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  • Kenyan call to stamp out ivory trade
    President Kenyatta of Kenya urges action to end Africa's illegal trade in ivory as he prepares to host a summit on saving elephants from extinction.
    BBC News.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 16:02:37 GMT.
  • Africa's week in pictures
    Light and dark, drumming on stilts and statue selfies.
    BBC News.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:57:04 GMT.
  • Africa: Prof Glover - GM Crops Are Safe, Africa Should Just Adjust Them to Suit Its Needs
    [East African] A board member of the African Agricultural Technology Foundation (AATF) Prof Ann Glover spoke to Fred Oluoch on fears surrounding GM technology in Africa and the benefits of innovation in wealth creation.
    All Africa.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 13:50:45 GMT.
  • Marine General Picked to Lead US Africa Command
    U.S. President Barack Obama has nominated Marine Corps Lieutenant General Thomas Waldhauser to lead AFRICOM, the U.S. military's Africa Command. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:58:19 -0400.
  • Lives: Hunger Games in South Africa
    Raising eyebrows in Durban with the mention of a traditional dish.
    Zp Dala.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:54:01 GMT.
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  • US Minorities Link Guns with Other Social Ills
    African-Americans and Latinos believe fixing the gun violence crisis in the U.S. would also help resolve other societal ills that are plaguing America, new research shows. ...
    Voice of America.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 10:00:06 -0400.
  • Using Tablets In Rural Africa, XPRIZE Hopes To Inspire Education
    Having propelled humanity to the edge of space, the XPRIZE now hopes to inspire education for hundreds of millions of children, starting with a five-year competition that launches in Tanzania today.
    By Toby Shapshak.  Forbes.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 09:45:00 GMT.
  • Malian Man Who Killed U.S. Diplomat Is Sentenced to 25 Years
    Alhassane Mohamed, who shot William Bultemeier during a carjacking in Niger in 2000 and twice escaped custody in Africa, will serve his term in the United States.
    Alan Feuer.  International Herald Tribune.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 01:34:00 GMT.
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  • Turkey writing a constitution amid intense internal disagreements
    Two Muslim-majority countries, Tunisia and Egypt, have had very instructive recent experiences in writing a new constitution
    Hurriyet.  Fri, 29 Apr 2016 00:01:00 +0200.
  • Ticket to Europe: Refugee Crisis Focus Shifts to North Africa
    Hundreds of thousands of Africans are preparing to test their luck on the voyage across the Mediterranean to Europe. As the weather begins improving, the number of arrivals will rise -- as will the number of deaths.
    Spiegel Online.  Wed, 27 Apr 2016 17:21:42 +0200.

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