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John Magufuli, Tanzania's Minister of Public Works Minister and presidential candidate. Photographer: Khalfan Said/AP Photo

Tanzania's ruling party picks Minister of Public Works John Magufuli to run for President

Tanzania’s ruling party Chama Cha Mapinduzi nominated Works Minister John Magufuli to run for president on its ticket in general elections planned for Oct. 25.

A nurse wears a special uniform to be protected from the Ebola virus at a state hospital in Kenema, Sierra Leone, in August 2014.

Ebola a long-term 'blip' for Africa investors

When Africa investment consultant Melissa Cook landed in Abuja last week, Nigerian airport workers took her temperature for signs of Ebola.