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03-Sep-2014 to 18:39

Senegal: Ebola tests on quarantined student still positive

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — The latest blood samples taken from the young Guinean student quarantined at the Fann Hospital in Dakar, Senegal continue to test positive for Ebola, the Ministry of Health and Social Action disclosed.

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03-Sep-2014 to 11:53

West Africa’s BRVM trades 179 715 securities worth $810 000

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 279 715 securities worth $810 000 were traded on Tuesday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $1.5 million on Monday.

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03-Sep-2014 to 11:11

Poor countries lose over $1tn every year to corruption-Report

APA-Canberra-(Australia) — Anti-poverty organization ONE has said poor countries lose over $1 trillion and millions of lives every year due to money laundering, bribery, tax evasion and corruption.

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02-Sep-2014 to 16:02

CSOs call for ECOWAS Ebola envoy

APA-Dakar (Senegal) — West African civil society organizations have invited the Economic Community of West-African States (ECOWAS) to name an envoy tasked with coordinating the bloc’s efforts to forestall the propagation of the Ebola virus which has already claimed more than 1,500 lives.

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02-Sep-2014 to 14:16

Ebola epidemic threatens W/African harvests

APA – Dakar (Senegal) — The United Nations Food and Agricultural Organization has warned that West Africa is bracing itself for an acute food crisis as a result of the Ebola epidemic ravaging the region.

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02-Sep-2014 to 12:09

WFP launches operation to reach 1.3m people in Ebola-hit countries

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — World Food Program (WFP) has launched a regional emergency operation to reach 1.3 million people in health centres and quarantine areas in Ebola-hit countries, the Food agency said on its website on Tuesday.

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02-Sep-2014 to 10:04

West Africa’s BRVM trades 56 347 securities worth $1.5m

APA-Dakar-(Senegal) — A turnover of 56 347 securities worth $1.5 million were traded on Monday by investors on the floor of the Regional Securities Exchange (BRVM) of the eight nation West African franc zone in contrast to $900 000 on Friday.

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