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17 August 2021 Security News

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  • Nigeria Says Taliban Victory Puts Africa in Terror Spotlight VOA 17 Aug 2021 -- With the Taliban's swift takeover in Afghanistan, Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari this week warned that the "war on terror" is not over but is shifting to Africa. Writing in the Financial Times newspaper, Buhari said Africa needs more than U.S. military assistance to defeat terrorism – it needs investment.
  • Côte d'Ivoire: Ebola vaccination of high-risk populations begins three days after outbreak declared UN News 17 Aug 2021 -- The vaccination against Ebola of high-risk populations began on Monday in Côte d'Ivoire following the discovery of an outbreak in the country three days ago. The swift response came after vaccines manufactured by Merck, which the World Health Organization (WHO) helped to secure to fight a four-month long outbreak in neighbouring Guinea, were quickly sent to the country.
  • People at Risk of Ebola in Ivory Coast Get Vaccinated VOA 17 Aug 2021 -- The World Health Organization has begun giving the Ebola vaccine to high-risk people in Ivory Coast, after a woman was diagnosed with the Ebola virus in Abidjan.

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