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  • West Africa: Gambia Ends ECOWAS Wrestling Championship With Nigeria Defeat
    [Daily Observer] Dakar -The Gambia lost to Nigeria in the third and fourth place playoff of the 7th edition of the ECOWAS traditional wrestling championship in the Senegalese capital of Dakar on Sunday at the Stade Demba Diop.
    All Africa.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 15:56:18 GMT.
  • Tanzania protest over 'closing stores'
    Angry staff and suppliers from one of East Africa's leading retailers, Uchumi Supermarkets, protest in Dar es Salaam amid fears they will not be paid.
    BBC News.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 14:56:41 GMT.
  • Al-Shabab Seemingly Shifts Strategy as Fighters Dwindle
    As it loses ground in Somalia, militant group al-Shabab increasingly has turned to attacks needing just a few fighters to make an impact. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 12:51:15 -0400.
  • Experts: Traffic is Growing Problem in Africa
    As the African continent rapidly urbanizes, cities are swelling into megacities and a new problem is rearing its ugly head: traffic. U.N. Habitat, the U.N. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:41:50 -0400.
  • Brewing giants agree takeover terms
    SABMiller, with historic African ties, accepts an increased takeover offer from a major rival that will create a brewer making about 30% of the world's beer.
    BBC News.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 10:03:11 GMT.
  • Zimbabwe Won’t Charge Dentist Who Killed Cecil the Lion
    The government said it would not seek to extradite Dr. Walter J. Palmer or charge him in the lion’s death because he had the proper paperwork for the hunt.
    Norimitsu Onishi.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 13 Oct 2015 00:05:13 GMT.
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  • African Conservation Group With Unusual Mission: Enforcement
    An alliance known as the Eagle Network was involved in an effort to bring to justice a Guinean official accused of engaging in illegal wildlife trade.
    James Gorman.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 12 Oct 2015 20:35:02 GMT.
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  • Egypt court orders Mubarak's sons freed in graft case
    An Egyptian court Oct. 12 ordered the release of ousted president Hosni Mubarak's two sons who were sentenced to three years in jail for corruption, a judicial official and their lawyer said.
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 12 Oct 2015 17:51:00 +0200.
  • Provocations For The Wine Industry, From A South African Keynote Address
    British wine writer and entrepreneur Robert Joseph offers some provocative advice for the industry: focusing on what consumers actually like to drink, for example, and telling a story as long as it's about "me."
    By Cathy Huyghe.  Forbes.  Mon, 12 Oct 2015 15:07:00 GMT.
  • Mohamed Fahmy back home in Canada
    Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy returned home to Canada Sunday after being released from an Egyptian prison last month.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Mon, 12 Oct 2015 10:59:00 EDT.

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