World Lens — Week in Review: Aug. 28

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  • Nigerian Oil Workers May Strike
  • Brits Show Their True Colors at Notting Hill Carnival
  • Cholera Outbreak Grips Sierra Leone
  • Togo Opposition Encourages Sex Strike for Women
  • Typhoon Bolaven Hits Okinawa
  • Isaac Pushes Haitian Migrant Boat Toward Bahamas
  • Mandela Marathon
  • Angola Extradites Chinese Thugs
  • Lonmin Mine Remains Shut Down
  • Isaac Batters Haiti
  • Fighting in Syria
  • Kenyan Cleric Shot in Mombasa

Cholera Outbreak Grips Sierra Leone

At least 217 people died from cholera last week as the disease spread quickly due to overcrowding and early rain in some parts of Sierra Leone. Humanitarian groups warned that the number of people affected by the disease is likely to rise significantly within the next month.   (Photo: REUTERS/Simon Akam)

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