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  1. Rap City: Sweat, Hope & Hip-Hop In DakarRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | National Public Radio

    Fans wait for Senegal's biggest stars to perform at a free hip-hop festival, held in the capital city of Dakar. Ryan Kellman for NPR hide caption Fans wait for Senegal's biggest stars to perform at a free hip-hop festival, held in the capital city of Dakar.

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  2. Fast Facts: HIV and AIDSRead the original story

    Friday | CNN

    ... of the Congo, Ivory Coast, Djibouti, Equatorial Guinea, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Gabon, The Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia , Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritania, Mauritius, Mozambique, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Republic of ...

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  3. Oryx Petroleum Co. Receives Consensus Rating of "Hold" from BrokeragesRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | AmericanBankingNews.com

    Oryx Petroleum Co. has received a consensus recommendation of "Hold" from the eight brokerages that are currently covering the stock, StockRatingsNetwork.com reports .

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  4. Seven Productions scoops major US commissionRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Inside Film

    Matthew Weiner is the series creator and executive producer of the critically acclaimed award-winning drama Mad Men, currently in its seventh season on AMC. Matthew Weiner will appear as part of the Vivid Ideas Game Changers Talks Series: conversations wi To celebrate the opening of their new 2k DCI Grading Theatre, the team at Final Post is offering documentary and feature film teams access to five days of colour grading and finishing for the price of two.

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  5. Back In Drift Mode - Volkswagen Duos Set The Pace In The Argentina ShakedownRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 23 | Paddock Talk

    ... TV, SuperSport); Benin, Botswana, Burkina Faso, Burundi, Cameroon, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Madagascar, Malawi, Mali, Mauritius, Namibia, Niger, Nigeria, Sao Tome, Senegal, Sierra Leone, Tanzania, ...

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  6. South Africa: First Mandela Washington Fellowship Conference Reunites Fellows in AccraRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | AllAfrica.com

    ... Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Cape Verde, Chad, Cote D'Ivoire, Equatorial Guinea, Gabon, Gambia, Ghana, Guinea, Guinea-Bissau, Liberia, Mali, Mauritania, Niger, Nigeria, So Tome and Prncipe, Senegal, Sierra Leone and Togo. USAID and IREX support Mandela ...

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  7. Travel Channel Expands 2015 Programming SlateRead the original story

    Wednesday Apr 22 | BroadwayWorld.com

    Travel Channel has greenlit seven new series and one new pilot that illustrate the network's vision for its travel entertainment programming - to connect viewers to the world and share its amazing places, people and stories. Three of the new series will inspire viewers to experience new locations and cultures around the globe: "50/50," with Samantha Brown and Chris Grundy, is a spontaneous adventure with a twist, "Five Star Secrets," hosted by hotel expert Anthony Melchiorri, is a behind-the-scenes look at the world's best hotels and "Rev Runs Around the World" joins international icon Rev Run and his family on a worldwide journey as they test their limits with no set itinerary.

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  8. Africa: Social Media - Africans Discuss Migrant Tragedies, Blame and Counter MeasuresRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Apr 21 | AllAfrica.com

    ... poverty. They are now risking their lives on the high seas is search of a better life. Suleiman Sedi from Guinea-Bissau said the Europeans should give back to us everything they took from us in colonial times. They emptied Africa thereby creating ...

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  9. Vodafone M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money Agree to Interconnect Mobile Money ServicesRead the original story

    Monday Apr 20 | Sys-Con Media

    Customers of M-Pesa and MTN Mobile Money in East Africa will be able to transfer money to each other following an agreement between Vodafone Group and MTN Group to interconnect their mobile money services. This interconnect collaboration between the region's two biggest mobile money operators will enable convenient and affordable international remittances between M-Pesa customers in Kenya, Tanzania, Democratic Republic of Congo and Mozambique, and MTN Mobile Money customers in Uganda, Rwanda and Zambia.

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  10. Child beggars still rampant in Senegal despite lawsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Worcester Telegram & Gazette

    ... get beaten. They then must go beg for food. "We have no choice," said Youssuf who was sent by his family from Guinea-Bissau to study the Quran at a school known as a daara. Human Rights Watch and a coalition of 40 organizations in Senegal, known as ...

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  11. Muslims threw Christians overboard during Med voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Alamogordo Daily News

    Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and aid groups said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident. Palermo police said they had detained 15 people suspected in the high seas assault, which they learned of while interviewing tearful survivors from Nigeria and Ghana who had arrived in Palermo Wednesday morning after being rescued at sea.

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  12. Islamic State murders 30 African migrants in Libya, while up to 700 died off coastRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Christian Science Monitor

    ... the perils they faced in their homelands ." Correspondent Nick Squires writes: Sekou Balde, a migrant from Guinea-Bissau, was attacked by four Libyan soldiers armed with knives when they raided the house near Tripoli where he was living with other ...

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  13. Thousands of children exploited in Senegal - HRWRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Channelnewsasia.com

    ... in Dakar. Human Rights Watch said few schools had been closed. Some parents in rural Senegal and neighbouring Guinea-Bissau who lack the money to bring up their children send them to Koranic schools in Dakar. In the Senegalese Muslim tradition, ...

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  14. Ivoirian President In Abuja, Lauds Jonathan For Saving Nigeria From Civil WarRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Apr 20 | Ghanamma.com

    President Allassane Quattara of Cote D'voire on Monday said the peaceful manner in which Nigeria's 2015 general elections were conducted and the way President Goodluck Jonathan conceded defeat would forever remain a legacy for Africa. According to the Ivoirian president, the Economic Community of West African States owed Jonathan a lot for taking the bold step of conceding defeat to forestall a civil war in the country.

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  15. Italian Police Arrest 15 Muslim Immigrants for - Religious Massacre' of Christians at SeaRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Breitbart.com

    Fifteen Muslims from different African countries have been arrested in Sicily for allegedly murdering 12 Christians and throwing their corpses into the sea during a crossing from Libya to Italy. They are being charged with multiple homicide "aggravated by religious hatred."

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  16. Muslim migrants 'threw 12 Christians overboard' because they wouldn't stop prayingRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Metro UK News

    Italian police have detained 15 Muslim migrants after a fight on a boat resulting in 12 Christians being thrown overboard, according to reports. The survivors said they had boarded a rubber boat on the Libyan coast with 105 passengers aboard, taking advantage of calm seas and warm weather to make the crossing to Southern Italy.

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  17. Guinea-Bissau: unearthing Africa's hidden talentRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | World Soccer

    Guinea-Bissau first entered the African Nations Cup in 1994, after which they either withdrew - or were banned due to withdrawing - from six of the next seven tournaments. And while the West African country has at least entered every World Cup qualifying campaign since France 1998, reaching the finals has always been extremely unlikely.

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  18. Italy downplays, Obama mum on drowned Christian migrantsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Washington Times

    The prime minister of Italy , with President Obama at his side, downplayed reports Friday that Christian migrants were targeted for death by Muslims who threw them overboard and drowned them in the Mediterranean Sea during a recent crossing from Libya . At a joint White House press conference, Italian Prime Minister Matteo Renzi said in response to a reporter's question that there is "not [a] problem of clash of religions in Italy ."

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  19. West Africa: World Bank Must Lead Efforts to Raise $1.7 Billion to...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | AllAfrica.com

    The World Bank and international donors must find $1.7 billion to improve dangerously inadequate health systems in Ebola-affected countries and help prevent such a deadly epidemic ever happening again said Oxfam today on the eve of Ebola talks at the Bank's annual spring meetings in Washington DC. The money is the minimum needed to make health care freely available to all in Liberia, Sierra Leone, Guinea and neighbouring Guinea-Bissau and would go towards paying for well-equipped facilities, sufficient trained staff and medical supplies and robust health information systems that build upon the stronger community networks now in place.

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  20. Police say Muslims threw Christians overboard during sea voyageRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | WSTM-TV Syracuse

    Italy's migration crisis took on a deadly new twist Thursday as police in Sicily reported that Muslim migrants had thrown 12 Christians overboard during a recent crossing from Libya, and an aid group said another 41 were feared drowned in a separate incident. Palermo police said they had detained 15 people suspected in the high seas assault, which they learned of while interviewing tearful survivors from Nigeria and Ghana who had arrived in Palermo Wednesday morning after being rescued at sea by the ship Ellensborg.

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