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  1. Ugandan court to rule on legality of new anti-gay measureRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Globe and Mail

    Supporters of the anti-gay law participate in a procession backing the signing of the anti-gay bill into law, in Uganda's capital Kampala March 31, 2014.

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  2. Colorado aid groups cancel trips to African nations where Ebola ragesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Denver Post

    The rapidly spreading Ebola outbreak in West Africa is sending shudders through Colorado's missionary and health care organizations accustomed to fighting deadly disease under primitive conditions.

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  3. Libyan militias claim BenghaziRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Journal Gazette

    The sweep in the eastern city is part of a new backlash by hard-liners against their rivals ahead of the sitting of a new parliament.

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  4. Caf U-17 Championship: Uganda's Starting Xi against Rwanda namedRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PressReleasePoint

    Uganda U17 National team coach Matia Lule has named his starting XI for the return leg match of the Africa Youth championship in Gisenyi this afternoon.

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  5. Apostasy case: Ibrahim's ordeal is overRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity, then detained after her conviction was quashed, arrived in the United States on Thursday.

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  6. Lakes state governor fires information ministerRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    August 1, 2014 The caretaker governor of South Sudan's Lakes state, Maj. Gen Matur Chut Dhuol has fired his information and communication minister.

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  7. Mbeki thinks African intelligentsia needs to be brought backRead the original story

    1 hr ago | In-depth Africa

    Former president Thabo Mbeki has suggested that African intelligentsia be brought back into crucial processes, as was the case in the 1960s and 70s, to help with the continent's "pressing strategic" problems.

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  8. Bid documents for Kampala - Malaba standard gauge railway readyRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    ... time and budget. Africa50 aims at mobilizing private financing to accelerate the speed of infrastructure delivery in Africa. It's critical objective is to shorten the time between project idea and financial close from a current average of 7 years to ...

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  9. Leaders resolve to fast track $24b Lamu project...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    ... for its quick implementation. Uhuru Kenyatta added that leaders of the Lamu Corridor will utilize the forthcoming US-Africa Summit slated for the 4th to 7th August 2014, to interest American investors into the project. "In our discussions, we were ...

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  10. Ex-Cranes manager Mubiru sex clips played in courtRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    ... him sex.... President Barack Obama, the first black American president, will at last hold a summit next week for Africa''s leaders.... PROVISION of seeds and other planting and breeding materials to farmers as envisaged by government will be ...

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  11. Emir, PM congratulate Benin presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    DOHA: HH the Emir Sheikh Tamim bin Hamad Al-Thani sent on Friday a cable of congratulations to President of Republic of Benin on the occasion of his country's Independence Day.

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  12. Siemens Partners with the East African Power Industry Convention in Kenya in SeptemberRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    ... hydro, coal, and geothermal, to natural gas, oil, wind, solar and biomass feed stocks." Last year, the East Africa Community revealed a $64-billion dollar spending plan on joint power projects in the region for the next 25 years to generate eight ...

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  13. IDS Next and ATIS Partner to Offer Software to Hotels Across GhanaRead the original story

    1 hr ago | PR.com

    ... solutions to their list of offerings. Speaking on this partnership, Mr. Rajesh P Yadav, Vice President, Sales Africa said, "We are delighted to join hands with ATIS as our associate in Ghana. Given the country's growing economy, and ...

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  14. Sudanese woman Meriam Ibrahim arrives in USRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | RTE.ie

    A Sudanese woman who was sentenced to death for converting from Islam to Christianity and then detained after her conviction was quashed arrived in the United States today.

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  15. Interview: UN peacekeeping chief lauds Chinese soldiers' contributionRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Xinhuanet

    UNITED NATIONS , July 31 -- The United Nations' peacekeeping chief hailed the contribution of Chinese soldiers to world peace, calling China "a firmer supporter" for the world body's peacekeeping effort and "an active participant" in those operations.

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  16. Nigeria: Govt to Deploy More Female Security OperativesRead the original story

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    Following the recent dimension adopted by the Boko Haram of using female suicide bombers, the Federal Government has announced that there will be deployment of more female security operatives to check women.

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  17. India group to nearly triple coal output from mine bought from Rio TintoRead the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    An Indian group that has agreed to buy Rio Tinto's Benga mine in Mozambique plans to nearly triple production from there to up to 13 million tonnes per year in three years, the group's chairman told Reuters on Thursday.

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  18. RPT-INSIGHT-Town vs town, faction vs faction as Libya descends into "hurricane"Read the original story

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Booms of outgoing artillery shaking the ground, militia fighters from the remote Libyan mountain town of Zintan hunker down in the passenger terminal to defend Tripoli airport, the biggest prize in the capital.

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  19. Harare International Carnival to become the most highlighted occasion ...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | PRWeb

    ... International Carnival featured pop and rising singers and dancers which top the charts among popular artists in Africa. Attaining an international status, the carnival involved the participation of 21 countries with 12 of them hailing from Africa. ...

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  20. Sierra Leone declares emergency as Ebola death toll hits 729Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Reuters

    Sierra Leone has declared a state of emergency and called in troops to quarantine Ebola victims, joining neighboring Liberia in imposing controls as the death toll from the outbreak of the virus hit 729 in West Africa.

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