: What’s the next step in the Ebola crisis?Source: Deseret News Ebola vaccine trials could start in Africa in JanuarySource: USA Today Samsung donates 3,000 smartphones in support of the fight against EbolaSource: Biztech Africa Ebola: Wake up call for Africa to …

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Africa News Headlines for 20 October 2014

Erasing infrastructure deficit key to Africa’s growth, development – UN officialSource: UN News Centre Africa Is Today’s Attractive Destination For Increased InvestmentSource: Government of Ghana What’s motivating the Boko Haram cease-fire? – Part 2Source: PBS Newshour Rwanda to host 7th regional oil summitSource: East African Business Week India Planning To Invest More In AfricaSource: InSerbia …

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New Africa Books – Special Ebola Edition for 20 October 2014

Ebola: The Natural and Human History of a Deadly Virus by David Quammen Release Date: October 20, 2014Publisher: W. W. Norton & Company In 1976 a deadly virus emerged from the Congo forest. As swiftly as it came, it disappeared, leaving no trace. Over the four decades since, Ebola has emerged sporadically, each time to …

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