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Sahara desert deaths: Niger declares 3 days of mourning for 92 dead

The government in Niger has declared three days of national mourning for 92 migrants who died from dehydration after their vehicles broke down in the Sahara desert, state media said Friday.
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Getting to Know Africa: 50 Interesting Facts…

Getting to Know Africa: 50 Interesting Facts… | Africa | Scoop.it
 
 
There are 54 countries and one “non-self governing territory”, the Western Sahara, in Africa.
All of Africa was colonized by foreign powers during the “scramble for Africa”, except Ethiopia and Liberia.

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Nevermore Sithole's curator insight, November 1, 2013 4:49 AM

Article argues that China is Africa's top trade partner with Sino-Africa trade volumes now nearing $200 billion per year.

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Kenyans protest after suspects in teen's gang rape sentenced to cut grass

Kenyans protest after suspects in teen's gang rape sentenced to cut grass | Africa | Scoop.it
Kenyans marched through the capital Thursday to demand justice for a teen who was allegedly gang raped, and the suspects ordered to cut grass as punishment.
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In Africa, Seeking a License to Kill - New York Times

In Africa, Seeking a License to Kill - New York Times | Africa | Scoop.it
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In Africa, Seeking a License to Kill
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CAPE TOWN — MEMBERS of the African Union will meet in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia, today to discuss recent calls by some African leaders to withdraw from the International Criminal Court.
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