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News Topic - Africa

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Isis trying to foment a wave of migration to Europe, says UN official Fighters fleeing Syria conspiring with local extremists to exploit food crisis in Africas Sahel regionIslamic State commanders fleeing Syria are conspiring with extremist groups in Africa to foment and infiltrate a new migration wave destined for Europe,
The Guardian | 1 hour, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Business solutions firm Africas Talking closes $8.6M round led by IFC Jake Bright Contributor Jake Bright is a writer and author in New York City. He is co-author of The Next Africa. More posts by this contributor Business solutions firm Africas Talking closes $8.6M round led by IFC African VC TLcom Capital invests $5M in N
TechCrunch | 3 hours, 50 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
McCall backs Farrell to lead England vs. Springboks Saracens director of rugby Mark McCall is backing Owen Farrell to prove an outstanding captain if he is asked to lead England's summer tour to South Africa.
Scrum.com | 4 hours, 57 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Farrell would be a 'brilliant England captain' for South Africa tour Eddie Jones indicated after the NatWest 6 Nations that he might rest some of those players who featured for the British and Irish Lions against New Zealand last summer with the 2019 World Cup in mind.
Mail Online | 5 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Wales' ground-breaking match against South Africa in Washington in doubt EXCLUSIVE BY WILL KELLEHER: Wales's Test against South Africa in June is in doubt due to miserable ticket sales and the impending collapse of the company which has organised the fixture.
Mail Online | 6 hours, 13 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Giving Antibiotics To Healthy Kids In Poor Countries: Good Idea Or Bad Idea? Researchers administered doses of azithromycin to 190,238 children in sub-Saharan Africa. The death rate dropped, but fear of antibiotic resistance looms.
NPR.org | 8 hours, 34 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Global Health: Infant Deaths Fall Sharply in Africa With Routine Antibiotics Providing one dose every six months saved one in four babies, researchers reported. Now the W.H.O. will consider recommending routine use.
New York Times | 8 hours, 36 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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Vincent Bollor under formal investigation in Africa corruption probe A judge puts billionaire Vincent Bollor under formal investigation over corruption allegations.
BBC News | 9 hours, 46 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
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French billionaire Bollore charged in Africa corruption case PARIS (AP) French businessman Vincent Bollore has been given preliminary charges in an investigation into alleged corruption surrounding lucrative port deals in Africa.
Lufkin Daily News | 9 hours, 58 minutes ago | comment? | recommend article from Lufkin, Texas
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S Africa identifies body of missing horticulturalist Horticulturalist Rodney Saunders and his wife disappeared in February, in a suspected IS kidnapping.
BBC News | 10 hours, 30 minutes ago | comment? | recommend