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3 hrs ago | Detroit News

Literacy volunteers in Metro Detroit help break down language barriers

Formal education for Nogaye Walker, left, ended in Senegal in the fourth grade. She now is tutored by Christine Simon in Detroit.

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Related Topix: Detroit, MI, World News, Family, Kids

Yesterday | Times of Oman

His Majesty receives ambassadors' credentials

His Majesty receiving the credentials of Dr. Envarbik Fazelyanov, extraordinary and plenipotentiary ambassador of President Vladimir Putin of the Russian Federation to the Sultanate.

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Related Topix: Qaboos Bin Said, Oman, World News, Middle East, Nursultan Nazarbayev, Kazakhstan, Asia, Africa, Cyprus

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Ex-Senegalese president's son to face graft trial

An official says the son of Senegal's former president will be tried for illicit enrichment following an investigation into how he amassed his multi-million dollar fortune.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Abdoulaye Wade

Wed Apr 16, 2014

News24

Anti-graft judges to rule on Wade's son

African Union Commission Chairperson Nkosazana-Zuma has reportedly called on AU member states to sing the Union's anthem alongside their national hymns at all official functions.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Abdoulaye Wade

Reuters

Graft trial of son of Senegal's ex-president to start in June

Karim Wade, son of Senegal's ex-president, will go on trial in two months to face corruption charges, a year after he was accused of illegally amassing a fortune of $1.4 billion during his father's rule, a government official said.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Abdoulaye Wade

AlertNet

Thomson Reuters Foundation trainee wins reporting award

Earlier this month former Thomson Reuters Foundation trainee Birame Faye was one of two winners of the first Media Awards on Electrical Counterfeiting in Africa for his investigative reporting on electrical counterfeiting in Senegal.

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Related Topix: Journalism, World News

WebWire

UNICEF calls for immediate release of abducted school girls in Chibok, Borno State, Nigeria

DAKAR, Senegal/NEW YORK/GENEVA - UNICEF condemns in the strongest possible terms the reported abduction of some 100 school girls between 12 and 17 years old from their school hostel in Chibok Borno State on Monday night, and calls for their immediate and unconditional release.

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Related Topix: Charitable Organizations, Nigeria, World News, Africa,

The State

Russian city of Kazan to host 2016 world juniors

The decision was announced on Wednesday by the International Association of Athletics Federations at its council meeting in Dakar, Senegal.

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Related Topix: World News

News Times

Belgian head of Congo's Virunga park shot

In this file photo taken on Wednesday, Aug. 11, 2012, Emmanuel de Merode, Virunga National Park director and chief warden, poses at the park headquarters in Rumangabo, some 60 kms north of Goma, eastern Congo.

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Related Topix: Rwanda, World News,

Tue Apr 15, 2014

In-depth Africa

Senegal / Ireland / New Ambassador presents Credentials

DUBLIN, Ireland, April 15, 2014/African Press Organization / His Excellency the Ambassador of Republic of Senegal presented its Letters of Credence to the President at ras an Uachtarin today.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News, Ireland,

Xinhuanet

Chinese medical mission to Senegal makes donation to Dakar hospital

The 15th Chinese medical mission to Senegal on Monday offered medical equipment worth 30,000 U.S. dollars to the Pikine National Hospital in Dakar.

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Related Topix: World News

News24

Gambia won't take passengers from Ebola-hit areas

Zimbabwean opposition parties have reportedly taken a swipe at the ruling Zanu-PF party and described it as "worse than the Smith regime".

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Essence Magazine

Here's Why Pharrell Cried Talking to Oprah About 'Happy'

Oprah can still get anybody to weep like a baby. Pharrell just couldn't hold it together on Oprah Prime last night as he told her how blessed he feels about the worldwide reception to his song, 'Happy.'

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Related Topix: World News

Washington Times

Senegal to send Mali 250 more peacekeeping troops

Senegal plans to send more peacekeeping troops to neighboring Mali , where international forces are trying to restore stability after jihadi extremists took over the country's north.

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Related Topix: Africa, World News

Fri Apr 11, 2014

The Miami Herald

Up the river in West Africa

The radiant sun was starting its late-afternoon descent, and I was gliding on glassy water through a Gambian archipelago of tropical rain-forest islands in a brightly painted boat, a converted ferry with an upper deck and even a soft-drink bar.

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Related Topix: Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Gambia Travel, Senegal Travel, World News,

News24

Habre lawyers say war crimes trial 'political'

Fear is reportedly driving African gays to seek asylum in the United States after countries like Nigeria and Uganda recently enacted draconian anti-gay laws.

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Related Topix: Gay/Lesbian, World News, Africa, Chad

Thu Apr 10, 2014

The Age

Ebola outbreak triggers emergency measures

A view of gloves and boots used by medical staff, drying in the sun, at a centre for victims of the Ebola virus in Guinea.

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Related Topix: World News, Africa, Guinea, Travel, Africa Travel, Guinea Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Mali Travel

AlertNet

Reuters Summit-Africa still rising but must cut poverty, create jobs

African presidents and policy makers are pushing back against pessimism to tell the world their continent's economic boom is real and sustained, but they say it must work harder to roll back poverty and create jobs for its restless youth.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, Africa

Wed Apr 09, 2014

KUAD-FM Windsor

Meet Tacko Fall the Tallest High School Prep Player [VIDEO]

Tacko Fal l is the tallest High School prep basketball player in the country if not the world.

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Related Topix: World News

BroadwayWorld.com

Theatre Raymond Kabbaz to Present Dans la Peau D'Un Noir, May 14-15

Thtre Raymond Kabbaz , the performance space at Le Lyce Franais de Los Angeles, is pleased to present multi-talented French actress Clmentine Clari in the U.S. Premiere of Dans la Peau d'un Noir on Wednesday, May 14, and Thursday, May 15, 2014.

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Related Topix: Los Angeles, CA, West Los Angeles (Los Angeles, CA), African-American, World News,

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