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  1. Koffi Olomide case: Kenya deports singer over airport 'kick'Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Newsday

    The Kenyan authorities have deported one of Africa's biggest musicians, Koffi Olomide, after he was filmed apparently kicking a woman. Olomide, from Democratic Republic of Congo, denied assaulting anyone but was arrested hours after arriving in Kenya for a concert.

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  2. Dlamini Zuma's term can't end soon enoughRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | Iol.co.za

    ... her responsibilities and disappeared. Her dereliction on governance now threatens the Democratic Republic of the Congo, where the desire of the incumbent president for god-presidency meets a country unwilling to accept it. In Burkina Faso, where the ...

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  3. Tougher Europe borders push more migrants towards USRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Yahoo!

    Europe's toughened borders are prompting migrants to switch focus to the United States, but their trek is being thwarted in Central America, where a bottleneck has formed, according to the International Organization for Migration. In Costa Rica, a makeshift camp has sprung up housing hundreds of Africans and Haitians.

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  4. Kenya threatens to ban Koffi Olomide over assaultRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | New Vision

    Kariuki in her statement also noted that his conduct is an insult to Kenyans and cannot be accepted in any form Kenya has reportedly deported and threatens to permanently revoke the visa of the Congolese renowned artiste Koffi Olomide over his alleged assault on one of his female artiste at Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Friday. In a statement issued by Kenya's Gender Cabinet Secretary Sicily Kariuki on Friday, it suggested that on top of his deportation, his Visa will be permanently revoked because his actions.

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  5. Kenya: Outrage As Congo Star Olomide Kicks WomanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | AllAfrica.com

    National Gender and Equality Commission has asked the Inspector General of Police Joseph Boinnet to arrest Congolese Lingala musician Koffi Olomide for assaulting a colleague. The musician was captured in a video kicking a woman who is believed to be a member of his band moments after they landed at the Jomo Kenyatta International Airport on Friday morning.

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  6. Some Bacteria in our Guts have been with us Even Before we were HumanRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | I4U Future Technology News

    New research suggets that certain gut bateria passed down to us over million of years since before we were human A huge collection of microbes live in and on human body and a new research suggests some of those microbes have been with us even before we evolved into human. Science says humans, gorillas and primates like chimpanzees and bonobos evolved from single common ancestor called African apes.

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    19 hrs ago | New Vision

    Congo's Phillip Kabenga scored a game high 24 points as the Congolese punished the Ugandans for their slow start. PICTURE:Uganda national basketball U-18 team captain Mathew Ochieng receives the national flag from NCS general secretary Nicholas Muramagi before the team travelled to Rwanda Zone V in the U-18 FIBA Africa championship taking place July 22 -31at Amahoro stadium in Kigali.

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  8. Royal Bank Of Canada Reiterates "Outperform" Rating for Lundin Mining Co.Read the original story w/Photo

    23 hrs ago | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "outperform" rating reiterated by equities researchers at Royal Bank Of Canada in a report issued on Friday, StockTargetPrices.com reports. They currently have a C$6.00 price objective on the mining company's stock.

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  9. Congo president issues pardons in bid to calm vote tensionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Washington Post

    KINSHASA, Congo - Congo's President Joseph Kabila has issued a series of pardons meant to ease tensions around upcoming elections. Those affected include a half-dozen pro-democracy activists recently arrested for insisting that Kabila respect the constitution and not stay in power beyond his mandate, which expires at the end of this year.

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  10. Humphrey Fellows will present at two Global ForumsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Davis Enterprise

    Mid-career professionals from around the world will share insights into their home countries when they give presentations this week at the Hubert Humphrey Fellowship Global Forums. The forums will run from 1 to 5 p.m. Tuesday and Wednesday, July 26-27, at International House, 10 College Park in Davis.

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  11. Congolese Musician Koffi Olomide Arrested Over Bandmate's AssaultRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Billboard

    Koffi Olomide listens to the verdict on August 16, 2012 at the court in Kinshasa. Olmide got a three-month suspended sentence in a trial on charges of 'hitting and injuring' a Congolese producer.

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  12. Dallas natives Emmanuel Mudiay and Myles Turner are having fun with USA's Select TeamRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Denver Stiffs

    ... ed up with Myles Turner , who is also from Dallas. Mudiay, who was originally born in the Democratic Republic of the Congo, showed where his true roots lie when he retweeted Myles' picture with the caption, "Triple D! Texas boys [prayer hands emoji]"

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  13. In Kenya, the worlda s largest refugee camp is invited to please shut downRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Santa Cruz Sentinel

    ... would rival the massive forced relocation of Rwandan refugees registered in Zaire, now Democratic Republic of the Congo, after that country was invaded by Rwanda in 1996. And according to experts, it would almost certainly violate international law, ...

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  14. Congo's Kabila issues pardons in effort to ease political tensionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | The Star Online

    Democratic Republic of Congo's Joseph Kabila issued a raft of pardons on Friday, including to several pro-democracy activists detained after calling for the president to stand down. Kabila, in power since 2001, is required by the constitution to leave office this year after a scheduled November election.

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  15. Lundin Mining Co. (LUN) Earns "Outperform" Rating from Royal Bank Of CanadaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Political

    's stock had its "outperform" rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a C$6.00 target price on the mining company's stock.

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  16. Auto DraftRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AmericanBankingNews.com

    's stock had its "outperform" rating reissued by analysts at Royal Bank Of Canada in a note issued to investors on Friday. They presently have a C$6.00 target price on the mining company's stock.

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  17. Forms of HIV carried by chimpanzees can infect HUMANS: Evidence...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday | Daily Mail

    The first strain of a virus considered the ancestor of HIV - the virus that causes AIDS - may have been passed to humans through a bite wound or scratch from a hunted chimpanzee whose blood seeped into a small cut. The first strain of a virus considered the ancestor of HIV, the virus that causes AIDS, was passed to humans in the early 1900s, somewhere near a West African rainforest.

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  18. Congolese singer Koffi Olomide caught 'kicking woman' in KenyaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | BBC News

    Koffi Olomide, one of Africa's most popular singers, has been caught on camera purportedly kicking a woman at the main airport in Kenya. Police are seen intervening to stop the attack on the woman, identified by Kenyan media as one of his dancers.

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  19. Congo-Kinshasa: UN Rights Chief Warns of Poll ThreatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday | AllAfrica.com

    Concluding a four-day mission to Democratic Republic of the Congo , the United Nations High Commissioner for Human Rights, Zeid Ra'ad Al Hussein, today commended the country's efforts to strengthen human rights but cautioned that some of these advances may be under threat, especially what he saw as repression against opposition parties in the coming elections. While noting that important advances relating to impunity for sexual violence are in line with broader progress in the DRC since he had first visited the country, in another capacity, in 2004, he said that as crucial electoral deadlines approach, there is rising tension.

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  20. Big House Publishing and David Gresham Music Publishing Announce PartnershipRead the original story

    Friday | PR.com

    American independent music publisher, Big House Publishing , expands their reach for a sixth time this year - this time into the booming Sub-Saharan Africa territory by signing a sub-publishing agreement with renowned South Africa-based David Gresham Music Publishing. New York, NY, July 22, 2016 -- -- Big House Publishing, a New York-based boutique independent music publisher, continues its expansion by announcing a three-year sub-publishing deal with David Gresham Music Publishing.

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