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8 Important Steps I Follow to Write a Book a Year

5 min read<p>Opinions expressed by <i>Entrepreneur</i> contributors are their own.<p>I have few business ventures that are as rewarding as writing a book. Please don’t interpret that in financial terms; most any business author will tell you that getting rich on writing a book is a pipe dream. But the ancillary …

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Ebola in Africa: the end of a tragedy?

<i>UPDATE: Just one day on from the publication of this article, the World Health Organisation has confirmed a new case of Ebola as the cause of a death</i> …

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Ebola effort needs another $1bn despite decline in cases in west Africa, says UN

Amid signs that the Ebola epidemic may be waning, the UN has asked for a further $1bn dollars (£662.5m) to fund the next phase of its fight against the virus, which will include “painstaking detective work” to track and treat potential sufferers across west Africa.<p>“The devastating spread of the …

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‘Last Bill That Works:’ End Of An Era For National Defense Authorization Act?

<i>Bill Greenwalt played a major role in crafting the defense policy bill — the National Defense Authorization Act — each year for almost a decade,</i> …

'Money's Running Out': Obama Pushes for More Ebola Cash

President Barack Obama headed to the National Institutes of Health outside Washington Tuesday to laud U.S. efforts to fight the Ebola virus, using the success of a small vaccine trial as a premise to say the U.S. and West Africa alike are better prepared to fight Ebola.<p>And he pushed hard for more …

Fighting Ebola? Read Thucydides

Things come in clumps. After almost eight years back in Rhode Island with minimal contact with nearby Brown University, the Naval Diplomat addressed …

China to send 1,000 medics to West Africa

China says it plans to send around 1,000 medical workers and experts to West Africa to help in the fight against the deadly Ebola outbreak that has claimed nearly 5,000 lives.<p>China's National Health and Family Planning Commission said on Wednesday, it was planning to send "1,000 medical workers and …

MAP: Here Are All Of The Big Chinese Investments In Africa Since 2010

Chinese investments in Africa have raised many eyebrows, as competitors like the U.S. argue that it's motivated by Beijing's desire to exploit the continent's resources.<p>Earlier this year China promised $20 billion in investments to various African countries, and U.S. secretary of state Hilary …

10 Ebola Response Planning Tips | Public Health Planners | Ebola (Ebola Virus Disease)

Background<p>A severe, often fatal disease, Ebola can be spread through direct contact (through broken skin or mucous membranes) with infected blood or …

India election: World's biggest voting event explained

<b>It is the biggest voting event in the world: more than 800 million Indians are going to the polls over six weeks to elect a new government.</b><p>The first phase of polling starts on 7 April. The ninth and last will be held on 12 May.<p>Votes will be counted on 16 May.<p>How does it work?<p>India's lower house of …