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  1. For love, Yiga will speak in 'tongues'Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Daily Monitor

    Crossing borders. She was in her P.7 vacation when they first met, and when he went back to Japan and returned 10 years later, she had blossomed into something else - an object of his affection.

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  2. Worcester Warriors target Wynand Olivier expected to play for Barbarians against Warriors at SixwaysRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Malvern Gazette

    ... scored a brace, including a try from a fluent multi-handling move as the game entered its final quarter. Former South Africa lock Bakkies Botha skippered the Baa-Baas but has not been included in the squad for the trip to Worcester. Former New ...

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  3. Zarif calls nuclear agreement - victory of diplomacy'Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | Tehran Times

    Iranian Foreign Minister Mohammad Javad Zarif has said that the nuclear agreement between Iran and the 5+1 group is "victory of diplomacy". The agreement revealed the fact that the only way to reach a result is "dialogue" and not "imposition" of sanctions or exertion of "pressure", he said in an interview with Algeria's national TV aired on Tuesday.

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  4. American dancers teach technique, confidence in South AfricaRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | My Mother Lode

    A day before the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater begin the South African leg of their international tour, the company's dancers taught a master class in Johannesburg's historic Soweto township on Wednesday. The dance company last visited South Africa 17 years ago, soon after the end of apartheid.

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  5. Row over Libyan sovereign fund LIA reaches UK courtRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | Reuters

    A row between Libya's two rival governments over control of the $67 billion Libyan Investment Authority, the country's sovereign wealth fund, has escalated with one of the would-be chairmen asking a London court to settle the dispute. Libya is torn between two governments, one based in Tripoli and the second in the east of the country, which have appointed different heads of various institutions, including the LIA, part of the chaos four years after the ousting of Muammar Gaddafi.

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  6. To end the migrant crisis, give more support to refugeesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Globe and Mail

    ... than 2,500 would-be migrants have drowned in the Mediterranean this year, most of them attempting to cross from North Africa to Italy. Migrants who have made it as far as France are living in tents near Calais, waiting for a chance to get to England ...

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  7. UN agency and MasterCard join forces to support refugees and small-scale farmersRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | United Nations

    FAO Director-General Jose Graziano Da Silva and Walt MacNee, Vice Chairman, MasterCard Worldwide sign new partnership agreement. Photo: FAO/Alessia Pierdomenico 2 September 2015 – Residents at the Kakuma refugee camp in north-western Kenya will soon be able to buy charcoal produced in an environmentally-friendly way by local farmers as part of an innovative new alliance between the United Nations Food and Agriculture Organization and MasterCard to support small farmers and poor families.

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  8. Eastern Libya struggles to attract crude buyers in row with TripoliRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Daily Star

    A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Daily Star on September 03, 2015, on page 5.

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  9. Main Kloof [Gauteng general, South Africa]Read the original story

    3 hrs ago | UKClimbing.com

    ... It forms the main artery for Cedarberg Kloof and Boulder Kloof. The area is owned by the Mountain Club of South Africa and access is controlled by a strict permit system. The area itself is situated roughly an hours drive from Pretoria on the ...

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  10. Libyan refugee Iman al-Obeidi sentenced to six years in prisonRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Colorado Daily

    The 32-year-old al-Obeidi -- who now goes by the name Eman Ali -- was sentenced to six years in prison this morning for assaulting two women on the Pearl Street Mall in 2014. "This is a very disturbing and very serious incident that occurred here," Boulder District Judge Andrew Macdonald told Ali.

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  11. U.S. prison for Libyan rape victimRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | CNN

    Eman al-Obeidi escaped Moammar Gadhafi's dictatorship and became a symbol of freedom of the Libyan revolution. But four years later in America, she is no longer free.

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  12. Tunisia fears its Arab Spring could be reversed as the new regime...Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Independent

    During a protest this week, many denounced a proposed law which they say will whitewash the counrty's most corrupt businessmen and public officials Note: We do not store your email address but your IP address will be logged to prevent abuse of this feature. Please read our Legal Terms & Policies The crowd does not get far.

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  13. Race case against Springboks droppedRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | RuggaWorld

    South African plaintiffs on Wednesday dropped a legal attempt to stop the Springboks from playing in the Rugby World Cup in a dispute over a lack of black players in the squad.. ..reports Sport24 More than 20 years after the end of apartheid, South Africa's fraught race relations have been highlighted by anger over just nine black players being named in the 31-man squad for the tournament in England.

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  14. Eagles' goalkeeper Ikeme says he's not under pressure ahead of Tanzania clashRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Super Eagles goalkeeper Carl Ikeme on Wednesday assured Nigerians that he was not under pressure ahead of their 2017Africa Cup of Nations qualifier clash against Tanzania on Saturday. Ikeme gave the assurance at a media briefing in Abuja ahead of their departure for Dar es Salaam on Thursday.

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  15. Northern Christians hail Buhari on Reps Speaker, SGFRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Vanguard

    Kaduna-Northern Christian Solidarity Forum, NCSF, a group focused on uniting the church in Northern Nigeria yesterday praised President Muhammadui Buhari for the appointment of Engr. Babachir David Lawal as Secretary to Government of the Federation, SGF, and the election of Yakubu Dogara as speaker of the House of Representatives.

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  16. Congo warlord Bosco Ntaganda goes on trial at ICCRead the original story

    3 hrs ago | SFGate

    ... to prosecutors lay out their case. First indicted under seal in 2006, Ntaganda was for years a symbol of impunity in Africa, once even serving as a high-ranking officer in Congo's army, before turning himself in in 2013 as his power base crumbled. ...

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  17. Is Rwanda Greener Pasture For Professionals?Read the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rwanda EYe

    A group of Mechanics at a Kigali training center. Rwanda is ranked top on the list of african countries that have managed to contain Brain Drain.

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  18. Lack of awareness hampering smartcard usageRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rwanda EYe

    Minister of trade and industry, Francois Kanimba watches on as an SP fuel attendant uses a Point of Sale device to effect a fuel payment using his Visa. As the country strives to shift payments to cashless economy, lack of awareness is one of the barriers to smart card usage, a key element of cash lite economy.

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  19. Rwanda bourse remains silentRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | Rwanda EYe

    The Rwanda stock market index went down 1.2 points to close at 192.24 and all shares indexes also went down 0.16 points to close at 141.53. Crystal telecom counter was quiet today and closed at Frw 125.

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  20. Mali river boat accident kills at least 18Read the original story

    4 hrs ago | Reuters

    ... locality, spokesman Sounkolo Togola told Reuters. A security source said overcrowding was a likely cause. Boats on Africa's lakes and rivers are often stacked with people and trade goods, and poor maintenance and overcrowding are a frequent cause of ...

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