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  • Africa: Basketball - Angola Beat Again South Africa
    [ANGOP]Bulawayo -The Angolan national senior men's basketball team defeated on Wednesday South Africa by 87-70, in the fourth round of the zonal tournament, qualifying for the African games, set for August in Brazzaville.
    All Africa.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 16:55:46 GMT.
  • 'When bandits shot me in the Congo'
    Missionary midwife recalls her brush with Congo bandits.
    BBC News.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:51:39 GMT.
  • Snatched baby found after 17 years
    A South African girl has been found 17 years after she was stolen from her mother shortly after being born in a Cape Town hospital.
    BBC News.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 15:21:02 GMT.
  • Qatar committed to 'stable' Egypt despite tensions: Emir
    The Emir of Qatar said on Feb. 26 he was committed to "stability" in Egypt, despite a recent row between the two nations over Cairo's airstrikes against the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant (ISIL) militants in Libya
    Hurriyet.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 14:57:00 +0200.
  • To Fix U.S. Schools, Consider Camfed's Work In Sub-Saharan Africa
    Camfed is an international non-profit that addresses global poverty and inequality by investing in girls’ education. ...
    By Jordan Shapiro.  Forbes.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 11:30:00 GMT.
  • African States Push to Keep Boko Haram Offline
    Central African ministers in charge of telecommunications say they are working with Nigeria to block all video posted online by Boko Haram. The goal is to make it impossible for the Nigerian militant group to spread its propaganda. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 09:37:13 -0500.
  • Falling Oil Prices, Internet-Savvy Youth Pose Challenge for Gulf Monarchies
    As the Arab Spring swept across the Middle East and North Africa in 2011, Gulf States largely avoided the turmoil seen elsewhere. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 08:52:00 -0500.
  • China Bans Import of Ivory Carvings for One Year
    A Chinese official said the moratorium would allow the government to evaluate if a ban helps protect African elephants.
    By Dan Levin.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 03:02:47 GMT.
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  • Obscure Group Says It Set Off Blasts in Egypt, Raising Alarm
    A wave of explosions killed a passer-by and wounded at least nine other people early Thursday morning across the Nile from Cairo, raising alarms about a pattern of attacks by diffuse groups against retail stores.
    By Merna Thomas and David D. Kirkpatrick.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 27 Feb 2015 01:47:12 GMT.
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  • Readout of the President's Meeting with African American Civil Rights and Faith Leaders
    Today, President Obama met with African American civil rights and faith leaders to provide an update on the Administration’s priorities as described in the State of the Union. ...
    The White House.  The White House.  Thu, 26 Feb 2015 21:06:00 +0000.

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