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  1. How the Super Rugby semi-finals have shaped upRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | The New Zealand Herald

    The dream of a pair of all-Kiwi semifinals has been denied but there still appears a good chance a New Zealand side will eventually claim the Super Rugby title. After the Crusaders and Chiefs experienced mixed fortunes in South Africa overnight, the semifinals have been set for the debut season of the expanded competition.

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  2. Kenya: Raila Leaves for Tours in the U.S., UKRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | AllAfrica.com

    In the US, Mr Odinga will attend the National Democratic Party Convention in Pennsylvania's largest city Philadelphia where former Secretary of State Hillary Clinton will be crowned presidential candidate to face off with Donald Trump in November elections. Mr Odinga's spokesman Dennis Onyango said the ODM party leader will travel from the US to the UK where he is scheduled to give a lecture at Chatham House on the importance of democracy in Africa with a focus on Kenya's experience on July 29. According to Mr Onyango, Mr Odinga will interact with policymakers and senior business representatives, diplomats, civil society representatives, media, academics and other experts at the Chatham House lecture.

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  3. Hurricanes to host Chiefs, Highlanders to Africa in Super Rugby semifinalsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | Stuff.co.nz

    A grinning Damian McKenzie doesn't need directions as he races towards the tryline during the Chiefs' 60-point thrashing of the Stormers. The Chiefs will return to New Zealand for a blockbuster in Wellington while the Highlanders begin the long haul to South Africa in Super Rugby's semifinals.

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  4. The real-life BFG who inspired Roald Dahl - and dug the famous author's graveRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Mirror.co.uk

    A giant footstep lurks in the grass close to Roald Dahl 's grave - a tantalising sign to young fans the author's best-loved character, the BFG, may have paid him a visit. The man said to have inspired the 24ft-tall kind-hearted ogre, Dahl's builder and close friend Wally Saunders - dubbed 'The Real BFG' - was actually the one to dig Dahl's final resting place.

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  5. Joss Stone's 'Total World Tour' lands in Tel AvivRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Jerusalem Post

    A decade ago, Joss Stone, the celebrated British singer/songwriter with the voice of gold, found herself performing atop a mountain in Japan. Despite the fact that it was a cloudy and rainy day outside, she couldn't help but notice the beauty of the country.

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  6. Sudan U-20s stun Nigeria to qualify for Zambia 2016Read the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | BBC News

    Nigeria, the World Under-17 champions, failed to reach next year's Under-20 Africa Cup of Nations in Zambia, falling to a shock 3-4 home defeat to Sudan who sealed a famous qualification. Nigeria hosted Sudan in Lagos leading 2-1 from the first leg, but Sudan - who had a man sent off - came from behind to level the tie 5-5 overall and progress on away goals.

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  7. Paddling the Yukon River, for elephants and rhinosRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | CBC News

    Peter Tyrrell and Marcus Savage of Kenya are competing in the 2016 'Yukon 1000' canoe and kayak race, to raise money for elephant and rhino conservation efforts back home in Africa. Marcus Savage and Peter Tyrrell, avid paddlers and campers back home in Kenya, are used to living and travelling in wild places, among wild animals.

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  8. Tanzania: Successful Surgery Marks Major Milestone in TanzaniaRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    LAST weekend, two major things happened in the history of heart surgery in the country, one, our local doctors together with friends from America were able to perform the first successful heart pacemaker implant to a child, and second, a life was saved. The first ever child pacemaker implant in the country if not in East Africa at large was conducted at the Jakaya Kikwete Cardiac Institute at Muhimbili National Hospital in Dar es Salaam.

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  9. Team Britannia, GAC Inks Partnership DealRead the original story w/Photo

    10 hrs ago | Marine News

    As Team Britannia prepares for its bid to break the round-the-world powerboat record later this year, GAC has been named their official shipping and logistics partner. GAC will draw on the local contacts and expertise of its network of global offices and partners to provide the 80ft powerboat and its 12 strong crew with all the food, fuel and stores needed to complete the 23,000 mile voyage.

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  10. Zimbabwe: Child Hunger and Death Rising Due to Drought, Charity SaysRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    Child hunger and deaths are rising in Zimbabwe due to the worst drought in two decades, with thousands facing starvation by the end of the year without additional aid, an international charity said on Thursday. Southern Africa has been hard hit over the past year by drought exacerbated by El Nio, a warming of sea surface temperatures in the Pacific Ocean, which has wilted crops, slowed economic growth and driven food prices higher.

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  11. Justin Marshall: Only mental question remains for HurricanesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    After the way they dismantled the Crusaders, there is no questions about the Hurricanes' quality. Tonight against the Sharks is about making sure they've learnt the lessons of their past.

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  12. Dermody: Bring on the scrum attackRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Southland Times

    The Highlanders defensive line stood strong in the dying minutes to claim a place in the Super Rugby semis with a 15-9 win over the Brumbies. The defending champions advanced to the semifinals of the 2016 Super Rugby competition with a far from polished 15-9 win over the Brumbies in Canberra on Friday night.

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  13. Gregor Paul: Highlanders the team nobody wants to playRead the original story w/Photo

    17 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    No matter the outcomes of tonight's games in South Africa, the Highlanders are the team every other will want to avoid in the last four. They are the team that just won't be beaten.

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  14. Fishing junks in the harbour. They disappeared from Hong Kong waters in the 1980s. Photo: Sunny LeeRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago | South China Morning Post

    The original junk boat, most commonly used for trade in China and other parts of Southeast Asia, typically sailed long distances, incorporating a sturdy sail and hull design. Its structure also meant it was easy to control, generally glided fast across water and could travel long distances.

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  15. Before we miss out of Russia 2018 World CupRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Football loving Nigerians were shocked last Tuesday when the news filtered in that Frenchman Paul Le Guen had turned down the offer to coach three time African champions, the Super Eagles of Nigeria. This rather ugly development was even more confusing because just the previous day, the Nigeria Football Federation through the spokesman of its technical and development committee, Paul Bassey told the entire world that after interviewing Le Guen and Nigerian coach, Salisu Yusuf they had decided to give him the job.

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  16. Bodies of 22 migrants - all but one women - found in the MediterraneanRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Boston.com

    The bodies of 22 migrants arrived in Sicily on Friday after they were discovered by a Doctors Without Borders ship patrolling the central Mediterranean Sea. All but one of the dead were women.

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  17. Exhibition includes photographs from all four Carnegie Museums of PittsburghRead the original story

    21 hrs ago | Art Daily

    Strength in Numbers: Photography in Groups brings together nearly 100 photographs from the collections of all four Carnegie Museums of Pittsburgh for the very first time. Opening in Gallery One at Carnegie Museum of Art , the exhibition explores how photographers throughout history have used multiple images to create narratives or explore subjects more deeply than is possible with a single picture.

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  18. The moment of truth for Bloodhound: Engineers behind the 1,000mph...Read the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | Daily Mail

    The moment of truth for Bloodhound: 1,000mph rocket powered car set to take to test track for the first time On October 15 1997, Andy Green travelled across the Black Rock Desert, Nevada, in the Thrust SSC at 763.035 mph, or Mach 1.02. Back in 2007, a small team of British engineers headed up by Richard Noble and Andy Green decided to have a pop at the world land speed record once more.

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  19. Case of the tourist visaRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    In a letter to the Minister of Finance, Mr Matia Kasaija, president of the Uganda Tourism Association, Mr Boniface Byamukama, had implored the minister to have visa fees reduced because it would makes Uganda a very expensive and less attractive destination Tourists enjoying nature at Murchision Falls National Game Park. With more convenient ways of getting a visa more tourists are expected to visit Uganda Photos by Dominic Bukenya.

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  20. Income from water wavesRead the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Peter Miles Kanyike has always been a businessman. When his music career earns him money, he is clever to save and invest it.

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