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  1. Former ambassador under fire for private email use 'Very surprised' to learn that Clinton was doing same thing [From CNN News]Read the original story w/Photo

    45 min ago | WAPI-AM Birmingham

    The U.S. ambassador who resigned his post in 2012 amidst official criticism that he used a private email account for official business told CNN Friday that he was "very surprised" to learn that his boss at the time, then-Secretary of State Hillary Clinton, had been doing essentially the same thing at the same time. "I was very surprised to learn of the double standard," former Ambassador to Kenya and Air Force General Scott Gration told CNN.


  2. The Barry milkman, the Harley Davidson and the six-month African adventureRead the original story w/Photo

    51 min ago | IcNetwork

    Gareth Jones knew he wanted to do something special before his 50th birthday, but what he managed went beyond his wildest dreams He's the milkman from Barry who decided to swap dairy for a diary - a travel diary, to be precise - to document his six-month solo journey around Southern Africa on a 1951 custom-built Harley Davidson. It was an adventure bike-mad Gareth Jones had been planning and saving towards for years and he knew it was something he simply had to do before he hit 50 in April.


  3. 5 of the Worlds Best Marathons for Your Bucket ListRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Black Enterprise

    Running a marathon is one of the most popular activities on peoples bucket list. In 2003, even hip-hop mogul Sean Diddy Combs checked the New York City Marathon off of his list.


  4. Lion opens car door: WATCH as safari lion uses her teeth to open a car doorRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    A nosey lion who opened a car door with her teeth freaked out one safari -visiting family, who caught the terrifying ordeal on camera. The YouTube upload, viewed over four million times, is a lesson in lion safety 101: Always keep your doors locked, unless you want to become the African safari 's version of Meals on Wheels.


  5. Africa Tour Diary: Big Piph and Tomorrow Maybe, Part 4Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Arkansas Times

    Read Part 1 , Part 2 and Part 3 of Lucas' Tour Diary. SATURDAY, Feb. 21 With the end of our journey in sight, Piph, Paul, and I sat at breakfast and marveled at the many wonderful sights, sounds, and learning opportunities that this trip has offered us.


  6. L'OREAL: News Release: 'L'Oreal and CFAO sign a...Read the original story

    3 hrs ago |

    L'Oreal and CFAO sign a production and distribution partnership for Ivory Coast 6 March 2015 - L'Oreal and CFAO announced today the signing of a protocol agreement covering the production and distribution of cosmetic products in Ivory Coast. L'Oreal, the worldwide leader in cosmetics present in over 130 countries, will draw on its expertise in beauty products and the strength of its consumer brands to accelerate its expansion into key markets in French-speaking West Africa.


  7. Porn at the pyramids: Fuming Egyptian officials investigate adult...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Fuming Egyptian tourist bosses have launched an investigation after a porn star is said to have filmed a graphic movie while visiting the pyramids. The European star, wearing a yellow top and tight denim shorts, is seen to flash her breasts several times while on a coach trip to the destination which attracts millions of tourists each year.


  8. Pasta and Kafka at the Italian EmbassyRead the original story

    Yesterday | The Washington Post

    Pastamaking. Franz Kafka's " The Trial ." Yes, there is a common denominator. Both have inspired the highly regarded Italian photographer Francesco Nonino, whose work is being showcased at the Embassy of Italy.


  9. A lion opens sightseers car door at safari parkRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | WTKS-AM Savannah

    A family was visiting a drive-through safari park in South Africa, when a lion opened the car door! The family was terrified. In the video you can hear someone saying "You were supposed to lock the door." (UPI)


  10. Parasite infection poses a greater risk for African under-fivesRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | PhysOrg Weblog

    Children under five living in sub-Saharan Africa are at greater risk than older children of developing a long-term parasitic disease, research suggests. Under-fives are vulnerable because they spend time near rivers and lakes in which parasites that cause the disease live.


  11. South African brothers create app to help fight EbolaRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | Palo Alto Weekly

    Although the Ebola crisis has been snuffed out of the news cycle in the U.S. these days, the epidemic continues to ravage parts of West Africa. And health workers are increasing their efforts to combat Ebola, including using smartphone applications to monitor the situation on the ground.


  12. Egyptian authorities investigating pornographic video filmed by...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    She told the camera man: 'First he wanted ten bucks. I told him I won't buy it. I said I know where to get them for three bucks.


  13. Ousted ambassador sounds off on Hillary email flapRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Politico

    A former ambassador now entangled in the storm over former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton's use of a private e-mail account fired back at the State Department Friday, disputing claims that he made a determined effort to conduct official business via an e-mail system not under government control. In a lengthy e-mail to POLITICO and other news outlets, Scott Gration, a former Air Force general who served as ambassador to Kenya, brushed aside comparisons between his situation and Clinton's.


  14. Lion opens car doorRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | The River 105.9 FM

    Did you know lions could open car doors? My sisters were visiting our parents, while serving a mission in South Africa, and had an experience of a lifetime. Video courtesy of Joshua Sutherland


  15. Saving Moses Returns to Angola to Continue Giving Infants and Children a Chance to LiveRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | PRWeb

    Saving Moses, a global humanitarian organization dedicated to reducing infant mortality around the world is traveling to Angola, Africa March 7-14 to visit malnutrition clinics and meet with survivors of their malnutrition program. This will be the organizations fifth time to return to the same region in Angola, demonstrating their commitment to the region's population by saving infants and toddlers ages five and under.


  16. South Africa: A Cape Town Firefighter's Long Journey to WorkRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago |

    Flani is one of nearly 400 Working on Fire crew members, who, along with hundreds of Fire and Rescue firefighters and other volunteers, have been assisting to douse one of the largest veld fires ever to rage across the slopes of Cape Town's mountains. Since then, thousands of hectares of vegetation has burned and 13 properties, collectively worth millions, were damaged, with three structures completely gutted.


  17. A Chinese company has bought a stake in Thomas CookRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

    Chinese conglomerate Fosun is buying a 5% stake in Thomas Cook for A 91.8 million as part of a deal which the travel operator hopes will help it cash in on China's A 85 billion tourist market. Fosun, which already has a foothold in the European travel industry through its control of France's Club Med, aims to buy further stock in Thomas Cook to take its holding to 10%.


  18. Mobilising the moneyRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago |

    Globally, an estimated 2.5 billion people don't have a bank account - but many own a cellphone, fuelling a race to turn these phones into bank books for the 'unbanked' to store cash, manage their accounts, make purchases and send and receive money - part of so-called 'financial inclusion'. In a report this week, the GSMA, the association of mobile phone companies, said mobile money "has been growing at a dizzying rate."


  19. Study on children's mobility in IrelandRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago |

    Children in Ireland have less freedom than children in countries such as Germany, England, France and Finland when it comes to travelling to school and moving about in their communities. The finding comes in a new study ranking children's independent mobility in Ireland at 12th out of sixteen countries.


  20. Chinese firm buys 5% of Thomas CookRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | BBC News

    The move consolidates Fosun's presence in the European holiday market, following its purchase of France's Club Med last month. Fosun paid A 91.9m for 5% of Thomas Cook, and it intends to increase its stake to 10%.