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Zambia: Changala's Application for Sata's Medical Board Dismissed

Zambia: Changala's Application for Sata's Medical Board Dismissed | The African | Scoop.it
Lusaka High Court judge Isaac Chali has dismissed civil rights activist Brebnar Changala's application for a writ of mandamus to compel Cabinet to set up a medical board and ascertain President Michael Sata's health as hopeless.
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... Even More Reasons to Feel Good About 2013

... Even More Reasons to Feel Good About 2013 | The African | Scoop.it
Developing-world economies, trade, and health continued to improve in the past year (RT @charlesjkenny: Saharan Africa: new AIDS infections dropped from 2.7 million in late 1990s to 1.6 million in 2012 http://t.co/LsTdp0L88o)...
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Analysis: Struggle for resources at root of Central Africa religious violence - Reuters

Analysis: Struggle for resources at root of Central Africa religious violence - Reuters | The African | Scoop.it
New York Times Analysis: Struggle for resources at root of Central Africa religious violence Reuters Instead, they blame a political battle for control over resources in one of Africa's weakest-governed states, split along ethnic faultlines and...
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Twitter / MostSecretFacts: Africa is larger than China, ...

Twitter / MostSecretFacts: Africa is larger than China, ... | The African | Scoop.it
Africa is larger than China, USA, India, Mexico and a big part of Europe combined. http://t.co/jjmySSi4H5
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'Ashamed': Ex-PR exec Justine Sacco apologizes for AIDS in Africa tweet

'Ashamed': Ex-PR exec Justine Sacco apologizes for AIDS in Africa tweet | The African | Scoop.it
Media company IAC has "parted ways" with the company PR executive who tweeted: "Going to Africa. Hope I don't get AIDS. Just kidding. I'm white!"

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Africa Under Attack! And the Refugees? May Get Drowned!

Africa Under Attack! And the Refugees? May Get Drowned! | The African | Scoop.it
Let´s be frank, what is on the agenda for Africa on the side of the Western Power Elites is clearly to be seen. After the official end of colonialism only French troops were to be seen in Africa. T...

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Uganda's Anti-Pornography Bill: "If a Woman Wears a Miniskirt, We Will Arrest Her" | Think Africa Press

Uganda's Anti-Pornography Bill: "If a Woman Wears a Miniskirt, We Will Arrest Her" | Think Africa Press | The African | Scoop.it

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Best of 2013: World's First Digital Laser Designed and Built in Africa - MIT Technology Review

Best of 2013: World's First Digital Laser Designed and Built in Africa - MIT Technology Review | The African | Scoop.it
Best of 2013: World's First Digital Laser Designed and Built in Africa MIT Technology Review But because these devices are essentially bolted on to the front of a laser, they all require expensive custom optics that have to be calibrated each time...
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Wiltshire charity ships contents of Yorkshire prep school to Africa - BBC News

Wiltshire charity ships contents of Yorkshire prep school to Africa - BBC News | The African | Scoop.it
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The entire contents of a former prep school in north Yorkshire is being shipped out to a school in Africa.
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Poachers Kill Three of Malawi's Rare Black Rhinos

Poachers Kill Three of Malawi's Rare Black Rhinos | The African | Scoop.it

LILONGWE, Malawi, December 23, 2013 (ENS) - Wire snares and traps set by poachers have cost the Malawian Department of National Parks and Wildlife three of the Critically Endangered Black Rhinoceros that were re-introduced 20 years ago...

 

Justerini produced six calves during her 20 good years in Liwonde.

 

However, on July 15, 2013, the rhino monitoring team sighted Justerini in the sanctuary, and when they started to track her they found she was dragging a massive gin trap on her left rear leg. They lost her tracks and even after days of searching she still managed to evade any contact with the monitoring team.

 

Ironically, on October 15, which is Mothers Day in Malawi, the carcass of this rhino mother was found by a rhino monitoring patrol two kilometres from a waterhole inside Liwonde National Park.

 

She died from the results of the gin trap snare, a steel spring trap which severed off her foot. The death was most likely from loss of blood or thirst from her inability to get to water – a slow and very painful death estimated to have occurred around the end of July or early August 2013. The trap and her horns were found intact at her final resting place, said Palmer, a passionate wildlife conservationist, in an obituary to Justerini....

 

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Brent edges off 3-week high but Africa supply woes support - CNBC.com

Brent edges off 3-week high but Africa supply woes support - CNBC.com | The African | Scoop.it
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Brent edges off 3-week high but Africa supply woes support
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Brent crude briefly topped $112 a barrel on Thursday, touching a three-week high as civil unrest in Africa reduced supply.
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allAfrica.com: South Africa's First Black-Owned Brewery Opens for Business

allAfrica.com: South Africa's First Black-Owned Brewery Opens for Business | The African | Scoop.it
allAfrica: African news and information for a global audience (RT @LinusPauley: "@BuyBlack365: South Africa's First Black-Owned Brewery Opens for Business http://t.co/4g0smDDsiC. S/o @SowetoGold.

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Strong demand likely to spur growth in Africa's digital media offerings - BDlive

Strong demand likely to spur growth in Africa's digital media offerings - BDlive | The African | Scoop.it
Strong demand likely to spur growth in Africa's digital media offerings
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RESEARCH group International Data Corporation (IDC) expects locally produced digital media to accelerate next year driven by strong demand for content.

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