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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

Cleared Of Murder, Pistorius Found Guilty Of Culpable Homicide

Friday, September 12, 2014

South African Paralympic champion Oscar Pistorius has been found guilty of culpable homicide for the killing of his girlfriend. On Thursday, he was cleared of premeditated murder.

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Oscar Pistorius Guilty Of Culpable Homicide In Girlfiend's Death

Friday, September 12, 2014

A judge in South Africa has found the double-amputee athlete guilty of culpable homicide, or negligent killing, in the shooting death of his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp in 2013.

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Fast-Moving Ebola Slows Down Liberia's Economy

Thursday, September 11, 2014

Farmers are too frightened to tend their fields. Customers have stopped going to restaurants, bars and other shops. So now people in Liberia's "breadbasket" region are depending on food donations.

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In Liberia's Hard-Hit Lofa County, Ebola Continues To Take A Toll

Tuesday, September 09, 2014

The farming town of Barkedu accounts for a fifth of Liberia's Ebola deaths. Residents have revved up anti-Ebola efforts. But the virus has swept away entire families, and there's no end in sight.

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In The County Where Ebola First Struck Liberia, A Cry For Help

Monday, September 08, 2014

The virus reportedly crossed the border from Guinea into lush Lofa County in March. Health workers risk their lives to care for the sick — and are "flabbergasted" at the lack of international aid.

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Doctors Struggle To Treat Ebola Patients In Liberian Border Town

Monday, September 08, 2014

Much of the attention on the Ebola outbreak has focused on the capital Monrovia, but the situation in the far north, near the border with Guinea, is also causing alarm.

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Remembering Shacki: Liberia's Accidental Ebola Victim

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Shacki Kamara went out to buy his aunt some tea. Then she heard from the neighborhood kids: "They shot Shacki." He died the next day. Eva Nah is still asking why.

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Chill Out, Pie-Makers. There's No Butter Shortage Looming

Thursday, September 04, 2014

Butter prices are at their highest levels in years, and supplies are low. But it's not because Americans suddenly discovered that fat isn't evil. It's because other countries love our butter, too.

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Liberia's Information Minister Admits Mistakes, Defends Actions

Thursday, September 04, 2014

In efforts to defeat Ebola, the government could have done better, says Lewis Brown. But he stands by the tough calls that have been made — including the controversial quarantine in West Point.

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Calm After Ebola Storm: Quarantined Neighborhood Opens Up

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

They were angry about the treatment center. They didn't all believe the virus was real. But after protests, violence and a quarantine, many residents of West Point are no longer Ebola doubters.

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Liberia Lifts Ebola Quarantine Monrovia Slum

Wednesday, September 03, 2014

Liberian authorities freed the West Point slum from its quarantine 10 days after imposing it. The military led the effort to isolate the impoverished community and the move sparked deadly clashes.

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Ghanaian Mystery Writer Says, 'It's Easy To Get Murdered In Accra'

Monday, September 01, 2014

And, author Kwei Quartey adds, "The police may not find you for a little while." That's why he chose to set his second Detective Inspector Dawson book in Ghana's capital.

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With Confirmed Cases In Congo, Ebola Now In 4 West African Nations

Sunday, August 24, 2014

The disease's spread has been greased by the high commerce and traffic across the region, and nations in the neighborhood of those affected are concerned about the virus arriving within their borders.

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West African Doctors Plead For Access To Experimental Ebola Serum

Wednesday, August 13, 2014

The Ebola outbreak has taken a particularly high toll on health workers, with more than 100 cases of health workers infected with the disease. West Africans are now requesting access to experimental drugs that have been used on Western health workers.

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Graphic Warnings: Ebola Posters Keep The Virus On People's Minds

Monday, August 11, 2014

Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. To help stop the virus, health workers are putting up Ebola awareness posters around the country. One doctor explains why they're so graphic.

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Doctor Remembered For Dedication To Fighting Deadly Ebola

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Virologist Sheik Humar Khan has been hailed a hero treating Ebola in Sierra Leone. He cared for dozens of patients before testing positive for Ebola and dying of the lethal virus, late last month.

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Sierra Leone Blockades 2 Districts In Attempt To Contain Ebola

Sunday, August 10, 2014

Liberia and Sierra Leone have deployed troops to try to isolate areas hardest-hit by the Ebola virus. Nigeria announced a state of emergency as new cases of the disease are reported there.

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Liberia And Sierra Leone Seal Off Ebola Epicenters With Troops

Thursday, August 07, 2014

As the deadly Ebola virus outbreak continues to spread, affected nations are imposing drastic new measures to try to contain the infection.

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Skeptics In Sierra Leone Doubt Ebola Virus Exists

Wednesday, August 06, 2014

Sierra Leone is at the epicenter of the Ebola outbreak. But many people there don't think the virus is real. Others are so frightened by Ebola that they're afraid to take sick relatives to clinics.

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Sierra Leone Imposes Drastic Measures To Stop Ebola's Spread

Tuesday, August 05, 2014

Sierra Leone is one of three West African nations hard hit by the Ebola virus. Officials have declared a public health emergency to try to stop the spread of Ebola.

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