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The Times & The Sunday Times
On Rhodes must Fall - and why you should treat your waiter or waitress wellat Oxford University, one of the top universities in the world, and all we know
On Rhodes must Fall - and why you should treat your waiter or waitress well
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 10 minutes ago
at Oxford University, one of the top universities in the world, and all we know about her is that she waits tables in South Africa. And yet power-dynamics driven social justice would hold him arbitrarily to be “Punching up” because he is black and... Read more
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The Sacramento Bee
In choosing female leaders, U.S. trails many nationsthe 2008 presidential election, the big question was whether America could elec
In choosing female leaders, U.S. trails many nations
The Sacramento Bee / Posted 15 minutes ago
the 2008 presidential election, the big question was whether America could elect a nonwhite man – in this case, an African American – as president. Up until then, all U.S. presidents had been white Christian males of European descent. But... Read more
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Everett Herald
Muslim world divided on Quran's influenceor that the Islamic holy book should be left out of lawmaking altogether, accor
Muslim world divided on Quran's influence
Everett Herald / Posted 17 minutes ago
or that the Islamic holy book should be left out of lawmaking altogether, according to the study.Burkina Faso, in West Africa, polled as the country where people were least in favor of national laws strictly following the Quran, with just 9... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outforce and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massac
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 17 minutes ago
force and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and a wave of shootings in West Africa, Al-Qaeda has shown it can still carry out its trademark spectacular attacks. And in Syria and Yemen its militants... Read more
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iol.co.za
PE on cusp of economic revivalbuild a world class metro he would be proud of, writes Danny Jordaan Port Eliz
PE on cusp of economic revival
iol.co.za / Posted 39 minutes ago
build a world class metro he would be proud of, writes Danny Jordaan Port Elizabeth - When I was called to serve in South Africa’s first democratic government under the stewardship of stalwart Nelson Mandela, I shared in a dream to make the... Read more
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iol.co.za
Democracy comes of age in TlokweUniversity of Johannesburg, and an author of Institutionalising Democracy: The
Democracy comes of age in Tlokwe
iol.co.za / Posted 39 minutes ago
University of Johannesburg, and an author of Institutionalising Democracy: The History of the Electoral Commission of South Africa, 1913 to 2014 (HSRC Press, 2015). ** The views expressed here are not necessarily those of Independent Media. The... Read more
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iol.co.za
Be afraid, ANC ...very afraidtake a leaf from the great Julius Nyerere. Here is how a New York Times reporte
Be afraid, ANC ...very afraid
iol.co.za / Posted 39 minutes ago
take a leaf from the great Julius Nyerere. Here is how a New York Times reporter described his style: “In contrast to many African leaders who often raced through their capitals in motorcades with phalanxes of motorcycle outriders, he moved around... Read more
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iol.co.za
Julius Malema taunts ANCthem to move “door to door” to canvass votes for his party. “This will be a co
Julius Malema taunts ANC
iol.co.za / Posted 39 minutes ago
them to move “door to door” to canvass votes for his party. “This will be a contest between two parties in South Africa. We are going against the ANC. The other parties are just wasting their time. “We filled Orlando Stadium. The ANC... Read more
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iol.co.za
Rescued circus lions roar into SABig Cat Sanctuary in the north of the country. At around dawn they will be fre
Rescued circus lions roar into SA
iol.co.za / Posted 39 minutes ago
Big Cat Sanctuary in the north of the country. At around dawn they will be freed into large natural enclosures in the African bush. “The lion habitats will be steadily expanded over the coming months as the lions become familiar with their... Read more
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Decclan Chronicle
Parasitic worms may hold key to cutting spread of HIVto be infected with HIV if they have female genital schistosomiasis (FGS), stud
Parasitic worms may hold key to cutting spread of HIV
Decclan Chronicle / Posted 43 minutes ago
to be infected with HIV if they have female genital schistosomiasis (FGS), studies carried out in Zimbabwe, Tanzania, South Africa and Mozambique have found. "It's going completely under the radar," Marianne Comparet, director of the London-based... Read more
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Breitbart
BP Daily: Is There a Europe without Christianity?“political correctness” or other ideological controversies, but because of geog
BP Daily: Is There a Europe without Christianity?
Breitbart / Posted 50 minutes ago
“political correctness” or other ideological controversies, but because of geography. With the other six continents—Asia, Africa, Australia, Antarctica, North America, and South America—it’s fairly simple to tell where they begin and end. But the... Read more
1h
News 24 South Africa
Vavi to speak at Mehlareng Stadium on Workers' Daysummit that was held on Saturday. The summit saw a number of unions including
Vavi to speak at Mehlareng Stadium on Workers' Day
News 24 South Africa / Posted an hour ago
summit that was held on Saturday. The summit saw a number of unions including the National Union of Metalworkers of South Africa (Numsa), Solidarity, the National Transport Movement (NTM) and other smaller unions which have all indicated their... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Messagewould be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Message
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted an hour ago
would be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows that whatever the price they would fetch if sold, they should not be sold." This video includes an image from Getty Images and clips from Africa News and Animal P... Read more
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ABC Action News Tampa Bay
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Messagewould be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Message
ABC Action News Tampa Bay / Posted an hour ago
would be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows that whatever the price they would fetch if sold, they should not be sold." This video includes an image from Getty Images and clips from Africa News and Animal P... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
United for Healthy Livingup Edak Willie Foundation to actualize a couple of dreams I had which centred a
United for Healthy Living
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
up Edak Willie Foundation to actualize a couple of dreams I had which centred around sustainable growth and development for Africa and Africans especially Nigerians because it is my country, my primary constituency," she said while opening the... Read more
1h
AllAfrica.com
As FG Plans Huge Cut in Oil Sector Contracting CycleNigeria. Proust had at a function in the recent past stated that in terms of e
As FG Plans Huge Cut in Oil Sector Contracting Cycle
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
Nigeria. Proust had at a function in the recent past stated that in terms of exploration, there was stiff competition in Africa, especially between West African producers and Mozambique, Tanzania and Kenya. She noted that in Nigeria, contractors... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
X-Raying Elumelu's Take On Africa's DevelopmentIt's fitting to call Tony Elumelu a goodwill ambassador for Africa. It is a per
X-Raying Elumelu's Take On Africa's Development
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
It's fitting to call Tony Elumelu a goodwill ambassador for Africa. It is a perfect complement for his role in getting Africa the best bargain on policy interventions from different countries outside the continent, particularly the United States and... Read more
1h
AllAfrica.com
Benson Idonije - a Music Critic Par Excellenceplay hip hop now. When they started, they were imitative of foreign music but t
Benson Idonije - a Music Critic Par Excellence
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
play hip hop now. When they started, they were imitative of foreign music but they are beginning to be themselves; to be African and Nigerian. However, they need to improve on their lyrical content because they don't arrange and do proper... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Wemba Goes With a Bangand Vanessa Obioha, Two days after the world lost virtuoso musician Prince Rog
Wemba Goes With a Bang
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
and Vanessa Obioha, Two days after the world lost virtuoso musician Prince Rogers Nelson, better known as Prince, the African continent was thrown into gloom as one of its finest musician, Papa Wemba left the earthly plane. Papa Wemba like... Read more
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1h
FOX News
Kenya burns tons of ivory tusks to protest poachingmore than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destro
Kenya burns tons of ivory tusks to protest poaching
FOX News / Posted an hour ago
more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. Uhuru Kenyatta put a flame to the biggest... Read more
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dna
33 lions rescued from circuses in South America brought to South Africasection of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport as 33 lions rescued fr
33 lions rescued from circuses in South America brought to South Africa
dna / Posted an hour ago
section of Johannesburg's OR Tambo International Airport as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats. It was the largest airlift of lions in history, said... Read more
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KIVI Boise
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Messagewould be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Message
KIVI Boise / Posted an hour ago
would be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows that whatever the price they would fetch if sold, they should not be sold." This video includes an image from Getty Images and clips from Africa News and Animal P... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
33 lions rescued from circuses arrive in South Africa A former circus lion peers from inside a cage during their arrival at OR Tamb
33 lions rescued from circuses arrive in South Africa
Belfast Telegraph / Posted an hour ago
A former circus lion peers from inside a cage during their arrival at OR Tambo International airport in Johannesburg, South Africa. (AP)A former circus lion peers from inside a cage during their... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Al-Qaeda after bin LadenAl-Qaeda has survived the death of its founder Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011 a
Al-Qaeda after bin Laden
Manila Bulletin / Posted an hour ago
Al-Qaeda has survived the death of its founder Osama bin Laden on May 2, 2011 and bolstered its notoriety with attacks in Africa, Europe and Yemen. This undated file photo shows al-Qaeda leader Osama bin Laden in Afghanistan. (MB File/AP... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Spy Tapes: DA urges Zuma to not appeal High Court judgmentMUST STEP DOWN Legal experts and political leaders have praised the spy tapes j
Spy Tapes: DA urges Zuma to not appeal High Court judgment
Eye Witness News / Posted an hour ago
MUST STEP DOWN Legal experts and political leaders have praised the spy tapes judgement, with some saying it has cast South Africa’s judiciary in a good light and others again calling for Zuma to resign. Former Congress of South African Trade... Read more
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Denver Post
Tons of elephant tusks, rhino horns set on firemore than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destro
Tons of elephant tusks, rhino horns set on fire
Denver Post / Posted an hour ago
more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. Uhuru Kenyatta put a flame to the biggest... Read more
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The Economic Times
The week that was: Realty, banking, tech stocks shone when BoJ, earnings hurt Streetfor Nifty50 on a medium-term basis," Bothra said. Globally, markets across Hon
The week that was: Realty, banking, tech stocks shone when BoJ, earnings hurt Street
The Economic Times / Posted 2 hours ago
for Nifty50 on a medium-term basis," Bothra said. Globally, markets across Hong Kong, China, UK, Russia, Greece, South Africa, Ireland, Thailand and Malaysia, among others, will be closed on Monday on account of a public holiday. But the market... Read more
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KGTV San Diego
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Messagewould be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows
Kenya Sends Ivory Poachers A 105-Ton, Burning Message
KGTV San Diego / Posted 2 hours ago
would be surprised if I said I was going to burn illegal drugs; everyone knows that whatever the price they would fetch if sold, they should not be sold." This video includes an image from Getty Images and clips from Africa News and Animal P... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Oklahoma nonprofits in briefthe Serve Moore Community Renewal Center, they asked Fox to become its executiv
Oklahoma nonprofits in brief
The Oklahoman / Posted 2 hours ago
the Serve Moore Community Renewal Center, they asked Fox to become its executive director. Norman high schools help African students NORMAN — Students from Norman and Norman North high schools teamed up to help provide school supplies to... Read more
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Lake Placid News
33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airliftOR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South
33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift
Lake Placid News / Posted 2 hours ago
OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats. It was the largest airlift of lions in history, said... Read more
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Eye Witness News
UN: Rising heat at work is major new climate threatworst affected by rising temperatures include India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Cambod
UN: Rising heat at work is major new climate threat
Eye Witness News / Posted 2 hours ago
worst affected by rising temperatures include India, Indonesia, Nigeria, Cambodia, Pakistan, Burkina Faso and parts of West Africa, the report said. India is in the grip of an early-summer heat wave that has killed more than 100 people, forced... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outforce and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massac
Five years after bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted 2 hours ago
force and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and a wave of shootings in West Africa, Al-Qaeda has shown it can still carry out its trademark spectacular attacks. And in Syria and Yemen its militants... Read more
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ESPN
Bellew, Makabu to fight for vacant title May 29world. I'm expecting the city to turn out in droves, as it's going to be a very
Bellew, Makabu to fight for vacant title May 29
ESPN / Posted 3 hours ago
world. I'm expecting the city to turn out in droves, as it's going to be a very special event for us all." Makabu (19-1, 18 KOs), a southpaw from Congo living in South Africa, has not lost since a first-round knockout in his 2008 professional de... Read more
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The Economic Times
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from outforce and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massac
Five years after Osama bin Laden, Al-Qaeda down but far from out
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
force and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and a wave of shootings in West Africa, Al-Qaeda has shown it can still carry out its trademark spectacular attacks. And in Syria and Yemen its militants... Read more
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3h
The Economic Times
Al-Qaida after Osama bin Laden? Notorious as everin the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) calls for more attacks against US diplomatic mi
Al-Qaida after Osama bin Laden? Notorious as ever
The Economic Times / Posted 3 hours ago
in the Arabian Peninsula (AQAP) calls for more attacks against US diplomatic missions in the Middle East and Africa, and urges Muslims living in the West to target US interests. Violence that leaves more than 50 people dead sweeps... Read more
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examiner.com
Nile Rodgers honors Bono and Jimmy Carter at We Are Family Foundation GalaBallroom in New York City. Bono received the Humanitarian Award for his fight a
Nile Rodgers honors Bono and Jimmy Carter at We Are Family Foundation Gala
examiner.com / Posted 3 hours ago
Ballroom in New York City. Bono received the Humanitarian Award for his fight against AIDS and extreme poverty in Africa, and he was full of praise for Carter, who was recognized with the Mattie J.T. Stepanek Peacemaker Award. The U2 lead... Read more
3h
USA Today
Removing a racist legacy at Monmouth University?what's going on in our society today with all this controversy," said Arianna G
Removing a racist legacy at Monmouth University?
USA Today / Posted 3 hours ago
what's going on in our society today with all this controversy," said Arianna Gordon, president of Monmouth University's African-American Student Union. "It may be something that we do need to talk about and possibly do change, not necessarily to... Read more
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The Memphis Flyer
Endpapers-- they made large clouds of black smoke, which were sold to countries that did
Endpapers
The Memphis Flyer / Posted 3 hours ago
-- they made large clouds of black smoke, which were sold to countries that didn't have much in the way of clouds, like Africa." Defoe's humorous prose is also peppered with footnotes containing useless trivia. For example, did you know that... Read more
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Parkersburg News and Sentinel
33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airliftOR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South
33 rescued lions arrive in South Africa in airlift
Parkersburg News and Sentinel / Posted 3 hours ago
OR Tambo International Airport Saturday evening as 33 lions rescued from South American circuses landed in South Africa where they will be released into a bush sanctuary for big cats. It was the largest airlift of lions in history, said... Read more
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The Buffalo News
An inside look at Meryl Streep before she became a Hollywood icon(“The Deer Hunter”), a Polish survivor of Auschwitz (“Sophie’s Choice”) and a D
An inside look at Meryl Streep before she became a Hollywood icon
The Buffalo News / Posted 3 hours ago
(“The Deer Hunter”), a Polish survivor of Auschwitz (“Sophie’s Choice”) and a Danish author living in Kenya (“Out of Africa”) with chameleonic ease? Maybe you prefer the transitional ’90s, when she tested out such genres as comedy... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from deadand a dangerous threat, experts say. With last year’s Charlie Hebdo massacre i
‘Jihad will last decades’: Post Osama bin Laden al Qaeda far from dead
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
and a dangerous threat, experts say. With last year’s Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and a wave of shootings in West Africa, al Qaeda has shown it can still carry out its trademark spectacular attacks. And in Syria and Yemen, its militants... Read more
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Hindustantimes.com
Awaiting their leader, Patels to begin ‘lollipop’ protest todayfor trying to stage a demonstration outside a stadium in Rajkot where a one-day
Awaiting their leader, Patels to begin ‘lollipop’ protest today
Hindustantimes.com / Posted 3 hours ago
for trying to stage a demonstration outside a stadium in Rajkot where a one-day cricket match between India and South Africa was on. The arrest and the subsequent sedition charge on him was based on phone transcripts reportedly between him and... Read more
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Breitbart
Watch: Don Lemon Flips Off Larry Wilmore After ‘Alleged Journalist’ CommentParty Conference Attacked By ‘Black Bloc’ Leftists, Hundreds Of Arrests EU Con
Watch: Don Lemon Flips Off Larry Wilmore After ‘Alleged Journalist’ Comment
Breitbart / Posted 3 hours ago
Party Conference Attacked By ‘Black Bloc’ Leftists, Hundreds Of Arrests EU Considers ‘Detention Centres’ for Migrants in North Africa Mafia Taking Over As Italy Flooded with Migrants India Activates Miles of ‘Laser Walls’ Along Border with Pakis... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poachingmore than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destro
Kenya burns huge pile of ivory tusks to protest poaching
Manila Bulletin / Posted 3 hours ago
more than 1 ton of rhino horn, believed to be the largest stockpile ever destroyed, in a dramatic statement by this East African country against the trade in ivory and products from endangered species. A ranger from the Kenya Wildlife Service... Read more
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Zawya
Oman plans to build oil storage terminal near Duqm - ministerOmanincluding internationally. Ras Markaz is on the Arabian Sea near major shippin
Oman plans to build oil storage terminal near Duqm - ministerOman
Zawya / Posted 3 hours ago
including internationally. Ras Markaz is on the Arabian Sea near major shipping routes through the Red Sea to Asia and Africa, and lies outside the crowded Strait of Hormuz, which is vulnerable when political tensions in the region rise. In... Read more
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Croydon Guardian
GLA elections: The candidates vying for votes in Croydon and Suttonof Croydon and Sutton" if elected. According to her party, Ms Lewis has attend
GLA elections: The candidates vying for votes in Croydon and Sutton
Croydon Guardian / Posted 4 hours ago
of Croydon and Sutton" if elected. According to her party, Ms Lewis has attended multiple educational institutions in Africa and the UK, receiving qualifications in computing and information technology. She worked as a bank cashier before... Read more
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Q13 FOX Seattle
Historic ivory burn covers the sky in smoke and ashPark as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered. A rainy Saturday afternoon brought
Historic ivory burn covers the sky in smoke and ash
Q13 FOX Seattle / Posted 4 hours ago
Park as elephant and rhino tusks smoldered. A rainy Saturday afternoon brought together heads of state from several African nations and hundreds of onlookers to watch Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta set fire to over $172 million worth of... Read more
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SKY News
Freed Circus Lions Begin A New Life In AfricaDozens of lions have been airlifted to South Africa to begin a new life in a wi
Freed Circus Lions Begin A New Life In Africa
SKY News / Posted 4 hours ago
Dozens of lions have been airlifted to South Africa to begin a new life in a wildlife sanctuary, after suffering years of ill treatment in Latin American circuses. The roars of the 33 lions filled the cargo terminal of an airport in Johannesburg,... Read more
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Manila Bulletin
South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down JOHANNESBURG — Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 4
South Africa: Opposition leader warns president to step down
Manila Bulletin / Posted 4 hours ago
JOHANNESBURG — Fiery South African opposition politician Julius Malema told 40,000 cheering supporters that President Jacob Zuma should step down before the army turns on him because of... Read more
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Rappler
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from outforce and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massac
5 years after bin Laden, Al Qaeda down but far from out
Rappler / Posted 4 hours ago
force and dangerous threat, experts say. With last year's Charlie Hebdo massacre in Paris and a wave of shootings in West Africa, Al Qaeda has shown it can still carry out its trademark spectacular attacks. And in Syria and Yemen its militants... Read more
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