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  1. No Place to Heal in South SudanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | In-depth Africa

    ... "Hospitals and clinics have been targeted to a staggering degree," said Daniel Bekele, the executive director of the Africa division of Human Rights Watch, adding that South Sudan's "entire health system" has been destroyed "because of unlawful ...


  2. LIGO GenerationsRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago |

    Kai Staats is an entrepreneur, writer, filmmaker and now a Masters student at the African Institute for Mathematical Sciences, Cosmology Research Group, Cape Town, South Africa.


  3. Kongos - Lunatic Album ReviewRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago |

    ... propelled themselves in 2014 to pedal a new line in camp rock. In fact, Kongos are a 4-piece family affair from South Africa. Johnny Kongos, Jesse Kongos, Daniel Kongos and Dylan Kongos are all sons of singer-songwriter John Kongo. There's ...


  4. Shakira thanks fans for well wishes after announcing second pregnancyRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago |

    ... year. They met four years ago when Pique appeared in the music video for Shakira's hit song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa). Shakira Isabel Mebarak Ripoll poses on the Maracana pitch ahead of tomorrow's FIFA World Cup final Germany vs Argentina ...


  5. Libyan militia says it accepts UN call for truceRead the original story

    18 hrs ago | KAUZ

    ... first time the general public will be able to visit ground zero on the commemoration date. College students from West Africa may be subject to extra health checks when they arrive to study in the United States as administrators try to insulate their ...


  6. The Galleries at CSU unveils 'At Home in Africa' exhibit with tribal...Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Plain Dealer

    Today, Cleveland State University unveiled the "At Home in Africa" exhibit at The Galleries at CSU, 1307 Euclid Ave., featuring over 300 artifacts.


  7. Shakira confirms she IS pregnant with her second child, GOALLLRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday |

    ... year. They met four years ago when Pique appeared in the music video for Shakira's hit song Waka Waka (This Time for Africa). Colombian singer Carlos Vives - a close friend of Shakira - let their happy news slip during an interview on Fox News ...


  8. Serious Sirius mystery, Dagon and the Dogon: the backgroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Aug 9 |

    ... amphibians. It is called "The Sirius Mystery" because the claim is that "the Dogon people of Mali, in west Africa, preserve a tradition of contact with intelligent extraterrestrial beings from the Sirius star-system." That is, the Dogon have ...


  9. Tanzania: Cattle - an Economic BoonRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday |

    ... regions where cow's milk or beef is virtually unheard of. The nation has 22 million head of cattle. It comes third in Africa in this aspect after Ethiopia and Sudan. But Tanzanians drink too little milk and eat far less meat. A local veterinarian ...


  10. Petaling Jaya: Why some societies collapseRead the original story

    Wednesday | Asia News Network

    ... by the same values. For instance, we may think that tribal societies in places such as Papua New Guinea or parts of Africa are "backward" but that is because we are judging them by our standards. Indeed, there is much to admire in their attitudes ...


  11. Not always the answer: a US drone patrols the skies.Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | The Age

    ... Even if drones of the low-flying, weapons-carrying type used in Pakistan's tribal areas, Afghanistan, Yemen and Africa over recent years were to be deployed, this would create new challenges at both the military and political levels. As with any ...


  12. Zoo releases captive-bred endangered frogs back to wildRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Aldergrove Star

    ... fish that eat the tadpoles and young frogs. Another potential threat is the chytrid fungus which is native to Africa and has caused significant loss of amphibian populations in many parts of the world. The Oregon spotted frog is now limited to four ...


  13. Botswana Bushmen to Sue Government Over Hunting BanRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | Scoop

    Africa's last hunting Bushmen have given formal notice of their intention to sue the Botswana government over its "unlawful and unconstitutional" attempts to starve them off their ancestral land in the Central Kalahari Game Reserve.


  14. With Regional Powers Choosing Sides, Libya Faces the Prospect of Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 |

    ... willing to go to great lengths to ensure it, says Professor George Joffe , a research fellow specializing in North Africa and the Middle East at Cambridge University in the United Kingdom. "The fact that UAE has attacked Tripoli means that in effect ...


  15. LETTER: Unidentified writer has propensity towards hate, says WestcottRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 27 | The Compass

    ... the professional work of paramedics - some from The Philippines, some from Cuba - and medical specialists from South Africa and India, my good health was restored. On behalf of all Canadians I would like to apologize to these newly-installed ...


  16. The Mideast's problems are oursRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | New York Daily News

    Chaos is engulfing the Middle East and North Africa. Islamicist militias have just captured the international airport outside Tripoli, Libya's capital, after a protracted struggle.


  17. World must show united front in fight against barbaric Islamic StateRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | South China Morning Post

    ... killings posted on recruiting websites have attracted thousands of foreigners, mostly from the Middle East and North Africa but also hundreds from Europe and moderate Muslim countries like Indonesia and Malaysia. The draw is the group's dream of ...


  18. World's Largest Dam Removal Unleashes U.S. River After Century of Electric ProductionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 26 | National Geographic

    ... of the 210-foot-high dam and will signal the culmination of the largest dam-removal project in the world. In Asia, Africa, and South America, large hydroelectric dams are still being built, as they once were in the United States, to power economic ...


  19. Brace for the coming CLASS warRead the original story

    Tuesday Aug 26 | The Japan Times

    ... ethnic tensions in Europe, Turkey, India and elsewhere, driven by forces like migration and competition for jobs. In Africa, artificial borders that were drawn by colonial powers are becoming untenable, as different tribes and ethnic groups attempt ...


  20. Diverse NYC African Diaspora Expresses Unity, Pride and Maybe CloutRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 25 | Voice of America

    ... Shabazz Harlem Market in New York. Over the last two decades, New York City has seen a surge in immigration from Africa. But until recently, newcomers from Sierra Leone, the Ivory Coast, Liberia, Guinea, Ghana other West African nations mostly kept ...