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2 hrs ago | Switched

More Women in IT? Sounds Like Success To Us.

Every fourth Thursday of April is International Girls in ICT Day. Why would an organization like the ITU create a day just to encourage girls and young women to consider studying and working in the information and communications technology field? Because a study the ITU conducted found that "the most important determinant of a country's ... (more)

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6 hrs ago | AlertNet

The Battle to End Malaria: Senegal Leads by Example

On the occasion of World Malaria Day, we would like to take you on a journey to a town in northern Senegal, along the western coast of Africa, that looks like many other thriving communities around the world: the children are happy and healthy, many of their parents are employed at a large sugar company, and the local economy is growing.

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10 hrs ago | AlertNet

Ex-president Wade returns to Senegal on Friday after flight delay

Former Senegalese President Abdoulaye Wade will return to his West African nation on Friday for the first time since losing 2012 elections, two days later than planned due to problems with his flight, his Senegalese Democratic Party said.

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15 hrs ago | World Health Organization

Yellow fever in the Democratic Republic of Congo

On 12 March 2014, 2 events of yellow fever were reported in the North and in the South of DRC.

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Wed Apr 23, 2014

Tri-cityherald.com

Ex-Senegalese president's trip home in limbo

Senegal, a rare example of democratic rule in Africa, was disrupted during the 2012 elections, when street protests paralyzed the capital.

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Tue Apr 22, 2014

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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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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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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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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