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  1. Algeria's ailing president Bouteflika wins 4th termRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    ... a massive scale" and vowed not to accept the results. Election officials said turnout was 51.7 percent of the North Africa nation's 23 million registered voters, down from the 75 percent turnout for Bouteflika's last win in 2009. Bouteflika has ...

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  2. With violence at new heights, Nigerians weary of military's claims of successRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Christian Science Monitor

    Security men stand guard in front of a bus conveying All progressives Congress opposition governors after visiting victims of at the Accident and Emergency unit of Asokoro hospital where injured people from Monday's explosion at a bus station are receiving treatment in Abuja, Nigeria, Wednesday, April 16, 2014.

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  3. After Algerian landslide, what next?Read the original story

    1 hr ago | The Lebanon Daily News

    ... "It's the end of the old system of governing and the start of a new one," said Amel Boubekeur, an expert on North Africa at the Rabat-based Jacques Berque Center, explaining any new ruler the elites agree on won't have Bouteflika's stature. ...

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  4. Federal lawsuit says woman was forced into domestic servitude by another refugeeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Lexington Herald-Leader

    A Congolese refugee living in Lexington contacted a national human-trafficking hotline last April, saying she was being held in servitude, according to a federal lawsuit.

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  5. Syria death son is 'a martyr' - dadRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Witney Gazette

    The father of a British teenager killed in Syria has described him as a "martyr" as he revealed he tried to convince him not to fight in the war-torn country.

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  6. Man Shot On East Henderson Drive; Suspect SoughtRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Chattanoogan.com

    Chattanooga Police responded to 740 East Henderson Drive at approximately 9:02 p.m. on Thursday for a person shot.

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  7. At least 58 killed in attack on UN base in South Sudan: UNRead the original story

    1 hr ago | The China Post

    At least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in Thursday's attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan sheltering thousands of displaced civilians, a U.N. official said.

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  8. UN says 58 killed in attack on UN base in South SudanRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Bellingham Herald

    An angry mob of youths attacked the U.N. peacekeeping mission's camp in Bor in Jonglei state on Thursday where ethnic Nuers fled after fighting broke out in the country in mid-December.

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  9. 58 Killed, More Than 100 Injured After UN Base Attacked in South SudanRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Common Dreams

    The United Nations said Friday at least 58 people were killed and more than 100 others wounded in an attack against one of its bases in South Sudan sheltering thousands of civilians.

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  10. America's hottest new fashion duo hugged Anna Wintour and lived to tell about itRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | CultureMap

    Since the design label Suno burst on the scene nearly five years ago, designers Erin Beatty and Max Osterweis have captivated fashion-forward women by breaking the rules.

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  11. Inter Allies coach Herber Addo fires Kotoko warningRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Inter Allies coach Herbert Addo has warned Asante Kotoko to forget about a win in Saturday's First Capital Plus Premier League match in Accra.

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  12. Zimbabwe's Mugabe Tells World to Keep its 'Homosexual Nonsense', Says He'll Expel Pro-Gay DiplomatsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Towleroad

    Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe used a speech on Friday to speak out against gay rights and countries seeking to punish African nations who punish homosexuality, threatening to expel pro-gay diplomats.

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  13. Mob kills dozens of displaced Sudanese sheltered by UNRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Independent

    ... triggered by a power struggle between President Salva Kiir and former Vice-President Riek Machar. The conflict in Africa's newest country took on a tribal dimension as Mr Kiir's Dinka supporters fought Mr Machar's Nuer tribesmen for control of ...

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  14. Northern Gov's wives seek unconditionally release of abducted female studentsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    BY PETER DURU, MAKURDI Northern Governor's Wives Forum, has decried the abduction of over 120 female students of Government Girls Secondary School, Chibok in Borno state by suspected members of the Boko Haram sect, early in the week, pleading that the girls be released unconditionally.

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  15. Africa's Game of ThronesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Real Clear Politics

    ... became notoriously cruel and corrupt. HEY PRESTO: as if by magic, Nigeria has declared itself the biggest economy in Africa. Overnight, with the wave of a statistical wand, it has added 89% to its GDP, now worth $510 billion, and soared past the ...

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  16. Where to look for the next big thing in retailRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Retailing Today

    ... potential who have a long term perspective a more exotic market beckons. The retail opportunities in Sub-Saharan Africa are impossible to ignore. There are many variations, and things change rapidly, but there are some things that are inexorable. ...

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  17. U.N. Says 58 Killed in Attack On U.N. Base in South SudanRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | TIME.com

    A U.N. official says 58 people were killed in an attack on a U.N. base in South Sudan and about 100 were injured.

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  18. Bouteflika's Last ElectionRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | CFR.org

    Yesterday was election day in Algeria, and President Bouteflika of course won re-election.

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  19. Ahly begin another trophy huntRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Umupira

    Deposed African club football champions Al-Ahly from Egypt begin another CAF trophy-seeking campaign this weekend by hosting Moroccans Difaa El-Jadidi in the Confederation Cup.

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  20. The Nile Dividend: Egypt's Ambition of Controlling the Nile vs...Read the original story

    2 hrs ago | Walta Information Centre

    By Desta Asgedom The Nile is the longest river in the world stretching from the highlands of Africa to the Mediterranean Sea.

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