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  • W. Africa Ebola outbreak tops 700 deaths
    DAKAR, Senegal (AP) -- The worst recorded Ebola outbreak in history surpassed 700 deaths in West Africa as the World Health Organization on Thursday announced dozens of new fatalities....
  • Congress races to finish veterans, highway bills
    WASHINGTON (AP) -- Rushing toward the exits, Congress on Thursday scrambled to wrap up legislation addressing the problem-plagued Veterans Affairs Department and a looming shortfall in highway money. House Republicans sought to win over reluctant, tea party conservatives on a border security bill....
  • Target names Pepsi's Cornell as chairman, CEO
    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Target is bringing in an outsider as its CEO for the first time as the retailer fights to redefine itself to American shoppers....

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  • Tennis: Li Na ruled out of grand slam
    World No. 2 Li Na has pulled out of next month's U.S. Open with a knee injury.
  • Soccer style: Is this kit suitable?
    When celebrating an important anniversary, it's always good to look your best. At least that's theory for a Spanish football team's preseason tuxedo kit which celebrates the club's 90th year of existence.
  • WHO: Ebola death toll tops 700
    Hundreds dead. Many more infected. Pervasive fear and denial are challenging authorities in west Africa who are trying to assess and address the Ebola crisis.

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  • Netanyahu vows to complete Gaza tunnels destruction
    GAZA/JERUSALEM (Reuters) - Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu, facing international alarm over a rising civilian death toll in Gaza, said on Thursday he would not accept any ceasefire that stopped Israel completing the destruction of militants' infiltration tunnels.






  • House, Senate poised to pass rival border security bills
    WASHINGTON (Reuters) - The Congress on Thursday is set to debate "emergency" border security legislation that lawmakers acknowledge will not be enacted but will enable them to campaign for re-election by arguing they worked to address a humanitarian crisis.
  • EU adopts toughest Russian sanctions yet
    BRUSSELS (Reuters) - The European Union formally adopted sanctions on Thursday curbing arms sales to Russia and cutting off financing for targeted banks over Moscow's support for rebels in Ukraine.






 

 

Funding Higher Education in Eastern and Southern Africa
Modalities, Challenges, Opportunities and Prospects
A Policy Research Forum

25 - 26 June, 2014
Soramaba Hotel

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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OSSREA’s Reponses to Africa’s Challenges of Change
Conference Held 9th–10 December, 2013

Proceedings of the OSSREA 11th Conference, 9th-10th December 2013 Desalegn Hotel, Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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A Conference on
Achieving inclusive development in Africa
Policies, processes and political settlements
A policy research seminar

UN-ECA 13-14 May 2014
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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Expert meeting on implementing research and innovation policy at policy and institutional levels in Africa
19-20 September 2013
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
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