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24/7 Africa News Coverage
November 01, 2014
EPIDEMICS
British navy arrives to 'kick Ebola out of Sierra Leone'
Freetown (AFP) Oct 30, 2014
A British navy mission said it was nervous but ready "to see that Ebola is kicked out" as it arrived in Sierra Leone Thursday to treat victims of the deadly virus. The RFA Argus was cheered by dockworkers and other vessels as it completed a 10-day voyage from southwest England to Freetown, the capital of its former colony. "There was lots of anxiety from us as well as from our relatives and loved-ones about coming to Sierra Leone to fight the Ebola virus," Commander Ross Spooner, from Royal Nava ... read more
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AFRICA NEWS

French forces engaged in large-scale operation in Mali: army
Fighting between French military forces and jihadists continued overnight in northern Mali where soldiers are carrying out a large-scale operation, the army said Thursday after a staff sergeant was killed. ... more
SHAKE AND BLOW

Scores feared dead in DR Congo flood disaster
Scores of people were feared dead Tuesday in terrible floods that hit the strife-torn east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. ... more
AFRICA NEWS

Thirty adolescents abducted in northeast Nigeria: local chief
Around 30 adolescents - some of them girls aged as young as 11 - have been abducted in northeast Nigeria over the weekend by suspected Boko Haram rebels, a local village chief told reporters on Sunday. ... more
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OIL AND GAS

Algeria's Sonatrach to probe offshore energy
Algerian energy company Sonatrach announced plans to carry out its first ever offshore drilling campaign by the end of next year. ... more


OIL AND GAS

Eni makes major oil find offshore Congo
Italian energy company Eni said Thursday it made a significant oil discovery at a basin off the western coast of the Congolese republic. ... more
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TRADE WARS

Tanzania to start major port construction in 2015
Tanzania will launch construction of a major Chinese-funded sea port in 2015 to boost the trading capacity of the east African nation, a presidential statement read. ... more
EPIDEMICS

US troops quarantined in Italy after W. Africa stint
US troops returning from West Africa are being quarantined at a base in Italy as a precaution to prevent the potential spread of the Ebola virus, the Pentagon said Monday. ... more
24/7 Energy News Coverage
A New Way To Convert Light To Electrical Energy

Westinghouse to Supply Advanced Safety System to Ukraine Nuclear Power Plants

Leaders Discuss Wind Power in Canada's Energy Future

'Nanomotor lithography' answers call for affordable, simpler device manufacturing

Reverse engineering materials for more efficient heating and cooling

Saving lots of computing capacity with a new algorithm

Nanosafety research - there's room for improvement

OIL AND GAS

Abducted Chinese worker freed in Sudan: minister
Sudan's security forces have freed a Chinese worker abducted last week in the conflict-hit West Kordofan region, the oil minister said on Friday. ... more
WATER WORLD

Top marine scientists call for action on 'invisible' fisheries
To protect our oceans from irreversible harm, governments, conservationists, and researchers around the world must address the enormous threat posed by unregulated and destructive fisheries, say top ... more
EPIDEMICS

New commander takes over US Ebola mission in West Africa
A new commander on Saturday took over the US military mission to combat Ebola in West Africa, the Pentagon said. ... more
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TERROR WARS

Egypt expands 'terrorism-linked' military trials of civilians
Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi on Monday enacted a decree allowing military trials for civilians suspected of attacking state infrastructure, after a string of deadly strikes on soldiers. ... more
TERROR WARS

Cameroon army kills 39 Boko Haram fighters: defence ministry
Cameroonian troops killed 39 Boko Haram fighters in clashes with the Islamists, who were carrying out three raids on Cameroon's territory, the defence ministry said Sunday. ... more
Military Space News, Nuclear Weapons, Missile Defense
Back to Cold War as Russia probes NATO defences

Japanese aircraft scrambles endangering safety: China

China Concerned by India's Moves to Secure Northeastern Border

China punishes HK lawmaker for criticising leader

Chinese Communist leadership 'fundamental' to rule of law: party

Canadian military receiving satellite-on-the-move communications system

Iraq Sunni exiles say bombs cannot defeat IS

FLORA AND FAUNA

US charges safari owners with illegal rhino hunts
Two South African men were charged Thursday by the US government with conspiracy to sell illegal rhinoceros hunts to American hunters, money laundering and secretly trafficking in rhino horns. ... more
AFRICA NEWS

Secret talks to end Lesotho military standoff
South Africa's deputy president has held secret talks with a renegade Lesotho military commander, a defence official told AFP on Thursday, as an offer of partial amnesty is floated in the hope of ending a destabilising post-coup standoff. ... more
SOLAR DAILY

Trina Solar opens new warehouse in South Africa
Trina Solar has opened its first warehouse in the Republic of South Africa. The warehouse, which is located in Pretoria, is the next logical step for the company in entrenching its local footprint a ... more
OIL AND GAS

Shell assessing gas discovery off the Gabonese coast
Shell announced Wednesday it made a substantial discovery of natural gas in the deep waters off the coast of the West African nation of Gabon. ... more
FLORA AND FAUNA

All in a flap: Seychelles fears foreign bird invader
It was just a feather: but in the tropical paradise of the Seychelles, the discovery of parakeet plumage has put environmentalists in a flutter, with a foreign invading bird threatening the national parrot. ... more

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EPIDEMICS

'Every nation' must help in fight against Ebola: Liberia
Liberia's president has made an impassioned plea for all nations to commit to the fight against Ebola ahead of a meeting by EU foreign ministers Monday, under pressure to scale up their response to the escalating epidemic. ... more
OIL AND GAS

Libyan operations give production boost to OMV
Austrian energy company OMV said Monday its quarterly production was boosted by the resumption of operations in war-torn Libya. ... more
Space News from SpaceDaily.com
Orbital Sciences Considers Replacing Russian Engine Used on Antares

Antares rocket launch failed due to possible engine flaw

NASA Completes Initial Assessment after Orbital Launch Mishap

Getting to Know You, Rocket Edition: Interim Cryogenic Propulsion Stage

Russia Puts Meridian Communications Satellite Into Orbit

FY 15 launch schedule kicks off with GPS IIF-8 liftoff from 'The Cape'

NASA to work with cargo partners despite rocket crash

OIL AND GAS

Tamar partners intent on selling Israeli gas to Egypt

UAV NEWS

US drone crashes at Niger airport

FLORA AND FAUNA

No single explanation for biodiversity in Madagascar

AFRICA NEWS

Nigeria tries 59 soldiers on mutiny charges

AFRICA NEWS

Horn free: Lagos tries to tackle noise pollution

EPIDEMICS

Nuclear help for faster Ebola diagnosis

OIL AND GAS

Gas find puts reserves above 20 tcf mark for Statoil

CIVIL NUCLEAR

France and South Africa sign nuclear energy agreement

IRON AND ICE

Zooming in on 67P Churyumov-Gerasimenko

TERROR WARS

Travel warnings, Jihadists, changing French holiday plans

Zimbabwe signs $1.5 bn power deal with China's Sinohydro

2 dead in Algeria military plane crash

Burundi opposition under threat as elections approach

Sri Lanka faces EU fish export ban

Mozambique's Frelimo accused of timber smuggling to fund vote drive

Cameroon vows to 'totally wipe out' Boko Haram after hostages' release

Preliminary Ebola tests come back positive for Dallas healthcare worker

Six UN peacekeepers injured in C. Africa

27 Chinese and local hostages released in Cameroon: govt

Nobel Peace Prize: Russia and Tunisia on long candidate list

Egypt forces kill top jihadist in Sinai

Tullow Oil upbeat on prospects for oil offshore Gabon

S.Africa to ink nuclear pact with France

Egypt raises over 8 bln USD for new canal project

Saab taps South African subsidiary for Gripen E work

Malaysia's Sime Darby to acquire PNG palm oil leader

Dhlakama: Mozambique's comeback kid rides election wave

Libya PM says Egypt will help train army

Britain sends 750 military personnel to combat Ebola

Dalai Lama marks Nobel anniversary as Western support wanes

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