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  1. Team Brunel takes 2nd leg lead in Volvo Ocean RaceRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    " Dutch skipper Bouwe Bekking, who has been trying to win the Volvo Ocean Race for nearly 30 years, snatched the second leg lead on Sunday. Bekking, 51, is the oldest skipper in the fleet and is competing in offshore sailing's most prestigious event for a record-equaling seventh time after first taking part in the 1985-86 edition, formerly the Whitbread Round the World Race.

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  2. OFWs in West Africa may secretly return to PHLRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Sun-Star

    OVERSEAS Filipino workers from Ebola-hit West Africa would be willing to cheat their way back to the country to avoid being discriminated. "We would lie and cheat on our way back to our country to avoid persecution and prosecution.

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  3. Zimbabwe: Temporary Reprieve for Harare BusinessmanRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    HARARE businessman, Genius Kadungure, who is facing a R1.5 million fraud charge, breathed a sigh of relief when he was given his passport back to allow him to travel over the festive season. Kadungure is accused of defrauding Zanu PF Chegutu West MP, Dexter Nduna, who is the managing director of Badon Enterprises Ltd, and a Kadoma-based miner, only identified as Gatawa, of R1 581 890.

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  4. Kenya: Margaret Kenyatta Models Clothing Line At Industrialisation GalaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    First Lady Margaret Kenyatta was among several models that strut the catwalk at the launch of the Origin Africa Exhibition and Fashion event held at the Intercontinental Hotel in Nairobi on Monday night. Kenyatta wore a design from Evelyne Akinyi Odongo in the event that also saw designs by her son Muhomo Kenyatta, feature among seven entries from Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania, Rwanda, Burundi, Ethiopia and Mauritius.

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  5. Cardiff City manager Russell Slade reveals Bruno Manga could be...Read the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Cardiff City defender Bruno Manga could be putting his place in the side at risk after he qualified for the Africa Cup of Nations with Gabon. The centre-half, signed from French club Lorient for A 5m in the summer, will be away at the tournament which will now take place in Equatorial Guinea from January 17 to February 8. The central African nation will host the biennial event after Morocco withdrew following the Ebola crisis on the west of the continent.

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  6. Jackie Bird: Band Aid may not be perfect, Bob Geldof isn't a...Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | The Daily Record

    THIRTY years ago I had shoulder pads, earrings like saucers and an unquestioning gullibility that meant I bought the first Band Aid single and insulted Africa. Or so it seems.

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  7. Denis Johnson’s ‘The Laughing Monsters’: an African nightmareRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 19 | Seattle Times

    Half his family from Georgia, half from Denmark, raised in Switzerland, a resident of Amsterdam, Roland Nair is a black-haired Scandinavian with a murky history and even murkier loyalties whose eyes are sometimes gray, sometimes blue, "according to the environment." He is a shape-shifter in a book filled with shape-shifters, where the man he travels to Africa to meet, Michael Adriko, is a Ugandan, traveling on a Ghanaian passport, with a history of serving the Kuwaiti Emeri Guard and the U.S. Special Forces, which he now appears to be on the run from.

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  8. 'Witch-hunt' for whistleblower who revealed JP junketRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Sunday Herald

    SCOTLAND'S top justices of the peace have been accused of pursuing a witch-hunt against a whistleblower who exposed a 3000 "junket" to Africa. SCOTLAND'S top justices of the peace have been accused of pursuing a witch-hunt against a whistleblower who exposed a 3000 \"junket\" to Africa.

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  9. Greens senator goes it alone on Ebola tripRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Greens Senator Richard di Natale says he'll visit Ebola-hit parts of West Africa to find out how Australia can help combat the disease despite the federal government denying him assistance on the trip. He's accused Foreign Minister Julie Bishop of "hollow words" over Ebola at the United Nations and says he'll undertake his fact-finding mission with the assistance of the World Health Organisation.

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  10. One for the road Duo cover 90000km on world tripRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

    They have just returned from a 90,000-km trip crossing almost 50 countries in the same car - the first Indians to achieve such a feat. The epic trip started from Delhi in September last year took them through Myanmar, Thailand, Malaysia, Australia, Africa, South America, North America, Europe and Turkey.

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  11. Why You Should Invest In AngolaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I previously worked as a reporter for Business Daily, Kenya's largest business newspaper. Now I travel across Africa, helping FORBES track the richest people on the continent and telling their stories.

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  12. Stuart Hogg touches down for Scotland against TongaRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Sporting Life

    Scotland rounded of 2014 with another hugely encouraging display as they swept five tries past Tonga in a 37-12 win at Kilmarnock's Rugby Park. The Pacific Islanders had ended Andy Robinson's reign as Dark Blues boss in 2012 with a shock win at Pittodrie but there was never any chance of that happening as Vern Cotter's current troops ruthlessly exposed the visitors.

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  13. West Brom midfielder Youssouf Mulumbu tweets from the stands after being left out against ChelseaRead the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Youssouf Mulumbu has only played twice for West Brom this season and his frustration at not being involved once again clearly got the better of him before the Baggies' away match at Chelsea today. 27 year old Mulumbu has been playing second fiddle to midfielder Craig Gardner since the club's 3-0 defeat against Swansea at the end of August.

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  14. Qantas loose change adds up to $30mRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | NEWS.com.au

    THEY'RE the passengers we hate sitting next to on a long-haul flight. But it's not the crying kids who deserve a red card for bad behaviour, one author claims.

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  15. Bravo's withdrawal highlights cricket's stress malaiseRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Cricketer International

    The warning lights set off by Darren Bravo 's decision to decline selection for West Indies' imminent tour of South Africa "for personal reasons" are too strong to be ignored. No less so is the continuing absence from any cricket since June of Kieran Powell .

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  16. Cathedral Dean prepares for pilgrimage to TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Bury Free Press

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. Dean of St Edmundsbury Cathedral, The Very Rev'd Dr Frances Ward, holding a walking stick with scallop shells to signify her pilgrimage On Monday, The Very Reverend Dr Frances Ward will be among 12 Suffolk clergy to set off on a two-week journey to Kagera, a region in the northwestern corner of Tanzania.

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  17. Avram Grant did not watch Ghana's win over Togo...Read the original story

    Yesterday | GhanaWeb

    Contrary to reports, would-be Ghana coach Avram Grant did not travel to Tamale to watch Wednesday's 2015 Africa Cup of Nations qualifier against Togo. Israeli, who arrived in the country last week to finalize details about his salary and other entitlements, had planned to watch the final qualifier but changed his plans.

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  18. We can end Ebola in 2015, says BanRead the original story

    Yesterday | Kenya Broadcasting Corporation

    The deadly Ebola outbreak can be ended "by the middle of next year" if the world speeds up its response, UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said. But he warned that although the rate of new cases was slowing in parts of West Africa, Mali - where six people have died - was now of deep concern.

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  19. Kenya: U.S. Firm Cancels Plans for Oil Exploration in Arabuko ForestRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | AllAfrica.com

    CAMAC energy, a US based oil and gas exploration firm, has cancelled a planned seismic survey in Arabuko-Sokoke forest in Kilifi county. The exercise which was to begin this month had met with protests from environmentalists who said that the survey might leave an irreparable damage to the forest.

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  20. Germany to give SA R1bnRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Iol.co.za

    South African Foreign Minister Miate Nkoana-Mashabane, left, and German Foreign Minister Frank-Walter Steinmeier meeting ahead of the 8th session of the South Africa-Germany BNC in Pretoria. Handout picture: JACOLINE SCHOONEES/ GCIS Germany has committed to providing nearly R1 billion rand to South Africa for various joint projects, the German embassy said on Friday.

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