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Congo has given over 200,000 people Merck Ebola vaccine-gov't 13:08 GMT

GOMA, Congo (Reuters) - Congolese authorities and health workers vaccinated more than 200,000 people against Ebola in August, the government said on Sunday, using a Merck vaccine they hope will help rein in the world's second worst epidemic.  Full Article

Sudan needs up to $10 billion in aid to rebuild economy, new PM says 07:45 GMT 

KHARTOUM (Reuters) - Sudan needs $8 billion in foreign aid over the next two years to cover its import bill and help rebuild its ravaged economy after months of political turmoil, its new prime minister said on Saturday.  Full Article  

Ethiopian parliament approves electoral, political parties bill- state broadcaster Saturday, 24 Aug 2019 

NAIROBI (Reuters) - Ethiopia's parliament has approved an electoral and political parties draft bill, the state broadcaster reported on Saturday, paving the way for national elections next year, the first to be held under reformist Prime Minister Abiy Ahmed.  Full Article  

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