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In this photo taken on Friday, Oct. 24, 2014, Liberian troops work to build a new section of an Ebola treatment center in the town of Tubmanburg, situated on the outskirts of the capital Monrovia, Liberia. More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola, according to figures released Saturday, Oct. 25, 2014 by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread. Of those cases, 4,922 people have died. (AP Photo/Abbas Dulleh)

WHO: Number of Ebola-linked cases passes 10,000

By The Canadian Press
October 25, 2014 - 9:37am

DAKAR, Senegal - More than 10,000 people have been infected with Ebola and nearly half of them have died, according to figures released Saturday by the World Health Organization, as the outbreak continues to spread.

New St. Louis Bridge officially opened to traffic on Friday. Oct. 24, 2014
New St. Louis Bridge officially opened to traffic on Friday. Oct. 24, 2014 Sarah Stone, paNOW Staff

New St. Louis Bridge bittersweet

By Sarah Stone
October 25, 2014 - 9:29am

After years of construction the ceremonial ribbon flew open on the new St. Louis Bridge.

On Friday the ministry of highways and infrastructure alongside other dignitaries officially opened the new bridge located 1.6 kilometres east of St. Louis.