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  1. The best food, drink of BuhariRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Vanguard

    Alhaji Ahmed Ibrahim Babankowa is a retired police commissioner. His name might not be familiar, but his action can never be forgotten in the history of Nigeria .

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  2. Victims of FIFA's scandal: small clubs, youth, local leaguesRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Connecticut Post

    A young boy controls the ball while playing soccer with others, on a dusty field in Thokoza township east of Johannesburg, South Africa, Thursday, May 28, 2015. The image of South Africa's 2010 World Cup has been shattered by allegations that its bid over a decade ago was involved in bribes of more than $10 million to secure FIFA votes - possibly with the knowledge or involvement of the South African government.

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  3. Boko Haram attacks Nigerian cityRead the original story

    1 hr ago | WICU12 Erie

    The Islamist extremist group early Saturday launched a rocket-propelled grenade attack on Maiduguri, the capital and largest city of Borno state, one day after Muhammadu Buhari was sworn in as the West African nation's president. According to residents and military sources, the assault damaged to at least five homes and killed 13 people began just after midnight and lasted about three hours.

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  4. Somalia begins training 1st naval force in yearsRead the original story

    1 hr ago | ETaiwanNews.com

    ... _ piracy has exploded in recent years around the Gulf of Aden and Somalia's 1,900-mile coastline, the longest in Africa. The new force, which Somali officials hope to have operating in two months, will face a sophisticated network of bandits who ...

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  5. Congo to allow some foreign adoptions despite banRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | KRON 4

    ... the letter, which was timed to coincide with Congo President Joseph Kabila's visit to the U.S. last August for a U.S.-Africa summit. Officials in Congo are reviewing about 1,000 individual cases of children whose adoptions were already in progress ...

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  6. Bomb blast hits Nigerian city, after rocket grenades kill 13Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Whittier Daily News

    MAIDUGURI, Nigeria >> A bomb exploded Saturday afternoon near Maiduguri's main market, after the city was attacked before dawn by Islamic extremists by rocket-propelled grenades that killed at least 13 people, said residents. Maiduguri resident Mari Madu said he counted at least 40 thunderous blasts from the grenades that began around 1 a.m. before he lost count.

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  7. Tutu blasts govt for 'humiliating' S.AfricaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Peninsula

    ... in clearing the President of any responsibility for the Nkandla spending, gave new meaning to the word." South Africa's ombudswoman last year found that President Jacob Zuma had "unduly benefited" from the work on his private residence at Nkandla -- ...

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  8. 16 killed in Boko Haram attack in Nigeria's MaiduguriRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Trend

    At least 16 people were killed in an attack by Boko Haram militants in Nigeria's northeastern Maiduguri city on Saturday, Anadolu reported. The source told Anadolu Agency that 16 corpses were brought to Umaru Shehu General Hospital and Borno State Specialists Hospital in the city.

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  9. Blind to the rot: South Africa's sports minister sees and hears no...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | National Post

    Any press conference held by South Africa's flamboyant Sports Minister, Fikile Mbalula, counts as an own goal, but the FIFA corruption charges presser he held on Thursday must count as history's first own hat trick. Mbalula told a room full of local journalists that there was "no record" of the $10 million that a recently released 164-page U.S. Department of Justice report insisted "high-ranking South Africans" had paid FIFA officials in order to secure votes for the country's 2010 World Cup Finals bid.

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  10. Child sex abuse claims shake U.N. as revelations continueRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Chicago Tribune

    French forces patrol in Sibut, some 140 miles northeast of Bangui, in the Central African Republic in 2014. The French president's office says that both countries' justice systems are working in full cooperation on allegations of child sexual abuse by French soldiers in the Central African Republic.

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  11. Libya militia frees all detained Tunisians: ministry : May 30, 2015,Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Times

    TUNIS Dozens of Tunisians held in Libya by a militia forming part of an alliance ruling Tripoli have been freed, Tunisia's foreign ministry announced Saturday. "All the Tunisians being held in Libya have been freed.

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  12. You'll either laugh or cry at these battling sumo toddlersRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    More than 100 babies faced off in the sumo ring on Saturday in an annual contest pitting crying toddlers against each other in a Japanese tradition believed to bring infants good health. Video provided by AFP Kortnei Johnson is the most decorated athlete ever at Italy High School, with 10 state medals to prove it.

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  13. Man Takes Dying Dog On 7-Week, Cross Country Road TripRead the original story

    2 hrs ago | Door Reminder

    More than 100 babies faced off in the sumo ring on Saturday in an annual contest pitting crying toddlers against each other in a Japanese tradition believed to bring infants good health. Video provided by AFP Kortnei Johnson is the most decorated athlete ever at Italy High School, with 10 state medals to prove it.

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  14. Nigeria mosque suicide bomb kills 10 in Maiduguri cityRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | The Independent

    ... displaced during Boko Haram's six-year-old insurgency to carve out a state adhering to strict Islamic law in Nigeria, Africa's biggest economy and top oil producer. At the start of the year, it controlled a swathe of territory larger than Belgium in ...

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  15. Nigeria: Boko Haram - 15 Killed, 19 Injured in Borno AttackRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Suspected members of Boko Haram in a convoy of Toyota Hilux vehicles and motorcycles laden with Improvised Explosive Devices , rocket grenades and anti-aircraft guns attacked Malari village of Maiduguri metropolis of Borno state; and killed 15 resident, wounding of 19 others in Bulunkutu Saleke, Gomari and Ajilari areas in the early hours of Saturday. The killings, according to Ibrahim Yakubu of Civilian Joint Task Force , were caused by insurgents' sporadic gunshots, explosions and shelling on three main areas of the metropolis that commenced from 12 to 3:00am Saturday.

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  16. Deadly violence hits northeast as Nigeria president starts termRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Silicon Alley Insider

    A deadly suicide bombing inside a mosque and a separate attack by Boko Haram rocked northeast Nigeria's city of Maiduguri on Saturday, a day after President Muhammadu Buhari took office vowing to crush the Islamist group. The mosque bombing in the Borno state capital by an assailant who pretended to be a worshipper joining afternoon prayers killed at least nine people, witnesses said.

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  17. An Angel Network That Invests Only In Ethiopian VenturesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    ... Pelham, NY. Matt Davis decided a while ago to make his life's work boosting the development of small enterprises in Africa. To that end, three years ago, he started RENEW Strategies , an impact investment advisory firm that manages a network of ...

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  18. Beach Soccer Ghana to embark on awareness walkRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | GhanaWeb

    ... Goal King Alexander Adjei is expected to parade his CAF Goal King award. Currently, Ghana is ranked number 8 in Africa following the maiden Afcon Beach Soccer tournament held in Seychelles last April. The Black Sharks failed in their bid to qualify ...

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  19. John's journey back in timeRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Lancaster Guardian

    Congratulations, you're now registered! Let us know what news and updates you want to hear about and we'll send them straight to your inbox. A Lancaster World War Two and D-Day landings veteran has returned to Normandy to pay his respects at the graves of his fallen friends.

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  20. The Next 3 Innovations To Watch For Worldwide In Consumer And Small Business LendingRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Forbes.com

    I've been a business journalist for 25 years, for publications including Crain's New York, BBC Capital, CNBC and others. I write for Stanford's GSB, too, where I learn a lot about the entrepreneurial mind.

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