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  • Pope hits out at trafficking in Africa
    Pope Francis says during his visit to Kenya that the illegal trade in ivory and diamonds fuels conflict and could destroy Africa's environment.
    BBC News.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 18:53:11 GMT.
  • Africa: From Oil Man to Solar Entrepreneur in Africa
    [SciDev.Net] As a young geologist, Jeremy Leggett admits he was "a creature of the oil and gas industry". But he soon grasped that exploitating fossil fuels could spell disaster for the planet's climate.
    All Africa.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:24:54 GMT.
  • Op-Ed Contributor: To Beat Mugabe, Zimbabwe Needs a United Opposition
    If Joice Mujuru joins forces with other opposition leaders, there is a chance they could oust Robert Mugabe together.
    Alexander Noyes.  International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 15:05:17 GMT.
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  • Pope Francis Celebrates Mass in Kenya
    On his first official visit to Africa, the pontiff spoke to a large, rain-soaked crowd in Nairobi.
    International Herald Tribune.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 14:22:48 GMT.
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  • 25 percent of child brides globally from Africa alone, says UNICEF
    There are currently 125 million child brides in Africa alone, amounting to around 25 percent of total child brides across the globe, according to the United Nations children’s fund (UNICEF). ...
    Hurriyet.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 13:36:00 +0200.
  • Africa child bride numbers 'may double'
    The number of child brides in Africa will more than double to 310 million by 2050 unless urgent action is taken, the UN's children's fund Unicef warns in a new report.
    BBC News.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:38:16 GMT.
  • Egypt Explores King Tut's Tomb in Search for Nefertiti
    Egypt's antiquities ministry says exploration has begun inside King Tutankhamun's 3,300 year-old tomb in the search for hidden chambers that an Egyptologist believes could include Queen Nefertiti. ...
    Voice of America.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 12:05:48 -0500.
  • Pope Francis Celebrates Mass in Nairobi, Kenya
    Pope Francis is in Kenya on his first-ever trip to Africa, a six-day pilgrimage that will also take him to Uganda and the Central African Republic. He celebrated a Mass at the University of Nairobi, Nov. 26, 2015.
    Voice of America.  Thu, 26 Nov 2015 11:56:00 -0500.
  • Africa’s Richest: Top 10 Billionaires
    Oil, telecom and construction are just some of the industries from which Africa's wealthiest derive their billion-dollar fortunes. Forbes counts down the top 10 richest people on the continent for 2015.
    By Chad Mcclymonds.  Forbes.  Wed, 25 Nov 2015 16:05:19 GMT.
  • What does China's role in Africa say about its growing global footprint?
    China has been spreading its wealth around to increase its influence, but what can the recipients of its largesse learn from its actions in Africa?
    Mail & Guardian.  Tue, 24 Nov 2015 09:15:00 +0200.

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