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All Schools In Nigeria Shut Down Due to Ebola Outbreak

All schools in Nigeria have been ordered to remain shut until 13 October as part of measures to prevent the spread of the deadly Ebola virus.

Cameroon: Jean II Makoun Has Put an End to His International Career

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Jean II Makoun says stop. The Cameroonian midfielder ended up with the indomitable Lions. And the Rennes player revealed his reasons to Jeune Afrique: "I put an end to my international career. I shall remain the first supporter of Cameroon, but I go to my work ".

From 'Made in China' to 'Made in Africa'

The cost of labor in China is going up, so Chinese manufacturers are moving to Africa, and they're playing all the angles.

(Mohamed Nureldin Abdallah/Reuters)

Boko Haram Militants Claim Caliphate Is Expanding

Boko Haram is claiming control of another Nigerian town, saying it has added it to its own Islamic caliphate in the north.

Bestselling Author, Dr. Tony Evans, Releases New Parenting Book, "Raising Kingdom Kids: Giving Your Child a Living Faith" (Available Nationwide September 1st)

In his latest book, Raising Kingdom Kids, bestselling author, Dr. Tony Evans, provides parents with practical how-to advice on giving spiritual training to their children as instructed in Scripture. Raising Kingdom Kids equips parents to raise their children with a Kingdom perspective.

Nigerian Pastor, Joseph Otubu, Urges Christians and Muslims to Pray for God to Get Rid of Boko Haram

A Christian leader, Joseph Otubu, has called on Nigerians both Christians and Muslims, to turn onto God for enduring solutions to Boko Haram and other security problems through fervent, genuine prayers and supplications.

Delivering a sermon during the 50th anniversary celebrations of the Motailatu Church Cherubim and Seraphim Worldwide, at Lekki in Ajah area of Lagos, yesterday, Otubu said that Nigerians need to pray that God should touch the hearts of Boko Haram sect members to stop killing innocent people and destroying their property because it is God who created them.

Liberian Doctor Dies After Being Given Experimental Ebola Drug, ZMapp

A Liberian doctor who was among three Africans to receive an experimental Ebola drug has died, the country's information minister said Monday, as a top U.N. delegation promised more help for countries battling the virulent disease during a visit to Sierra Leone.

Dr. Abraham Borbor, the deputy chief medical doctor at Liberia's largest hospital, had received the untested drug, ZMapp, after it was given to two Americans. After receiving medical car in the U.S. they later survived the virus that has killed about half of its victims.

Liberian soldiers scan people for signs of the Ebola virus, as they control people from entering the West Point area in the city of Monrovia, Liberia, Saturday, Aug. 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

Church Leaders In South Sudan Feel Forgotten by the Western World

Church leaders in South Sudan said yesterday that the world has turned its back on the war-torn nation and little is being done to help the millions in desperate need of humanitarian aid.

Rick Warren Talks About His Plan to Expand Ministry In Africa

The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who visited Rwanda this week, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

The American evangelical pastor Rick Warren, who addressed a big rally in the Rwandan capital of Kigali on Sunday, Aug. 17, 2014, during thanksgiving celebrations marking 20-years since the genocide in which more than 800,000 people were killed, told The Associated Press that he hopes to expand his ministry to East Africa.

Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf Declares Ebola Curfew

Liberia's president declared a curfew and ordered security forces to quarantine a slum home to at least 50,000 people late Tuesday as the West African country battled to stop the spread of Ebola in the capital.

President Ellen Johnson blamed Liberians for "continued denials, cultural burying practices, disregard for the advice of health workers and disrespect for the warnings by the Government"

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