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Ebola-like Marburg virus kills two in Uganda: official

Two people have died from the Marburg virus in eastern Uganda, in the country’s first outbreak of the deadly Ebola-like pathogen in three years, the health ministry said Thursday. “Blood samples were taken from two people who have since died and were found positive for Marburg”, Uganda’s health ministry permanent …

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Weightlifting: Nigeria wins nine gold medals in African championship

Weightlifting: Nigeria wins nine gold medals in African championship

The President of Nigeria Weightlifting Federation, NWF, Mohammed Yahaya, says the country’s weightlifters have won nine gold medals so far at the ongoing African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championships in Uganda. The News Agency of Nigeria reports that the 2017 African Junior/Youths Weightlifting Championships which started on Saturday is expected to end …

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