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Buying a mobile device these days can feel like signing a pact with the devil - and to make matters worse, it's difficult to determine where the parts were sourced and assembled and whether they were ethically produced.
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I'm happy to spend just a few minutes with you today and I apologize that I have to run over to the White House quickly after this, but I wanted to be able to focus personally on an important addition to our team here at the State Department; an individual who is going to provide, I believe, a very important focus on a long-troubled region.
Former Senator Russell Feingold has been named the U.S. special envoy to Africa's troubled Great Lakes region.
Research into violence against sex workers will gain added scope, thanks to the support a Concordia alumna has received from the Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation.
Located in eastern Democratic Republic of the Congo , Virunga is Africa's oldest national park, is one of the continent's first World Heritage Sites and is home to more species than any other place in the continent.
President Obama's upcoming trip to Tanzania may have more to do with Rwanda than meets the eye.
The Nile Cooperative Framework Agreement will give legal backing to the construction of the Great Ethiopian Renaissance Dam , an expert at the Ministry of Water and Energy said.
Against the backdrop of a prolonged slump that has brought financial paralysis to much of the Western world, experts have identified Africa as having many of the world's fastest-growing economies.
Authorities in Burundi have been holding a journalist since Thursday on broad allegations of breaching national security, according to news reports.
Children stand on the road outside the village of Tenke, in Congo's copper-producing Katanga province.