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  • GENEVA, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The Ebola virus is spreading exponentially in Liberia, where many thousands of new cases expected over the coming three weeks, the World Health Organisation (WHO) said on Monday. Source:
  • * President Obama says U.S. needs to do more (Adds details, statement from 11 chief executives) Source:
  • Schadenfreude sweeps a Cameroonian village as police question former French President, Nicolas Sarkozy. … Source:
  • South Africa’s PPC has launched a major investment programme that should be completed by 2017 and enable it to compete more with the continental cement giants. Pepe Meijer, Managing director, PPC International, says that aside from West Africa and East Africa, his company has clearly indicated an appetite for North Africa … Source:
  • NAIROBI, Sept 8 (Reuters) – The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect African markets on Monday. – – – – – EVENTS: * SOUTH AFRICA – Petrochemical group Sasol to release results. A Reuters poll of 11 analysts sees its diluted headline earnings per share […]
  • Note: Reuters has not verified this story and does not vouch for its accuracy. (Compiled by Derek Francis in Bangalore) Source:
  • Much of the modern history of civil rights law finds its origin in a famous footnote in a 1938 Supreme Court decision dealing with shipping “adulterated” milk across state lines. But there is another part to that ruling, and a new appeal is asking the Court to bring that part up to date, for use […]
  • JERUSALEM, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Shares of Israeli biotech firm Protalix reversed gains on Sunday after the company’s chief executive threw cold water on a news report that its technology could be used to develop a version of the Ebola experimental drug ZMapp. Source:
  • WASHINGTON, Sept 7 (Reuters) – The United States needs to do more to help control West Africa’s deadly Ebola outbreak to stop it becoming a global crisis that could one day threaten Americans, President Barack Obama said in an interview. Source:
  • JERUSALEM, Sept 7 (Reuters) – Shares in Israeli biotech company Protalix jumped on Sunday following a news report that its technology could be used to develop an Ebola treatment similar to the experimental drug ZMapp, which has shown promising results in recent trials. Source: