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Glenn Greenwald: The U.S. Government's Secret Plans to Spy for American Corporations

 In a graphic describing an “illustrative example,” the report heralds “technology acquisition by all means.” Some of the planning relates to foreign superiority in surveillance technology, but other parts are explicitly concerned with using cyber-espionage to bolster the competitive advantage of U.S.

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Corporate Empire

Nairobi Roads Upgrade and Social Impacts

The much awaited Nairobi Outering Road improvement project will start next month with traders operating along the road corridors expected to be relocated in the Nairobi County Markerts. 295 more words

African Development Bank

World Bank aids hunger relief in Ebola countries

The World Bank is donating to fight hunger in the Ebola-affected countries of West Africa. The UN World Food Programme (WFP) today announced the grants which total US $ 18.7 million.

Read the article at Examiner.

Global Hunger

Africa Beyond Ebola

Despite recent tragic events, progress is still being made in Africa.

By Ana Palacio | Georgetown University

Among this summer’s grave global worries, the spread of the Ebola virus has monopolized the discussion of Sub-Saharan Africa and reinvigorated hoary notions of disorder and despair – at a time when a new image of a… 876 more words

Global

News mashup: Life goes on amidst ebola

Health workers spray bleach solution on a woman suspected of having contracted the Ebola virus

Communion Ritual and Ebola Fears In Nigeria 2,718 more words

Ebola

Ebola could wreck the economies of Liberia, Sierra Leone and Guinea: World Bank

Via The World Bank. . Excerpt and then a dire prediction or two of my own:

A World Bank Group analysis of the Ebola epidemic released today finds that if the virus continues to surge in the three worst-affected countries – Guinea, Liberia, and Sierra Leone – its economic impact could grow eight-fold, dealing a potentially catastrophic blow to the already fragile states. 671 more words

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