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At its height, the Kanem Empire encompassed an area covering not only much of Chad but also parts of southern Libya (Fezzan) and eastern Niger, northeastern Nigeria and northern Cameroon.
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Ebola, the deadly virus that has held the world hostage, serves as a lesson on how governments should have acted swiftly in providing aid to Western African nations which have been hit the hardest by the disease. 1,203 more words
In December 2013, a two-year-old boy in the nation of Guinea became ill with an unknown hemorrhagic illness, and died soon after. Within days, most of his family became similarly ill, with the boy’s mother, sister and grandmother passing away within weeks. 903 more words