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5.3 magnitude earthquake hits central South Africa

 The U.S. Geological Survey said on Tuesday in Johannesburg that 5.3 magnitude earthquake has hit central South Africa killing one man.   It said the man died when a wall collapsed on top of him.   It said the tremor was centered in Orkney, a town around 120 km (70 miles) southwest of Johannesburg, an area with a high concentration ...

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Ebola Virus: Nigerian nurse dead, six others infected

One of the medical officers that attended to late Ebola victim, Liberian-born Patrick Sawyer, has died after she became infected with the virus. The nurse came into direct contact with the late Liberian-American man, according to officials of the Federal Government. At a press briefing held today, Minister of Health, Onyebuchi Chukwu, confirmed that six other people have tested positive ...

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Confab report ready for debate on Aug. 13, says spokesman

The final report of the National Conference is ready and will be debated by delegates on Aug. 13 in Abuja, Assistant Secretary, Media and Communications of the conference, Mr James Akpandem, has said.     Akpandem told the News Agency of Nigeria (NAN) on Wednesday in Abuja that the report of the conference was already being reproduced to meet the ...

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