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Gunmen fire bullets, set off bomb at college in north Nigeria's Kano Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014

KANO Nigeria (Reuters) - Gunmen stormed a government college in northern Nigeria's main city of Kano on Wednesday, firing repeatedly on fleeing students and setting off an explosion, the military said.  Full Article

Ebola could drain blns of dollars from African economies: World Bank Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The largest-ever outbreak of Ebola could drain billions of dollars from economies in West Africa by the end of next year if the epidemic is not contained, the World Bank said in an analysis on Wednesday.  Full Article  

Liberian president hopes U.S. Ebola move will spur others to help Wednesday, 17 Sep 2014 

DAKAR (Reuters) - Liberian President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf said on Wednesday she hoped a U.S. decision to send military assistance to the country to fight the Ebola outbreak will spur other countries into action.  Full Article  

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