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  • Africa: More Must Be Done to Protect Children's Rights
    [Citizen] Tanzania is known for its abundant natural resources. God has blessed us. We have famous national parks (Serengeti, Mikumi among others), diverse and unique flora and fauna. ...
    All Africa.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:39:51 GMT.
  • Kenya pupils burn dormitories 'over Euro match ban'
    Kenyan authorities are investigating if pupils who set fire to their dormitories did so after being told they could not watch a Euro 2016 TV match.
    BBC News.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 10:05:53 GMT.
  • Letters: The Plight of Young Africans Seeking Work
    The contempt of some African leaders for their people, and a call for greater respect for the African youth who display grit.
    International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 27 Jun 2016 07:21:01 GMT.
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  • Somalia: Tributes to minister killed in al-Shabab hotel attack
    Tributes have been paid to Somalia's environment minister who was among the 15 killed in an attack by the Islamist group al-Shabab in a hotel in Mogadishu.
    BBC News.  Sun, 26 Jun 2016 14:03:00 GMT.
  • At least 14 killed in Somalia hotel attack
    Gunmen stormed a hotel in Somalia’s seaside capital June 25, taking guests hostage and “shooting at everyone they could see,” before security forces pursued the grenade-throwing assailants to the top floor
    Hurriyet.  Sun, 26 Jun 2016 13:50:00 +0200.
  • Terrorist Siege of Mogadishu Hotel Kills 20
    Authorities in Somalia say a terrorist siege of a Mogadishu hotel has ended, but not before at least 20 people were killed, including a government minister. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 26 Jun 2016 06:49:27 -0400.
  • Africa’s Charcoal Economy Is Cooking. The Trees Are Paying.
    In Madagascar, the booming charcoal business is contributing to deforestation and may exacerbate the effects of global warming.
    Norimitsu Onishi.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 25 Jun 2016 21:05:13 GMT.
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  • Gary Player's answer for the South Africa Olympic team is pretty awesome
    Gary Player writes a tongue-in-cheek message on Twitter saying he's willing to play for the South African Olympic golf team if need be.
    Golf Digest.  Sat, 25 Jun 2016 15:14:11 GMT.
  • First Lady Trip to Africa to Highlight Educational Obstacles Girls Face
    U.S. first lady Michelle Obama is scheduled to travel on Sunday to Africa to advocate for girl’s education. Obama will highlight one of her core initiatives, Let Girls Learn. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 25 Jun 2016 11:00:34 -0400.
  • How This Woman Turned A Vacation Into A Vocation
    After studying abroad in West Africa, Archel Bernard faced a decision: Return to the U.S. or stay in Liberia and help rebuild after the devastating Ebola outbreak there that killed more than 4,800 people.
    By Lauren Schiller.  Forbes.  Fri, 24 Jun 2016 13:00:00 GMT.

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