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BCASPA hosts annual charity dinner in Addison, Texas

“My life literally came to a screeching halt just as the oncologist told me that I had an advanced form of cancer” That was the touching expression of a breast cancer survivor, Kay Schlueter as she told her story to guests and supporters at the annual charity dinner of BCASPA; …

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City of Dallas Welcomes new Cote d’ Ivoire Honorary Consul

The City of Dallas in collaboration with the World Affairs Council hosted the Inauguration of the New Honorary Consul of Cote d’Ivoire, the Honorable Dr. Hyacinthe Ndri. His Excellency, Daouda Diabate, the Ambassador of Cote d’Ivoire to the United States, was special guest at the event to formally recognize the …

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WHO declares Guinea Ebola Free

Guinea has been declared free of Ebola by the World Health Organization (WHO); two years after the epidemic began there. The disease killed more than 2,500 people in the country and a further 9,000 in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Guineans are expected to celebrate the landmark with concerts and fireworks. …

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West Africa Ebola Survivors Share Life-Saving Tips Via Mobile App

CONAKRY, Guinea – #ISurvivedEbola (http://www.isurvivedebola.org), the groundbreaking West African multimedia campaign, has launched a new, interactive mobile app that allows Ebola survivors to connect with each other, share public health advice, and update the world on the challenges they still face during their post-recovery lives. The innovative digital tool debuted …

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Nigeria Officially Ebola Free

Abuja – Nigeria has been declared Ebola-free, following the World Health Organization’s announcement that Senegal is now rid of the virus. Nigeria was thrust in the Ebola spotlight in July after an infected air traveler introduced the virus to the capital city of Lagos. The case spurred fears that the …

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Ebola Fear Leads to Travel Restrictions

Concerns over Ebola are prompting a growing number of African countries to tamp down on travel; a move the World Health Organization says could worsen the outbreak. South Africa announced Thursday that all noncitizens traveling there from three of the virus- stricken countries will be turned away, and that South …

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Ebola: Nigeria declares National Emergency, USA assists

In Nigeria, President Goodluck Jonathan declared the control and containment of the Ebola virus “a national emergency,” his office said in a statement. He urged people to avoid large gatherings, and approved the release of $11.6 million to fund measures against the spread of the virus, including setting up isolation …

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Guineans in Dallas Celebrate the birth of Hawa Nadine Bah

Dallas – The ceremony was a revelation of rich culture as shown by the good people of the Republic of Guinea; a West African Country. The occasion was the celebration of the birth of pretty Hawa Nadine Bah; 2nd daughter of Djenabou and Ahmed T. Bah. Guests arrived at the …

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