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9 hrs ago | CBS 47

Ebola death toll in West Africa now over 140, UN says

First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:04 PM on 4/24, issued at 10:04 PM Blackshear, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 9:30 AM on 4/24, issued at 9:30 AM Brunswick, GA First Alert Weather Alert: Flood Warning expires at 10:03 PM on 4/23, issued at 10:03 PM Fort White, FL DAKAR, Senegal - The United Nations' ... (more)

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13 hrs ago | Details

Meet the Men of the World's Other Muscle Beach in Dakar, Senegal

Say the words Muscle Beach and you'll likely think of hard-bodied men pumping iron on a balmy strip of sand near a boardwalk in Venice Beach, California - but over 6,000 miles away in Senegal's capital city of Dakar, there's another outdoor gym that goes by the very same name.

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18 hrs ago | Scientific American

Food Security and the Fight Against HIV/AIDS

Layla Eplett writes about the anthropology of food. She has a Masters in Social Anthropology of Development from the University of London's School of Oriental and African Studies and loves getting a taste of all kinds of culture--gastronomic, traditional, and sometimes accidentally, bacterial.

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19 hrs ago | Voice of America

African Union Team to Visit South Sudan to Probe Rights Abuses

Former Nigerian President Olusegun Obasanjo, shown here addressing a news conference in Dakar, Senegal, on Feb. 25, 2012, leads the AU Commission of Inquiry on South Sudan.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Silicon Alley Insider

Wall Street Analyst Officially Declares The End Of 'Limited Access To ...

In a new note to clients, Parker writes that he got an email from someone saying they had "limited access" to their email.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

Reuters

Embassy construction fuels protests amid Senegal property boom

Protests over the construction of a new Turkish embassy in the Senegalese capital Dakar have highlighted anger in the West African nation over a property boom that is swallowing the coastline and squeezing ordinary people's budgets.

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Fri Apr 18, 2014

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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