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  1. Baby trafficking is a lucrative business in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | USA Today

    ... "We've seen (doctors) selling babies to mothers." Kenya hosts one of the biggest child trafficking markets in West Africa, said Prudence Mutiso, an attorney with the Cradle Children Foundation, which provides legal representation for children in ...

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  2. Zimbabwe: Mining Engineer Hofisi AcquittedRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Former Ministry of Mines and Mining Development senior official Engineer Kunofiwa Hofisi, who made headlines on allegations of defrauding a Harare couple of $95 100 in a botched mining deal, was recently set free after the prosecution found no incriminating evidence against him. The Prosecutor General, through chief law officer Mr Chris Mutangadura, declined prosecution in the fraud case and directed the release of Eng Hofisi's Mercedes Benz E320 that was being held as an exhibit by the police.

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  3. Zimbabwe: Potholes Squeeze Motorists On RepairsRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    THE dismal state of Zimbabwe's roads is costing motorists an average of US$1 000 a year on repairs due to damages caused by potholes prevalent on the roads, some which can easily be mistaken for craters, the Zimbabwe Independent has found out. A snap survey by this paper this week showed that despite enduring economic hardships, Zimbabweans have to spend their hard-earned cash to repair and service their cars due to bad roads.

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  4. Zimbabwe: Comment - Let's Learn From Other CountriesRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    MINING consultancy, Core Consultants' remarks this week Botswana remains a popular investment destination, specifically on the mining sector despite infrastructure challenges and global economic downturn, must be provide some sobering reflection in Harare. While there are many African economies rising, besides powerhouses like South Africa and Nigeria, such as Mozambique, Angola, Tanzania, Mauritius, Ghana and Kenya, Botswana's case is very interesting.

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  5. Zimbabwe: The Ritesh Anand - Zimbabwe an Awakening Giant Don't Be Caught NappingRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... Much has been achieved over the last year, but much more needs to be done if Zimbabwe is to play a role in Africa's growth story. I truly admire and respect the newly appointed RBZ governor for his discipline and focus on the economy. Rather than ...

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  6. Boko Haram Hits Rural Nigerian MarketRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Feb 25 | Voice of America

    Boko Haram militants killed dozens of traders at a village market in northeastern Nigeria's Borno state, security sources said. The attack Friday was the second major assault on the market in Mainok, 65 kilometers west of Maiduguri, the Borno state capital, within five months.

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  7. Nigeria coach laments 'slave contract'Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    Coach Stephen Keshi has said a new deal offered him by Nigeria amounted to a slave contract .Photo by Manus van Dyk/Gallo Images A debate has raged whether 52-year-old Keshi should be given a new contract after he failed to qualify the Super Eagles for the recent Africa Cup of Nations in Equatorial Guinea. His initial contract of three years ran out after last year's World Cup in Brazil, where Nigeria reached the last 16 knockout stages.

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  8. Congo army drives rebels from eastern hills in fierce fightingRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AlertNet

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  9. Nigeria: I Have Been Offered 'A Slave Contract' - KeshiRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Coach Stephen Keshi has described as "a slave contract" what has been offered him to continue as Nigeria coach. Keshi said he has received his new contract from the Nigeria Football Federation , but has been far from impressed what has been offered him.

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  10. Lesotho votes in bid to overcome tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | KXXV-TV Waco

    ... suspended parliament to avoid a vote of no-confidence after his coalition government splintered. He fled to South Africa, alleging he was the target of a coup attempt, and returned under the protection of South African forces. Lesotho has little ...

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  11. Lesotho heads to polls to resolve political crisisRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Al Jazeera

    Polls have opened in a snap election in Lesotho, six months after an attempted coup plunged the small southern African nation into a political crisis. Voting began at more 2,000 polling stations across the landlocked mountain kingdom, which is surrounded by South Africa.

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  12. Mugabe turns 91 with million dollar birthday bashRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | New Vision

    ... peers as a liberation hero, critics say that over the following decades he turned the "breadbasket of southern Africa" into a basket case, trampling human rights, justice and democracy. Mugabe's violent seizure of white-owned farms triggered food ...

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  13. Lesotho goes to polls in bid for stability six months after coup attemptRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Star Online

    ... police headquarters and encircled prime minister Thomas Thabane's residence. Thabane, who briefly fled to South Africa, accused his deputy Mothetjoa Metsing of working with the army to oust him, an allegation Metsing and the military have denied. ...

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  14. Confed Cup Match Preview: Hearts of Oak face AS Police this afternoon in CotonouRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | GhanaSoccerNet.com

    Viza Thomas of A. S Police flanked by Philip Boampong of Accra Hearts of Oak and Robin Gnagne of Accra Hearts of Oak. . During the 12th Caf Confederation's Cup 1st Preliminary Round A Christian Thompson/BackpagePix Accra Hearts of Oak will play as guests of AS Police in the second league of the preliminary round of the 2015 CAF Confederation Cup on Saturday.

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  15. 50 Shades star comes to SARead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... Grey in the titillating global phenomenon, 50 Shades of Grey, will be spending some time right here in South Africa shooting his next film. The Northern Irish actor has been cast as one of the leads in the film Jadotville, which depicts the true ...

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  16. Envoy quiet after fake CV exposedRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    South Africa's ambassador to Japan, Mohau Pheko, was lying low on Friday after revelations that she claimed to have a doctorate on her CV that she never received. Amid calls from the opposition DA for her immediate recall and suspension, a tired-sounding Pheko initially answered a call from Independent Newspapers around 10pm Japanese time, but ended it abruptly when she was asked to confirm the story.

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  17. Zimbabwe: Mugabe Promises More Mujuru PurgesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has promised that "there will be more bloodletting" to rid his ruling Zanu PF party of remaining elements linked to former vice president Joice Mujuru. Mujuru was removed from her powerful position as Mugabe's deputy both in the party and government amid accusations she was at the centre of an elaborate plot to assassinate the veteran strongman with help from Western powers.

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  18. Fayose's Anti-Buhari Campaign, "Self-Preservation" Strategy - Ekiti APCRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Ghanamma.com

    Ekiti State chapter of the All Progressives Congress, APC, has said Governor Ayodele Fayose's resort to blackmail of its candidate, Gen. Muhammadu Buhari , cannot stop him from winning the presidential election.

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  19. Fears over rise in transfer dutiesRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    It was good and bad news for the property sector in Finance Minister Nhlanhla Nene's Budget speech this week. Some real estate agents say the Budget presented is the best in many years - and will stimulate growth in the sector.

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  20. Malawi: UN Urges Quick Response to Halt Cholera SpreadRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    With 39 cases of cholera in the last two weeks, including two deaths, the United Nations children's agency in Malawi is on high alert for spread in southern border areas where highly-populated camps for people displaced by the floods are located, according to a press statement released today. With Malawi's Ministry of Health having confirmed the cases - the first in the last three years - there are serious concerns that a rapid spread of infection could lead to a larger outbreak that already over-burdened health services may not be able to contain.

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