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  • MONROVIA, Aug 13 (Reuters) – A consignment of experimental Ebola drugs arrived by plane in Liberia on Wednesday to treat two doctors suffering from the virus, which has killed more than 1,000 people across four West African countries. Source:
  • LONDON, Aug 13 (Reuters) – Nigerian prices held steady on Wednesday in a thin market with a slowly diminishing number of September availabilities and as traders await the release of Angola’s October loading programme, expected by early next week. Only around 10 September loading Nigerian cargoes remained available, one trader said, down from close to […]
  • Unless the Supreme Court steps in to postpone marriages for same-sex couples in Virginia, they could begin getting licenses to wed as early as next Wednesday, after the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit refused a delay Wednesday morning. If the procedure that has been followed in similar cases is used again, however, […]
  • Food, despite being the greatest opportunity for a healthy lifestyle, could become the greatest threat and cause of death, particularly across Africa. … Source:
  • The role of politics on the bench; focusing on education; the Roberts Court, the Supreme Court, and the historical arc of race and ethnicity; and a timeline for getting out of the classification business. In this five-part interview, Edward Blum – Visiting Fellow at the American Enterprise Institute and Founder and President of the Project […]
  • The test of President Barack Obama’s Africa policies will be if they survive after the next US president takes over in 2017. … Source:
  • NAIROBI, Aug 13 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Wednesday. – – – – – EVENTS: KENYA – The Central Bank of Kenya auctions 182-day and 364-day Treasury bills worth a total of 8 billion Kenyan shillings ($90.96 million). […]
  • The petition of the day is: Spokeo, Inc. v. Robins 13-1339 Issue: Whether Congress may confer Article III standing upon a plaintiff who suffers no concrete harm, and who therefore could not otherwise invoke the jurisdiction of a federal court, by authorizing a private right of action based on a bare violation of a federal […]
  • WINNIPEG, Manitoba, Aug 12 (Reuters) – Canada will donate a small quantity of an experimental Ebola vaccine developed in its government lab to the World Health Organization for use in Africa, the country’s health minister said on Tuesday. Source:
  • * Ghana delays academic year for tertiary institutions (Adds Canada to donate Ebola vaccine) Source: