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WHO Declares International Emergency Over Ebola Outbreak

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, July 19, 2019 at 7:00am 7/19/2019 at 7:00am

Five years after a significant outbreak in Africa, the World Health Organization (WHO) has declared another international emergency over Ebola.

The spread of the Ebola virus, which began in the central African nation of Congo, has been designated as a “public health emergency of international concern,” a WHO spokesperson said.

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Record Number of African Nationals Flood Our Southern Border

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 17, 2019 at 2:00pm 6/17/2019 at 2:00pm
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In her post about the World Health Organization declaring Ebola outbreaks the “new normal,” Leslie noted that 350 people from the Congo turned up at our southern border.

It appears this was not an anomaly and that a record number of African nationals from a range of countries are arriving in America...

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WHO Declares Large Ebola Outbreaks as the New Normal

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, June 10, 2019 at 9:00am 6/10/2019 at 9:00am
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We have followed the outbreak of Ebola in the Democratic Republic of the Congo for over six months.

Officials have reported nearly 3,000 cases of the hemorrhagic disease. However, the actual number of infected Congolese may be a third higher than figures show, experts have warned.

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Journalist Who Exposed FIFA Corruption Murdered in Ghana

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Posted by  ▪  Friday, January 18, 2019 at 7:00pm 1/18/2019 at 7:00pm
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A man murdered Ahmed Hussein-Suale, a journalist who helped expose major FIFA corruption, as he drove home on a motorbike in Ghana. From USA Today:

Ahmed Hussein-Suale was killed late Wednesday, shot twice in t...

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Jason Spindler: American Who Survived 9/11 at WTC, Killed in Kenya Terror Attack

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Posted by  ▪  Thursday, January 17, 2019 at 1:00pm 1/17/2019 at 1:00pm
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Jason Spindler worked at the World Trade Center and was late for work on 9/11, which fortunately saved his life. Spindler, who had also belonged to the Peace Corps, ultimately went back to school for a law degree and worked abroad.

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Suspected Terrorist Attack at Nairobi Hotel Complex Leaves at Least 11 Dead

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, January 15, 2019 at 7:01pm 1/15/2019 at 7:01pm
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A suspected terrorist attack in Nairobi, Kenya has left at least 11 people dead, a conservative estimate according to officials.

The attack took place in a compound situated in an affluent neighborhood.

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Congo reports worst Ebola outbreak in country’s history

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, December 9, 2018 at 2:00pm 12/9/2018 at 2:00pm

In May, I noted that the African nation of Congo was battling an Ebola epidemic.

It is now being reported that the most recent outbreak of the gruesome hemorrhagic disease is the worst it has experienced in history.

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Melania Trump ends solo tour of Africa at Egypt’s pyramids

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, October 8, 2018 at 4:30pm 10/8/2018 at 4:30pm
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First Lady Melania Trump has spent the last week in Africa, touring during Ghana, Malawi, Kenya and Egypt. The trip was designed to enhance the First Lady’s public profile, generate goodwill, and strengthen the connections between the Trump administration and the leaders of these nations.

The normally-reserved Mrs. Trump used a photo-op...

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Mugabe Not on Zimbabwe Ballot for the First Time

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, July 30, 2018 at 10:30am 7/30/2018 at 10:30am
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History is happening in Zimbabwe as citizens will not see long-time dictator Robert Mugabe on the presidential ballot. From The Associated Press:

“I want to do this and get on with my business. I am not leaving anything to chance. This is my future,” said Emerina Akenda, a first-time voter.

Thousands of election...

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CDC prepares to join Ebola fight in Congo

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 19, 2018 at 6:00pm 5/19/2018 at 6:00pm

Early last week, I wrote that there was a serious outbreak of the hemorrhagic virus Ebola reoccurring in the African nation of Congo.

Officials are now alarmed as Ebola has now been reported in one of Congo’s few urban centers.

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New Ebola Outbreak Strikes the Congo

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, May 9, 2018 at 7:00am 5/9/2018 at 7:00am

An Ebola outbreak has been declared in the Democratic Republic of Congo after 17 people have succumbed to the virus.

The outbreak declaration was made after laboratory results confirmed two cases of Ebola out of a sample of five suspected patients, the World Health Organization (WHO) said.
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Pentagon: Chinese Targeting Lasers at American Military Pilots in Africa

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Posted by  ▪  Saturday, May 5, 2018 at 2:00pm 5/5/2018 at 2:00pm
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The American relationship with China certainly is complex.

The Asian powerhouse is assisting the US with negotiations with North Korea. However, at the same time, the American government has formally complained to China about an incident involving the Chinese military targeting

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Trump Admin Passes Tough Sanctions Against Iran-Backed Hezbollah

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, February 4, 2018 at 12:00pm 2/4/2018 at 12:00pm
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President Donald Trump and his administration continues to crack down on Iran, but this time it took aim at terrorist group Hezbollah, which relies on Iran. The sanctions will also try to dim Iran’s influence across the Middle East. From the Treasury Department:

“Hizballah is a terrorist organization responsible for the death...

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Zimbabwe Dictator Robert Mugabe Resigns a Week After Coup

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Posted by  ▪  Tuesday, November 21, 2017 at 4:00pm 11/21/2017 at 4:00pm
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We all thought that Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe would resign on Sunday. After all, the military takeover occurred last week and his party, Zanu-PF, ousted him as party leader. They then said he had 24 hours to resign or face impeachment.

Mugabe gave an insufferable speech on Sunday without resigning, which met...

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Zimbabwe Dictator Mugabe Won’t Step Down, Ousted as Party Leader

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Posted by  ▪  Sunday, November 19, 2017 at 4:30pm 11/19/2017 at 4:30pm
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Earlier on Sunday, Zimbabwe’s ruling party Zanu-PF ousted dictator Robert Mugabe as its leader. It gave Mugabe 24 hours to resign or face impeachment.

Mugabe gave a speech and many thought he would resign. He chose not to resign and vowed to continue leading. So it looks like impeachment is the...

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Zimbabwe Military Seizes Control, Confines President Mugabe to Home

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Posted by  ▪  Wednesday, November 15, 2017 at 10:00am 11/15/2017 at 10:00am
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A non-coup coup has apparently happened in the southern African country of Zimbabwe overnight. I noticed last night on Twitter that the military started to take control in the capital city of Harare, but denied it was a coup because they planned to target criminals around President Robert Mugabe.

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Report: SEALs Killed Green Beret After He Discovered Alleged Theft Scheme

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Posted by  ▪  Monday, November 13, 2017 at 5:30pm 11/13/2017 at 5:30pm
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In October, I blogged that the Navy opened an investigation to determine if two members of Navy SEAL Team 6 strangled Staff Sgt. Logan J. Melgar, a 34-year-old Green Beret, in Mali last June.

The Daily Beast has now released a report the men killed Melgar after he uncovered their theft scheme...

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