Africa's new war: Ebola

Africa's new war: Ebola

Ebola stalls ag's economic engine as countries hit by outbreak see farmer exodus.

CIVIL wars raged over the last three decades in the African countries of Liberia and Sierra Leone. Now, an "invisible enemy" — the Ebola virus — is wreaking havoc on the farmers who had just started to bring new economic vitality to a region desperately in need.

"Ebola is a disease against agricultural productivity, a disease against youth and a disease that destroys food production," Sierra Leone President Ernest Bai Koroma said in a live satellit

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