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The Ebola Outbreak: What Every American Needs To Know

The recent outbreak of the Ebola virus in Africa has begun attracting attention in the U.S. for good reason.

07/31/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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NovoDynamics Gets New Partner In Africa, Middle East

The Ann Arbor developer of advanced pattern recognition and analytics technologies NovoDynamics Inc. announced a partnership with Forefront Technologies, a distributor of document imaging hardware and storage systems in Africa and the Middle East that is based in the United Arab Emirates.

WWJ Newsradio 950–11/06/2013

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Michigan-Native Peace Corps Worker Killed In Uganda

Woodhaven native Danielle Gucciardo, 23, died in a traffic accident.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/30/2013

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Former U-M Janitor Gets Prison Time In Child Slave Case

A former University of Michigan janitor has been sentenced to 11 years in prison, convicted of forcing children to work as slaves at his Ypsilanti home.

WWJ Newsradio 950–03/25/2013

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Ypsilanti Man Convicted Of Enslaving 4 African Children

A federal jury has convicted a Washtenaw County man on charges he enslaved and abused four West African children in his home for several years.

WWJ Newsradio 950–10/31/2012

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Lakeside Software Opens European Office

Lakeside Software, a leader in big data analytics for IT professionals, Monday announced that it has opened a regional headquarters for Europe, the Middle East and Africa, and has appointed top industry veteran Tony Coleman to serve as its managing director.

WWJ Newsradio 950–07/23/2012

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U-M Course Teaches Leadership With Mt. Kilimanjaro Climb

A new course at the University of Michigan’s Ross School of Business Executive Education offers the chance to learn about leadership by climbing Africa’s highest mountain—19,000-foot Mount Kilimanjaro in Tanzania.

WWJ Newsradio 950–06/26/2012

(Submitted photo, WWJ) OU student Morgan Fisher with kids in Africa.

OU Student Helps Africa With JAMS Concert Saturday

“Music is the language of the world,” Fisher said. “It’s something everyone can feel and relate to. It’s a good way to bring a diverse group of people together to expose them to a cause.”

CBS Detroit–06/15/2012

Detroit Metro Airport (WWJ Photo/Beth Fisher)

Flight From Detroit Quarantined In Chicago

A Minnesota woman who caused a health scare aboard a Delta Airlines flight from Detroit to Chicago says it was all a misunderstanding over bug bites.

WWJ Newsradio 950–04/26/2012

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