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Ebola Outbreak: Escaped Liberian Quarantine Patients Found as Death Toll Tops 1,200, Independent (London)
Club-wielding raiders yelled “there’s no Ebola!”
With Aid Doctors Gone, Ebola Fight Grows Harder, New York Times
Liberians ignoring health warnings.
The Bukusu people insist that strangers adopt Bukusu customs.
If Ebola Was in the UK We’d Cure It, Says Leading Doctor, Telegraph (London)
The West must be “shamed into real commitment.”
10-Year-Old Would-Be Suicide Bomber Arrested in Nigeria, Telegraph (London)
Boko Haram increasingly using women and girls.
Seven out of 10 black Africans don’t have toilets.
Not All African Women Believe ‘Black Is Beautiful’. And That’s OK, Telegraph (London)
Dark-skinned Nigerian defends skin lightening.
In Ebola Outbreak, Who Should Get Experimental Drug?, New York Times
Yet more racism?
The Liberian Slum Where Ebola Spreads Death Among Killer Virus ‘Deniers’, Telegraph (London)
New Kru Town has 50,000 people and almost no functioning toilets.
They were working for Boko Haram.
VICE shows how blacks’ attitudes help spread Ebola.
Ebola to Land on U.S. Soil for First Time, Daily Mail (London)
Two Americans to be brought back in isolation tents.
Victims don’t seek treatment because they think the disease is sorcery.
Ebola Victim Who Sparked Fears of a Worldwide Outbreak Was American, Daily Mail (London)
Liberian native was returning to Michigan from Africa.
At a Spanish Border, a Coordinated Scramble, New York Times
Africans spend months repeatedly trying to climb the fence into Spanish enclaves in North Africa.
Museveni says his people can get along without aid if they “stop sleeping.”
Saharan Remains May Be Evidence of First Race War, 13,000 Years Ago, Independent (London)
Whites may have killed blacks with arrows.
Disease has already killed 500 people.
Is Africa’s Meteoric Rise to Riches Sustainable?, Christian Science Monitor
Its population is expected to triple by the end of the century.
Amnesty International is “deeply disappointed.”
Ghana bought energy from Ivory Coast to power televisions .
“Kenya’s Kim Kardashian” has spent $170,000 on skin-lightening treatments.
Sorcery at War, New York Times
In the Central African Republic, 60 percent of the women in prison are convicted witches.
Nigerians want to use their “spiritual hunting skills” to take on Boko Haram.
31 percent of Swazi adults have HIV.
26-year-old woman’s body found by French troops.
Captors claim girls have converted to Islam.
Nigerian Schoolgirls: Boko Haram’s Kidnappers Thrive in a Land Without Law, Telegraph (London)
Africa’s largest economy is a mess.
The President says “We’re going to do everything we can to provide assistance to them.”
From January to March, 11,000 Africans landed in Italy.
‘Everyone Is Corrupt in Kenya, Even Grandmothers’, Foreign Policy
“When you have one million you want ten million.”
Nigerian Islamist Leader Threatens to Sell Abducted Girls ‘as Slaves’, Telegraph (London)
“I will marry off a girl at the age of nine.”
The Nuer are killing the Dinka.
Twelve police were injured.
230 schoolgirls were kidnapped from a school.
Separation may be a solution to “massive ethnic-religious cleansing.”
A piece of Africa came along with North America when the continents split.
“Boko Haram” has killed at least 2,000 people in the past six months.
Somaliland Dispatch: ‘I’m a Cutter and I’ll Take a Razor to My Daughter in the Holidays’, London Evening Standard
It’s lawful to cut clitorises in Somliland. It is done with only local anesthetic.
The virus kills a majority of those infected.
We’re Not No. 1! We’re Not No. 1!, New York Times
“America” is falling in international rankings.
Camp of the Saints, the movie.
Six hundred Africans tried to force their way into Spanish territory.
They set school housing on fire and shot or knifed anyone who escaped.
Next to Mexico City, Detroit is the most miserable city in North America.
Is Israel Deporting Illegal Infiltrators to Uganda?, Israel National News
Deportation numbers increasing every month.
Two cellophane-wrapped heads were found in the hotel restaurant.