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  1. This Clown Takes You Behind the Scenes at the World's Best CircusesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | TIME.com

    ... and old Ethiopians gather around the troupe and ask questions about the circus." After struggling to find a circus in Africa that would let him in, Lukas landed with Circus Debere Berhan. One of the few remaining circuses in the country, they ...

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  2. Jonathan, Buhari in close race electionsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    Opposition leader Muhammadu Buhari had a slender lead over President Goodluck Jonathan in Nigeria's knife-edge general election on Monday with just over half of all states declared. The tense presidential vote pitting Jonathan against the former military ruler Buhari is the closest in Nigeria's history, and the first with a credible opposition challenge.

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  3. Red Cross worker killed in MaliRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Peninsula

    ... the organisation said in a statement. A spokesman for the MUJAO group (the Movement for Oneness and Jihad in West Africa) said the attack had killed "a driver who worked for the enemy". "We have achieved what we wanted with this attack," Abou Walid ...

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  4. Fire Service records 1, 539 fire outbreaksRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    The Ghana National Fire Service has recorded 1, 539 fire outbreaks in the first quarter of the year. The Chief Fire Officer, Dr Albert Brown Gaisie, who described the record as alarming, stated that the Greater Accra Region had the highest fire outbreaks of 552.

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  5. Kumawuman's "Mightiest Tree" is Still Uprightly in PlaceRead the original story

    1 hr ago | GhanaWeb

    I am putting this publication out against the backdrop of the most recently rumoured uprooting of the "mightiest tree" in Kumawu that gained currency and spread among Kumawuman citizens throughout the world like a mid-summer bushfire. The rumour has been proved beyond all doubts to be completely false.

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  6. Amec Foster Wheeler donates to Teshie OrphanageRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    Amec Foster Wheeler Operations Ghana Limited, a leading oil and gas firm, has donated to the Teshie Orphanage located within the Teshie community in Accra, Ghana. The donation was part of the company's Corporate Social Responsibilities towards humanity and the community in which it operates.

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  7. Top Ghanaian entrepreneurs to be inducted into Hall of FameRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Ghanamma.com

    The Entrepreneurs Foundation of Ghana , organisers of the historical event in partnership with the Ministry of Trade and Industry, have nominated scores of entrepreneurs, some of whom will be inducted into the Hall of Fame. A panel of experts comprising officials from both the private and public sector will carefully select the final list of inductees who will be inducted at a special ceremony slated for Friday, April 24 at the State Banquet Hall, Accra.

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  8. Sally Adey was killed during an attack on a museumRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Harrow Times

    An inquest is due to open into the death of a British woman killed in a terrorist attack in Tunisia. Mother-of-two Sally Adey of Caynstall, near Shifnal, Shropshire, died in an attack on the National Bardo Museum in Tunis on March 18. The 57-year-old solicitor was on an excursion with her husband Robert, aged 52 - who was unharmed during the attack.

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  9. Twitter storm rocking Noah's boatRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Iol.co.za

    A day after South Africa's favourite comedian was unveiled as the new host of The Daily Show, he has been accused of sexism and anti-semitism. Some twitter users are adamant that Noah isn't a suitable candidate to replace Jon Stewart and have dug up old tweets as proof.

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  10. Commentary: Democracy still has chance in TunisiaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The Daily Record

    If you read most of the stories on the terrible terrorist attack in Tunisia recently, you would have, at best, an incomplete picture of the reality of that lovely little state, which seemingly reaches out geographically to Italy from the northern borders of Africa. Only The New York Times has mentioned the fact that the Bardo Museum, a historic palace that lies near the ruins of ancient Carthage, far from being only "a museum," is the home of one of the greatest collection of Roman mosaics in the world.

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  11. Challenger taking an early lead in Nigeria presidential votingRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Recordpub.com

    ... victories over Boko Haram extremists after months of defeats. The U.N. secretary-general's special envoy to West Africa, Mohammed Ibn Chambas, told the Security Council Monday that Boko Haram was "unable to disrupt the electoral process." The ...

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  12. South Africa: Analysis - Eskom Disarray and the Wider Crisis of...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    ... state would say "who are the rating agencies to destabilise us by saying that loans should cost South Africa more?" No independent state wants its transformational decisions to be dependent on outside approval, in particular not the approval of ...

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  13. Kagezi murder: DPP visits crime sceneRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    By Vision Reporter The Director of Public Prosecution , Mike Chibita, has visited the crime scene where his assistant Joan Kagezi was assassinated from. Kagezi who was the lead prosecutor in the July 2010 terror suspects' trial case, was assassinated Monday evening.

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  14. Ugandans will change gov't through ballot boxRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | New Vision

    By Kavuma Kaggwa The people of Uganda will change the Government or the Leadership of this Country through the "Ballot Box" as it is clearly stipulated in the Constitution. Thinking otherwise is tantamount to changing the course of the River Nile, instead of flowing to the North you try to make it flow Southward to the Cape of Good Hope.

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  15. Tanzania: 56 Incidents of Albino Killings Reported in Ten YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    ABOUT 56 incidents of killing of people with albinism have been reported in the country from 2006 to 2015, the National Assembly heard on Monday. Deputy Minister for Home Affairs, Mr Pereira Ame Silima, said 41 cases involved 43 deaths, while 13 cases involved 13 injuries.

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  16. South Africa: Vernon Philander - an Enquiry Is EssentialRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    Vernon Philander has been caught in the middle of an alleged quota controversy after media reports suggested he was selected for the semi-final after interference from the board. Unsurprisingly, Cricket South Africa and the South African sports ministry have already denied the claims, but such reports follow an enquiry, if only for the sake of trust from the support base.

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  17. South Africa: Vavi Dismissal - a Catalytic Moment in a Shifting Political LandscapeRead the original story

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    On Monday night Cosatu's Central Executive Committee voted to dismiss Zwelinzima Vavi. It had been a long time coming, and probably wasn't much of a surprise to anyone.

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  18. What Does Jon Stewart's Replacement Think of Jews?Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Arutz Sheva Israel News

    ... Writing about the tweets in Breitbart.com Tuesday, Joel Pollak notes, with regard to the first tweet, that "South Africa's media and political elites are virulently anti-Israel, a prejudice that Noah's comment reflects. In mitigation, it should be ...

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  19. Pregnant lawyer, 14 others escape death as armed thugs sack Federal High Court in BayelsaRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    About fifteen lawyers among them a pregnant woman and two Senior Advocates of Nigeria yesterday escaped death in a stampede triggered by armed invasion of the Federal High Court in Yenagoa by suspected thugs over the suit between Senator Heineken Lokpobiri and Foster Ogola. The incumbent Senator, Lokpobiri, is challenging the choice of Ogola in the court as the candidate of the Peoples Democratic Party for the Bayelsa West Senatorial district of the state.

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  20. Yanga fly to HarareRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | IPPMEDIA

    Young Africans players and officials are expected to board a flight to Harare today to honour their return leg tie of the CAF Confederations Cup against hosts Platinum Stars to be played on the weekend. The Mainland premiership pace makers fly to Harare with huge psychological boost having won the first leg played in Dar es Salaam ten days ago when they triumphed 5-1.

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