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  1. Flying Eagles arrive Dakar ahead of 19th AYCRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    The national U-20 team, Flying Eagles, have arrived in Dakar, capital of Senegal in the early hours of Thursday for the 19th African Youth Championship. A statement by Ademola Olajire, Assistant Director, Media, of the Nigeria Football Association , said the team arrived in Dakar in the early hours of Thursday.

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  2. Central Africa urged to improve macroeconomic convergenceRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Scoop

    The call was made at the close of an ad hoc expert group meeting organised by the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa in collaboration with the Government of the Republic of Congo BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of the Congo, March 4, 2015/ -- Central African countries have been once again admonished to increase their efforts at achieving the kind of regional integration that will foster sustainable growth in all the economies of the sub-region, especially in terms of monitoring the benchmarks of macroeconomic convergence they have set for themselves.

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  3. Congo-Kinshasa: Hilton Worldwide Announces First Hotel in DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    HILTON Worldwide, said to be the world's fastest growing hospitality company, has announced the signing of a franchise agreement with Africa Hospitality Investments to open a full-service hotel in the Democratic Republic of Congo. The DoubleTree by Hilton Kinshasa - The Stanley is located in the bustling capital city, marking the arrival of Hilton Worldwide to one of Africa's largest urban areas.

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  4. Emwazi father says no proof his son is 'Jihadi John'Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    An arrangment of British daily newspapers photographed in London on February 27, 2015 shows the front-page headlines and stories regarding the identification of the masked Islamic State group militant dubbed "Jihadi John". AFP PHOTO / DANIEL SORABJI KUWAIT - The father of "Jihadi John" said in an interview published Wednesday that there was no proof that his son was the Islamic State executioner, adding there were a number of "false rumours" circulating.

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  5. Protests over police killing of homeless manRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | New Vision

    Angry protesters hit the streets of Los Angeles demanding justice, two days after graphic video footage that went viral showed police shooting dead a homeless man. Dozens of demonstrators gathered outside Los Angeles Police Department headquarters to protest Sunday's killing, the latest in a spate of fatal shootings of African Americans at the hands of police officers.

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  6. Glencore takes $1.1-billion charge on commodity pricesRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | The Globe and Mail

    Glencore took an impairment charge of $1.1 billion on lower commodity prices on Tuesday as the miner and commodity trader posted a 2 percent fall in 2014 core profit, meeting analysts' forecasts. Core adjusted earnings before interest, tax, depreciation and amortization totalled $12.8 billion, said Glencore, which has a large trading division in addition to mining and oil assets.

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  7. Thousands of women march for peace in CongoRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Mar 2 | The Peninsula

    Thousands of women staged a march for peace in the Republic of Congo's capital Brazzaville Sunday as pressure builds over mooted constitutional changes that would pave the way for the president to extend his hold on power. "Confronted with differing opinions due to changes to the constitution, we thought we had to warn, try to inform and alert our brothers and our politicians that women want peace," said Ines Ingani, an organiser.

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  8. With expansion into West Africa, VMK ignites Africa-designed brands competitionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | ITworld

    By opening its first store in the Ivory Coast, VMK, based in the Republic of the Congo, is taking a big step in its expansion plans and potentially setting up a designed-in-Africa brand competition with RLG. VMK has up to now offered products manufactured in China but has plans to start making phones in Africa.

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  9. RWANDA : Ferwaba sets dates for U-16, Zone 5 club tourneysRead the original story

    Friday Feb 27 | Basketball in Africa

    Lionel Hakizimana now with league champions, Espoir, was part of the national U-18 team the last time Rwanda hosted the Fifa Afrobasket youth championship in 2010. Rwanda Basketball Federation has set May 25-31 as the dates for the U-16 tournament.

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  10. Extraordinary General Meeting in PA Resources rejects proposal to put company in to liquidationRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | GlobeNewswire

    After the PA Resources' board of directors had prepared a balance sheet for liquidation purposes which showed that the company's shareholder's equity is less than one-half of the registered share capital the board of directors convened, pursuant to the Companies Act, an extraordinary general meeting of shareholders to decide whether or not the company shall go into liquidation. At such extraordinary general meeting previously today the shareholders resolved, as recommended by the board of directors, that the company shall not be liquidated, but carry on its business.

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  11. Gabon: Where the fate of the elephant will be decidedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | The Independent

    A year on from The Independent's phenomenally successful campaign, Evgeny Lebedev returns to Africa to find out how the battle against the poachers is being fought - and won The army had never before pushed this far into the interior in such numbers. The Gabonese region of MinkA bA is normally uninhabited, other than for the occasional hunter or Baka pygmy tribe.

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  12. Volleyball All African Games qualifiers kick starts in GhanaRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 26 | GhanaWeb

    ... Cote d'lvoire, Burkina Faso and Liberia for a sole slot from Zone 3 in the upcoming All African Games in Brazzaville, Congo.

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  13. PA Resources AB: PA Resourcesa Year-end Report 2014Read the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Wire

    The Board of Directors proposes to the Annual General Meeting that no dividend be paid for the 2014 financial year. Impairment charges resulted in a net effect of SEK -1,820 million recorded in profit for the period.

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  14. PA Resources AB: PA Resources Receives Approval for Deferred Interest PaymentsRead the original story

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Business Wire

    The bondholders in PA Resources' NOK and SEK denominated bonds, have at the bondholders meeting and by the written procedure respectively, approved PA Resources' proposal announced on 10 February 2015 of, inter alia, deferred interest payments. The decision to approve the proposal obtained 99.86% of the votes in the written procedure for the SEK bonds and was unanimous in the bondholders meeting for the NOK bond.

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  15. Congo Ivory Crack DownRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Newswise

    This week, Congo's Ministry of Forestry Economy and Sustainable Development carried out a complete inventory of the ivory held at its main stockpile in Brazzaville and started a detailed review of ivory management across the country. The process was reviewed in person by His Excellency Minister Henri Djombo.

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  16. Zimbabwe: Zifa Has No Clear Plan for Young WarriorsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Feb 22 | AllAfrica.com

    Following Swaziland's withdrawal from the All-Africa Games qualifiers, the Zimbabwe national Under-23 team has returned to sleep ahead of a second round clash with Cameroon. Before Swaziland pulled out, Zimbabwe's technical team had complained over lack of camping while Zifa cited financial incapacity as the major hindrance to early preparations.

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  17. Cable compendium: a guide to the week's submarine and terrestrial developmentsRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | TeleGeography CommsUpdate

    According to the unconfirmed report, several major international cable systems have been affected by the damage, including Tata Global Network-Intra Asia Cable System , the 30,000km submarine cable system connecting Australia, New Zealand and Hawaii, for USD58.5 million. The purchase will increase Vocus' existing capacity by up to ten times and allow the company to leverage the high growth in data demand from the wholesale and enterprise sectors.

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  18. First VMK store opens in AbidjanRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | M2.com

    ABIDJAN, Cote d'Ivoire /African Press Organization / -- VMK , a company founded by Verone Mankou, the Congolese entrepreneur behind the first tablet made in Africa, announced the opening of its first VMK store in Abidjan on 19 February 2015. Located in the Treichville commune at Zone 3 C, Immeuble Rive Gauche, this point of sale - which will exclusively sell products from the VMK range - marks the beginning of the Congolese company's expansion beyond its borders.

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  19. Congo-Kinshasa: Steinmeier Seeks to Open Doors in DRCRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 20 | AllAfrica.com

    German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier was caught up in the Ukraine crisis on his latest African trip. However, he was keen to not let it distract him from diplomatic efforts in Kinshasa.

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  20. Zambia Out of 2015 Afro-Basketball GamesRead the original story

    Thursday Feb 19 | Basketball in Africa

    ZAMBIA has withdrawn participation from the 2015 Afro-Basketball and All Africa Games qualifiers to be held in Zimbabwe after failing to raise K48, 000 to pay affiliation fee. The team was expected to leave for Bulawayo yesterday for the week-long tournament that will run from February 21 to 28 but failed to raise the needed amount to take part in the competition.

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