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2014 World Cup: Review of Black Stars anthem by Ghanaian artiste Wiyaala

Wiyaala did not just amaze Africa with her fierce ball winning and tackling abilities during her time at the Upper West Girls team, she is now back dazzling the world with her singing prowess.

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Wed Apr 16, 2014

Tigard Times

Friends, family grieve passionate pair - Wednesday, 16 April 2014 11:07

When a box truck slammed into his 18-year-old daughter as she drove to Forest Grove last week, Sam Dilla was on the other side of the world, visiting his native South Sudan.

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Related Topix: Forest Grove, OR, World News, Africa, South Sudan, Tribal, Pacific University, Banks, OR

The Age

Rescue effort launched for kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls

Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan and Nigerian Senate President David Mark inspect the Abuja bus depot that was blown up by the Boko Haram on Monday.

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Related Topix: Nigeria, World News, Africa, Tribal

Tue Apr 15, 2014

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Canada.com

First Nations/Aquilini pipeline plan gets lukewarm response from oil opponents

A lunar eclipse took place Tuesday. The entire event was to be visible from North and South America, but sky watchers in northern and eastern Europe, eastern Africa, the Middle East and Central Asia were out of luck, according to US space agency NASA.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Canada,

The Huffington Post

Washington Fights Fire With Fire in Libya

That's what I asked a spokesman for U.S. Africa Command . "I am surprised by your mentioning the Canary Islands," he responded by email.

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Related Topix: Tribal, Muammar Gaddafi (Gadhafi)

News24

Rwanda-20 years on : From Mob Rule to Machiavellian Order

Well done! You have got the community talking! More than 50 comments have been made on one of your articles.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Tribal, Paul Kagame, South Africa

Mon Apr 14, 2014

Iol.co.za

Letter: Concourt saves justice system

Several high-profile criminal trials have brought forth consternation at perceived shortcomings in the South African justice system, notably some notoriously lax sentencing.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Tribal

Canada.com

Polio spread in Cameroon a concern: WHO expert

The Canadian official who heads the WHO's polio eradication effort says of the many challenges facing the quarter-century-old program, evidence of polio in Cameroon - which borders on the troubled Central African Republic - is currently one of the most concerning.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Tribal, Somalia

Sun Apr 13, 2014

Daily Mail

Sarfraz Manzoor and his family have Cape Verde's beautiful beaches all to themselves

My wife and I have different ideas about a dream destination. Bridget just needs somewhere to sunbathe and swim while I bore quickly and need some culture and history.

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Related Topix: Cape Verde, World News, Tribal, Portugal, Travel

Sat Apr 12, 2014

American Reporter

Reporting: MedicineINFECTIONS Take at Least 51 Lives at Panama Hospital

There is virtually no doubt that global warming exists. Aside from a few cranks and those heavily invested in the fossil fuel industry, the scientific consensus is that the Earth's climate is changing, and changing faster than ever before.

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Related Topix: Global Warming, Brattleboro, VT, Tribal, World News, Asia, Afghanistan, NATO (North Atlantic Treaty Organization), Weather, Natural Disasters, Drought

American Reporter

Brasch WordsLEGISLATORS Could Shoot Down Airborne Cruelty

Dear Sen.Obama: Thanks for repudiating Gen. Wesley Clark's stupid comments regarding John McCain's military service and preparedness to be Commander in Chief.

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Related Topix: US Politics, John McCain, US News, Tribal, Life, Interracial,Multiracial, Multiethnic, and Multicultural

Fri Apr 11, 2014

Brandon Sun

Polio spread in Cameroon - which borders troubled CAR - a concern: WHO expert

The Canadian official who heads the WHO's polio eradication effort says of the many challenges facing the quarter-century-old program, evidence of polio in Cameroon - which borders on the troubled Central African Republic - is currently one of the most concerning.

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Related Topix: Central African Republic, World News, Africa, Tribal

Deadline

Scribe Ann Peacock Set To Adapt True Tale Of Ethiopian Jews' 1991 Exodus To Israel

EXCLUSIVE: Ann Peacock is staying in Africa for her next writing gig, signing on to pen the feature adaptation of Asher Naim 's 2003 book Saving The Lost Tribe: The Rescue And Redemption Of The Ethiopian Jews .

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Related Topix: Tribal, Emmy Awards, Entertainment, Television, Nights in Rodanthe

Thu Apr 10, 2014

Centre Daily Times

'Art of Adornment' display tells part of the human story

Ancient clay beads, Chad , a shell/hair ornament from Sumba on a beaded Maasai necklace next to large silver and coral women's necklace from Turkistan and a men's Dinka headdress are part of the "Art of Adornment" display at the Bellefonte Art Museum for Centre County.

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Related Topix: Africa, Nigeria Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel, Travel, South Africa Travel, Tribal, Centre County, PA

Mail & Guardian

Silence of Rwanda's dead haunts those who ignored their cries

Many Western reporters downplayed the genocide of Rwanda's Tutsi minority as "ethnic warfare", including Bartholomaus Grill.

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Related Topix: World News, Rwanda, Africa, Tribal, Mandela, Drama Movies, South Africa,

The Hill

HPV may be the new HIV

Last summer on a trip to Zambia, I could not help but notice the free condoms in every restroom offering protection against pregnancy, HIV, and other sexually-transmitted diseases.

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Related Topix: HIV/AIDS, Health, HPV, Tribal, Human Sexuality, Medicine, Malaria, Cancer

Wed Apr 09, 2014

Daily Monitor

To solve our own problems, we must first define what it means to be African

Why do we Africans and our leaders allow ourselves the constant indignity of going abroad to beg when we have so much wealth and so much potential? It is hard not to return to that question every time the question of Africa's poverty and vulnerability is raised, as it was at the European Union-Africa Union Summit in Brussels last week.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Africa, Tribal, Opinion

Daily Monitor

Beyond small-time politics: Where Uganda's money will be in 2025

There is too much noise in Africa, and Uganda currently is as good an example as you can get.

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Related Topix: World News, Uganda, Africa, Tribal, South Africa, Ghana, Nigeria, Opinion

Iol.co.za

Market spiced with colour

The Victoria Street Market's purple minarets peer through the concrete barrier as you drive into the Durban city centre.

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Related Topix: World News, South Africa, Tribal, Travel

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