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  1. Cedric Kushner: Colourful businessman who made his way in the music...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    At one point Kushner had millions, 10 homes, more than 20 cars and an encyclopaedic knowledge of brothels in just about every country in the world Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies Cedric Kushner was once a big man in the boxing business, promoting elite world title fights and hitting the scales at just shy of 400 pounds before an operation in 2003 helped him lose weight.


  2. The legacy of Lee Kuan Yew already under attack before he is buriedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Daily Monitor

    Congratulations are due to the Uganda Cranes for their morale and confidence-building win against Nigeria in a friendly match played in eastern Nigeria. On another note, the three-year extension of the tenure of South Sudan president without elections also regrettably translates into extension of more war for a longer time.


  3. Elliott's promise to sisterRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Telegraph

    Wellington: New Zealand batting star Grant Elliott has promised to pay for his sister's honeymoon as he is skipping her wedding in order to play in the World Cup final at the MCG on Sunday. Elliott was originally scheduled to attend sister Kate's wedding on Saturday, but now has a date with destiny after propelling New Zealand to their first ever final with a six off the penultimate ball in Tuesday's semi-final against South Africa.


  4. Fed-up safari guide deserts touristsRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago |

    A safari guide leading a walking safari in South Africa started out patiently instructing and warning an uncooperative German tourist who just didn't seem to understand the dangers involved with being in the bush, reports.


  5. U.S. top diplomat for Africa to lead observation mission for Nigeria voteRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | The Star Online

    The top U.S. diplomat for Africa will travel to Nigeria for Saturday's elections, the State Department said on Thursday, amid concerns over the possibility of violence. Linda Thomas-Greenfield, the U.S. assistant secretary of state for Africa, will lead a U.S. observation mission for the presidential and parliamentary elections, the department said.


  6. Why I travel Africa with a shovelRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago |

    My first memory of a long journey was a trip to Sea Point from Constantia when I was about 5 to see my Great Aunt Sarah. My mom packed me a little suitcase full of matchbox cars, my parents loaded the car full of supplies and padkos and off we went.


  7. Press Release: IMF's Africa Training Institute to Increase Training in Fiscal Year 2016Read the original story

    6 hrs ago | International Monetary Fund

    The Africa Training Institute Steering Committee envisages a significant increase in training activities for Fiscal Year 2016 1 thanks to fresh funding pledges. The Committee met in N'Djamena, Chad, on March 25, 2015 for its annual meeting to discuss scaling-up options.


  8. Guided Therapeutics' (GTHP) CEO Gene Cartwright on Q4 2014 Results - Earnings Call TranscriptRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | Seeking Alpha

    Good day and welcome to the Guided Therapeutics Incorporated Fourth Quarter 2014 Conference Call. Today's conference is being recorded.


  9. crewed USNS Spearhead completes Obangame Express 2015Read the original story

    7 hrs ago | SIU

    The following press release was issued by the US Naval Forces Europe-Africa on March 26. The USNS Spearhead is crewed by SIU Government Services mariners. Joint high-speed vessel USNS Spearhead and its embarked detachment of U.S. Navy Sailors, civil service mariners, Cameroonian military personnel and U.S., Spanish and British Marines wrapped up their participation in Exercise Obangame Express 2015 on March 25. Spearhead is on a scheduled deployment to the U.S. 6th Fleet area of operations to support the international collaborative capacity-building program Africa Partnership Station .


  10. Ebola one year later: Educator became a first responderRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | WICU12 Erie

    Today, Katie Meyler might be meeting with Google executives or maybe giving a talk at the United Nations about girls' education, poverty or Ebola. But just a few months ago, she was on the front lines fighting the Ebola epidemic in Liberia.


  11. Sammamish senior hopes to give back by building bathrooms in AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Bellevue Reporter

    Briana Brooke-Merritt is hoping to raise $3,000, so she can help build bathrooms in Cape Verde, Africa, this summer. Briana Brooke-Merritt was in the sixth grade when her parents divorced as a result of safety concerns for the family.


  12. Rugby World Cup 2015: Newcastle fanzone and trophy tour announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Chronicle Live

    Organisers have revealed the location of a fanzone at the tournament and the route of the Webb Ellis trophy on its way to Newcastle Thousands of rugby fans will be able to watch this year's World Cup games from a city centre fanzone, it has been revealed. The newly-developed Science City will have the capacity to host 10,000 fans when the tournament comes to the North East on Saturday, October 3. The route of the iconic trophy tour was also revealed at a launch in Newcastle on Thursday, as organisers were joined by Newcastle Falcons players.


  13. Why I'm Getting 5% Of My Salary Paid In BitcoinRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | Fast Company

    I discovered bitcoin in early 2011. At first it was something that felt like play money and almost surreal.


  14. Nigeria's presidential candidates sign new peace appealRead the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Star Online

    Nigeria's main presidential candidates have signed a "peace accord" ahead of hotly contested elections on Saturday in an effort to prevent religious or ethnic violence, the government said on Thursday. President Goodluck Jonathan is running against former military ruler Muhammadu Buhari in what looks set to be the closest presidential race since military rule ended in 1999.


  15. Is Canadian wheat in decline?Read the original story

    8 hrs ago | The Western Producer

    Canada's open marketing system has changed the way wheat is blended - and some international customers say quality has suffered as a result. Some international buyers say Canada's reputation as a high-quality provider of top protein wheat is in jeopardy because of changes to how grain is loaded and blended for export An international marketer of Canadian wheat is ringing the alarm that Canada is jeopardizing its reputation as a source of high quality, consistent crop.


  16. Indonesia eyes S. Africa trade potential, senior envoy calls for trade 'aggression'Read the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | The China Post

    The Jakarta Post/Asia News Network-- A senior Indonesian envoy has called on Indonesian businesspeople to be more aggressive in exploring markets in South Africa in order to compete with its fellow ASEAN member states in attracting tourists and trade from the second-largest economy in Africa. According to data released by the Indonesian Embassy in Pretoria, Indonesia currently ranks as South Africa's fifth-largest trading partner in ASEAN behind Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia and Vietnam, despite the fact that it is the largest economy in Southeast Asia.


  17. Jon Ronson: How to ruin your life in 140 charactersRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Dallas Morning News

    As she made the journey from New York to South Africa, to visit family during the holidays in 2013, Justine Sacco, 30 and the senior director of corporate communications at IAC, began tweeting acerbic little jokes about the indignities of travel. There was one about a fellow passenger on the flight from John F. Kennedy International Airport: "'Weird German Dude: You're in First Class.


  18. What we know about the Ebola quarantine at Ft. MonmouthRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Asbury Park Press

    Fort Monmouth was a viable option for an Ebola quarantine facility in part because the buildings involved were leaving U.S. Army control What we know about the Ebola quarantine at Ft.


  19. More Fort Benning soldiers deploying to West AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Stars and Stripes

    Three days after Fort Benning soldiers returned from a four-month deployment to West Africa, members of the medical unit will deploy Thursday to Liberia as part of Operation United Assistance. A ceremony is set for 8 a.m. at Freedom Hall for soldiers assigned to the 14th Combat Support Hospital.


  20. French photographer travels globe snapping portraits of 30-year-oldsRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The face of 30: From an African mother-of-five to the New Yorker who fears failure, photographs explore people's lives across the world as they reach milestone birthday Fascinating project aims to find out what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from France to Ethiopia His fascinating project Being 30 aims to define what it is to reach the milestone all over the globe, from Europe and South America to the Omo Valley in Ethiopia. Looking into the similarities among global thirty-year-olds, Domingues explores how nationality, culture, living environment can effect a person's identity.