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The Tampa Tribune
The private life of Sgt. La David Johnson, the slain soldier ensnared in a Trump controversyTo most of the country, Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson was an American service
The Tampa Tribune / Posted 3 minutes ago
To most of the country, Sgt. La David Terrence Johnson was an American service member killed in action in West Africa. But to his family and his Miami Gardens community, Johnson was known as "Wheelie King," a nickname he earned for riding his... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Unrest a Test for West African Leadersthis week. On Wednesday at least four people were shot dead in clashes between
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 minutes ago
this week. On Wednesday at least four people were shot dead in clashes between security forces and protestors in the West African country's two biggest cities. On Tuesday, two soldiers and a teenager died. The deaths came amid unrest... Read more
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CBS News
Eye Opener: Questions swirl around deadly Niger ambushdeadly Niger ambush October 19, 2017, 7:00 AM|Serious questions emerge about t
CBS News / Posted 36 minutes ago
deadly Niger ambush October 19, 2017, 7:00 AM|Serious questions emerge about the ambush that killed four U.S. soldiers in West Africa. Also, the gunman accused of killing three co-workers at a Maryland office park and injuring three others is in... Read more
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Daily Mail
How ISIS has spread around the globe as its caliphate collapsesas a threat to fellow Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab - loyal to Al-Qaeda -
Daily Mail / Posted an hour ago
as a threat to fellow Islamist terrorist group Al-Shabaab - loyal to Al-Qaeda - and they are now also fighting each other. West African terroist group Boko Haram have been referred to as Islamic State West Africa Province, ISWAP, after swapping... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Uganda confirms one case of Ebola-like Marburg virusnation last suffered a Marburg outbreak in 2014. Marburg is from the same famil
Channel NewsAsia / Posted an hour ago
nation last suffered a Marburg outbreak in 2014. Marburg is from the same family of viruses as Ebola, which killed thousands in West Africa in 2014. (Reporting by Elias Biryabarema; Writing by Maggie Fick; Editing by Gareth Jones)Source:... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cairo Gathering Examines Future of African Citiesin several dozen countries on the continent to connect those seeking solutions
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
in several dozen countries on the continent to connect those seeking solutions in one place with problem-solvers in another. As the head of one hub in West Africa put it, "We need to encourage Africans to be job-creators, rather than job-se... Read more
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WHAS TV11 Louisville
Why US troops are in Nigerto the families of four fallen American soldiers in Niger has raised questions
WHAS TV11 Louisville / Posted 9 hours ago
to the families of four fallen American soldiers in Niger has raised questions about the U.S. military presence in the West African country. Here are some answers to questions you might have about the U.S. military presence in Niger, West... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Islamist attacks in Mozambique“Islamist threat” could radicalise other Muslims and root the problem deeper an
New Zimbabwe / Posted 12 hours ago
“Islamist threat” could radicalise other Muslims and root the problem deeper and more widely – think only of Boko Haram in West Africa in 2009. So far state officials have been careful and moderate in their statements. But practice on the ground... Read more
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Beloit Daily News
People's Church celebrates 75 yearsclean water projects, health clinics and more. Over the years missions included
Beloit Daily News / Posted 15 hours ago
clean water projects, health clinics and more. Over the years missions included work in Cuba, Venezuela, the Philippines, West Africa, Mali, Indonesia, Bolivia, Volta, Ecuador, Mexico, South Africa, Bolivia, Laos, England, Belgium, India, Spain,... Read more
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CBS News
"I could feel his warmth": Gold Star families open up on presidentsTuesday. The president has also been accused of being insensitive in a phone c
CBS News / Posted 15 hours ago
Tuesday. The president has also been accused of being insensitive in a phone call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in west Africa earlier this month. She received the call while on the way to greet her husband's casket at the airport. Details... Read more
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ABC News
Behind the ISIS group that ambushed US forces in Nigerattack, the official said. The recent death of four U.S. troops in Niger has h
ABC News / Posted 16 hours ago
attack, the official said. The recent death of four U.S. troops in Niger has highlighted the American military presence in West Africa. U.S. Army Green Berets are in Niger as part of a counterterrorism mission to train that country's military to... Read more
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New York Post
Your chocolate addiction is destroying the planetyet, a 2010 BBC documentary, “Panorama, Chocolate,” found that child labor fuel
New York Post / Posted 16 hours ago
yet, a 2010 BBC documentary, “Panorama, Chocolate,” found that child labor fuels a large part of the chocolate industry in West Africa. (The year the film came out, the chocolate industry pledged to decrease child labor in Ivory Coast by 70 percent... Read more
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Eye Witness News
African rulers’ weapon against web-based dissent - the off switchfrom Freedom House. “Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian
Eye Witness News / Posted 17 hours ago
from Freedom House. “Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian practices online,” said Francois Patuel, West Africa researcher at Amnesty International. “We have seen disruptions in Togo and in other countries but also arrests... Read more
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ABC News
Why US troops are in NigerHere are some answers to questions you might have about the U.S. military prese
ABC News / Posted 20 hours ago
Here are some answers to questions you might have about the U.S. military presence in Niger, West Africa, and the circumstances about the incident that killed the four US soldiers and wounded two others. Wondering why there are Army Green Berets in... Read more
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CBS News
"I could feel his warmth": Gold Star families open up on presidentsTuesday. The president has also been accused of being insensitive in a phone c
CBS News / Posted 21 hours ago
Tuesday. The president has also been accused of being insensitive in a phone call to the widow of a Green Beret killed in west Africa earlier this month. She received the call while on the way to greet her husband's casket at the airport. Details... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statelessness Affects Millions. Madagascar Is Tackling the Problemreforms nonetheless serve as an example for other African countries that are ex
AllAfrica.com / Posted 22 hours ago
reforms nonetheless serve as an example for other African countries that are experiencing the same kind of discrimination. West Africa, for instance, recently adopted a regional action plan to help the approximately 1 million people without a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ghana, Cote d'Ivoire Move to Address Unfavorable Cocoa Pricing Regimeour policies, we can protect our farmers and guarantee a better life for them."
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 hours ago
our policies, we can protect our farmers and guarantee a better life for them." "We are amongst the biggest economies in West Africa, we are bonded by common history, by common ethnic ties, by common culture and by common geography... these ties... Read more
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The News & Observer
Congresswoman ‘totally fabricated’ my response to soldier’s widow, Trump saysJohnson, the widow of fallen Miami Gardens soldier Sgt. La David T. Johnson, wh
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
Johnson, the widow of fallen Miami Gardens soldier Sgt. La David T. Johnson, who was killed in an ambush in Niger in west Africa earlier this month, cries atop the casket with his body at Miami International Airport, Oct. 17, 2017.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Orange Invests $33 Million in Sierra Leone ExpansionChairman and CEO of Orange (Middle East and Africa), said the French firm was b
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Chairman and CEO of Orange (Middle East and Africa), said the French firm was bolstering its already strong presence in West Africa. “The launch of the Orange brand confirms our confidence in the country’s on-going economic recovery and our... Read more
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The News & Observer
‘He knew what he signed up for,’ Trump says to widow of fallen Florida soldierdaughter. The Miami Gardens soldier, a Carol City High grad, was part of a join
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
daughter. The Miami Gardens soldier, a Carol City High grad, was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa when he and three other men were killed in an ambush on Oct. 4. Johnson, a member of the 3rd Special Forces... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Take It to the Endwith the South West, West, and North West Regions that are very productive as f
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
with the South West, West, and North West Regions that are very productive as far as agriculture is concerned. It links West Africa to Central Africa epitomized by the fact that Douala is the entry port to Central Africa. In other words, it is a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Opposition Wants to End President Gnassingbe's Dynastypresident has been in power for more than 12 years. Before that, his father, Ey
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
president has been in power for more than 12 years. Before that, his father, Eyadema Gnassingbe, ruled this tiny West African nation of 7.6 million people for 38 years until his death. For this reason, 14 political parties as well as... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Samsung Galaxy Note 8 Finally Debuts in Nigeriamore surface area for use with the S Pen. Director of Information, Communicati
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
more surface area for use with the S Pen. Director of Information, Communication & Technology for Samsung Electronics West Africa, Emmanouil Revmatas, said that the infinity display is a game changer for Note users because where others see... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
FAO 'Is Key Partner' of Gambia Against Food Insecurity - Agric Ministerbe implemented by the Department of Plant Protection Services. "FAW is alien,
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
be implemented by the Department of Plant Protection Services. "FAW is alien, but is already present in many countries in West Africa, such as Ghana and Nigeria," the minister said, adding that by July, FAW was founded in few places in The... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Licpa's New Leaders Aim for More Respect, Trust in AccountancySector Accounting, Taxation and Business Law) in order to provide study materia
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Sector Accounting, Taxation and Business Law) in order to provide study materials for the Accounting Technician Scheme West Africa (ATSWA) program for participating Liberian students. He is a Founder and Head Pastor of the Gateway... Read more
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WAVE 3 Louisville
Aspire Academy: Inside basketball prep schoolprep school run by Jeremy Kipness. Desales High School houses the program. "I
WAVE 3 Louisville / Posted yesterday
prep school run by Jeremy Kipness. Desales High School houses the program. "I actually spent some time over in Senegal, West Africa, about two and half years ago," Kipness said. "While I was over there I would hear all these stories about kids... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Everton FC Gambia seeking help from Blues across the world - Liverpool Echo Team have been developing players in west Africa for five ye
Liverpool Echo / Posted yesterday
- Liverpool Echo Team have been developing players in west Africa for five years Everton FC Gambia are searching for overseas assistance to help fund their development of grassroots players... Read more
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Island Packet
‘He knew what he signed up for,’ Trump says to widow of fallen Florida soldierdaughter. The Miami Gardens soldier, a Carol City High grad, was part of a join
Island Packet / Posted yesterday
daughter. The Miami Gardens soldier, a Carol City High grad, was part of a joint mission with the Niger military in west Africa when he and three other men were killed in an ambush on Oct. 4. Johnson, a member of the 3rd Special Forces... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West Africa Media Excellence Awards - List of FinalistsThe Media Foundation for West Africa is pleased to announce the finalists for t
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Media Foundation for West Africa is pleased to announce the finalists for the maiden West Africa Media Excellence Awards. The competition received more than 400 entries from 12 countries across West Africa. The three-member panel of judges after... Read more
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The News & Observer
Former NC State basketball star’s ‘bad run’ ends in prison sentencealcohol abuse treatment while serving his sentence. Grundy, 38, arrived in the
The News & Observer / Posted yesterday
alcohol abuse treatment while serving his sentence. Grundy, 38, arrived in the United States last month from Ghana, West Africa, where he had been living for little more. He came to resolve a case where he had been charged with failing to... Read more
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DW
Togo: Opposition wants to end President Gnassingbe’s dynasty |president has been in power for more than 12 years. Before that, his father, Ey
DW / Posted yesterday
president has been in power for more than 12 years. Before that, his father, Eyadema Gnassingbe, ruled this tiny West African nation of 7.6 million people for 38 years until his death. Togo's hospitals are overstretched and lack adequate... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Taraba's Energy Potential and Multiplier EffectsHydroelectric project. The project, if executed, would serve the energy needs o
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Hydroelectric project. The project, if executed, would serve the energy needs of Nigeria and neighbouring countries in the West Africa and Central Africa sub regions. The continued pressure by the Taraba State government mounted on the Federal... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Lagos Business School Develops Responsible Leadersand International Accreditation Advisory Board of the Association of MBAs (AMBA
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
and International Accreditation Advisory Board of the Association of MBAs (AMBA). LBS is the first and only school in West Africa to be accredited by the AACSB and only 5% of business schools have this accreditation worldwide. Our MBA... Read more
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Gulf News
Violent clashes in northern Togo after imam arrestedthe Gnassingbe family.They want a limit on the number of presidential mandates
Gulf News / Posted 2 days ago
the Gnassingbe family.They want a limit on the number of presidential mandates to two — in line with practice elsewhere in West Africa — and the introduction of a two-round voting system.The opposition parties have vowed to defy a government ban on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cameroon Cooperation - Aviation, Maritime Transport Accords Discusseda four-year mission to serve in his country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs where
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
a four-year mission to serve in his country's Ministry of Foreign Affairs where he will work on relations with Central and West Africa. He noted he will follow up the negotiations when he returns to Cairo. Bilateral relations between Egypt and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria, Ghana Sign MOU to Wage War Against Sea Pirateswill help us solve our own problems. "If we must turn around the economic poli
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
will help us solve our own problems. "If we must turn around the economic policies of our countries, particularly the West Africa sub-region, we must cooperate with each other. "There are areas Ghana is stronger than us and there are areas we... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Agency Raises Alarm Over Two Emerging Cassava DiseasesWest African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE), the body in charge of addressing diseas
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
West African Virus Epidemiology (WAVE), the body in charge of addressing diseases of root/tuber crops, on Monday raised alarm over two emerging cassava diseases in Nigeria. Justin Pita, Executive Director of WAVE, at the second Annual General... Read more
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The News & Observer
War, relationships and placing blame: Trump topics at news conferenceI'm concerned — closer than ever before. And the relationship is very good.” H
The News & Observer / Posted 2 days ago
I'm concerned — closer than ever before. And the relationship is very good.” His response to soldiers killed in Niger in west Africa Trump wrote letters to the families of the fallen soldiers this weekend and said that he planned to call the... Read more
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Island Packet
War, relationships and placing blame: Trump topics at news conferenceI'm concerned — closer than ever before. And the relationship is very good.” H
Island Packet / Posted 2 days ago
I'm concerned — closer than ever before. And the relationship is very good.” His response to soldiers killed in Niger in west Africa Trump wrote letters to the families of the fallen soldiers this weekend and said that he planned to call the... Read more
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The Columbian
In Madagascar, plague outbreak now threatens largest citieshave responded quickly. The World Health Organization, criticized for its slow
The Columbian / Posted 2 days ago
have responded quickly. The World Health Organization, criticized for its slow response to the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, has released $1.5 million and sent plague specialists and epidemiologists. The Red Cross is sending its... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
West Africa Media Excellence Awards - Profile of JudgesThe maiden edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards will be held on O
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The maiden edition of the West Africa Media Excellence Awards will be held on October 28, 2017. The awards are intended to inspire and promote excellence in journalism across West Africa rewarding and honouring journalists from the West Africa region... Read more
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The World
Everyday Cheapskate: Readers' feedback on everything from Pedialyte to whiningwho are too busy to mix it up themselves or who are used to buying everything t
The World / Posted 2 days ago
who are too busy to mix it up themselves or who are used to buying everything they need over the counter. If people where I live in West Africa had to buy Pedialyte, there would be a lot more dead babies here. Keep up the good work! -... Read more
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Comox Valley Record
Operation Christmas Child collection process underwaythe local drive. By Christmas they will be delivered into the hands of children
Comox Valley Record / Posted 2 days ago
the local drive. By Christmas they will be delivered into the hands of children from impoverished parts of Central America, West Africa, and the Ukraine. Operation Christmas Child is an annual initiative of Samaritan’s Purse, an international... Read more
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New Kerala
Canadians invited to bless children in need with Operation Christmas Child shoebox gifts - newkerala news #281037centers throughout Canada by Nov. 19 will make a long journey into the arms of
New Kerala / Posted 2 days ago
centers throughout Canada by Nov. 19 will make a long journey into the arms of a needy child in Haiti, Latin America, or West Africa. People can also pack boxes online at PackABox.ca. Share it!Canadians invited to bless children in need with... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
African rulers' weapon against web-based dissent: the off switchfrom Freedom House. "Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 2 days ago
from Freedom House. "Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian practices online," said Francois Patuel, West Africa researcher at Amnesty International. "We have seen disruptions in Togo and in other countries but also arrests... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
After Ebola, West Africa Must Brace for More Deadly FeversDakar — West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, incl
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Dakar — West Africa is most at risk of fatal haemorrhagic fever epidemics, including Ebola, researchers said on Wednesday, calling for greater preparedness to save lives. A study in The Lancet medical journal assessed the likelihood of four viruses... Read more
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Reuters
African rulers' weapon against web-based dissent: the off switchfrom Freedom House. “Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
from Freedom House. “Africa is becoming a new testing ground for authoritarian practices online,” said Francois Patuel, West Africa researcher at Amnesty International. “We have seen disruptions in Togo and in other countries but also arrests... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Madagascar's cities struggling to cope with plague outbreakhave responded quickly. The World Health Organisation, criticised for its slow
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 2 days ago
have responded quickly. The World Health Organisation, criticised for its slow response to the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, has released 1.5 million US dollars and sent plague specialists and epidemiologists. The Red Cross is sending... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
Things to do with the kids in Liverpool this October half termis hosting an event about African Empires on October 22 , where children can fi
Liverpool Echo / Posted 2 days ago
is hosting an event about African Empires on October 22 , where children can find out more about amazing civilisations in West Africa throughout history and create a crown like Mali's Mansa Musa or your own beautiful Benin Bronz. And the Museum... Read more
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Irish Examiner
Madagascar's cities struggling to cope with plague outbreakhave responded quickly. The World Health Organisation, criticised for its slow
Irish Examiner / Posted 2 days ago
have responded quickly. The World Health Organisation, criticised for its slow response to the 2014 Ebola epidemic in West Africa, has released 1.5 million US dollars and sent plague specialists and epidemiologists. The Red Cross is sending... Read more
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