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TO GO WITH AFP STORY BY BEN SIMON Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan (L) and former US President Bill Clinton arrive on February 21, 2013 to attend the inauguration ceremony for the first phase of the Eko Atlantic real estate project, in Lagos, Nigeria. Eko Atlantic or Eko Atlantic City is …

Wikileaks: Clinton Foundation Worried Nigeria Aid Could Slow Haiti Fundraising

In a 2012 email chain published online by the organization Wikileaks, senior members of the Clinton Foundation rejected the idea of allowing Bill Clinton to become a member of group promoting agricultural development in Nigeria, with one director arguing that any aid to Nigeria would detract from fundraising for Haiti.

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Cholera Outbreak Passes 1,400 Cases in Iraq

A cholera outbreak that had affected a reported 100 Iraqis in late September has now spread to over 1,400 patients, Iraq’s health ministry warned this week. The disease, carried through unclean water, has spread throughout the country, though the Iraqi government can only monitor cases in regions not controlled by the Islamic State.

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Cholera Outbreak Threatens Baghdad as ISIS Ravages Iraq

A suburb of Baghdad is currently experiencing a wave of cholera, triggered by increasingly poor hygiene and depleted resources as the Iraqi government struggles to expand its control over territories coveted by the Islamic State terrorist group.