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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.

14 hours ago

African-Diamond-Finds

Incredible Diamonds Just Found in Africa

Diamonds have long been the world’s most precious gemstones, admired universally for their strength and beauty. And while the stone in your engagement ring or diamond necklace may be millions of years old, the odds […]

CBS Seattle–02/10/2014

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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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Judge: Somali Piracy, Murder Trail To Stay In Virginia

The trail surrounding the murder of a Seattle couple off the coast of Africa will remain in Virginia despite a defense attorney’s efforts to move it. He claimed the pre-trial publicity and the region’s large military presence could contaminate a jury.

CBS Seattle–11/29/2012

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Guide to World Vision’s ‘Step Into Africa’ Exhibit

World Vision’s Step into Africa is a unique 2,000sq. ft. FREE interactive exhibit that allows Americans to step into the lives of actual children affected by HIV and AIDS in the hardest-hit region of the world: Sub-Saharan Africa.

08/24/2012

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WA Mom Sees Wells Built by Late Daughter’s Wish

One year after 9-year-old Rachel Beckwith’s death from a car crash inspired people around the world to donate more than $1 million to a charity in her honor, her mom is in Ethiopia this week visiting the water wells her philanthropy paid for.

07/24/2012