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  • Arrests after 85 bags of body parts found in Tanzania

    the Sun daily - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    : Tanzanian police said yesterday they had arrested eight people after 85 bags stuffed with human body parts including limbs, fingers and skulls were found dumped in a landfill. The black bin bags ...

  • S. Africa Leading Index Rises Slightly In May

    RTT News - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    South Africa's leading index rose moderately in May, after remaining stable in the previous month, figures from the South African Reserve Bank showed Tuesday.The leading index, measuring ...

  • S.African Anti-Fracking Group Threatens Legal Challenge

    Rigzone - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    JOHANNESBURG, July 22 (Reuters) – A South African anti-fracking group threatened a legal challenge on Tuesday to government plans to grant shale gas exploration licences in the pristine ...

  • Uganda’s white-collar motorcycle taxi drivers

    RNW - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    motorcycle taxi. In Bukudea alone, 50 teachers are registered as boda-boda drivers. Undoubtedly, many more teachers are doing similar work in this small town of 40,000 in eastern Uganda, but then ...

  • 11 parents of Nigeria’s abducted girls dead in attacks

    New York Post - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    LAGOS, Nigeria -- About a dozen parents of the more than 200 kidnapped Nigerian schoolgirls will never see their daughters again. Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists ...

  • Violence Flares In Libya Leaving Main Airport In Ruins

    NPR - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Militias in Libya spent the past week battling for control of the main airport in Tripoli, leaving much of it in ruins and dozens dead. Steve Inskeep gets the latest from The Guardian's Chris ...

  • C. African Republic peace talks on hold Seleka rebels do not show up for 2nd day of meetings

    New Europe - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    BRAZZAVILLE, Republic of Congo (AP) -- Observers say Central African Republic's peace talks are on hold after a rebel delegation failed to show up for the second day of meetings. The ...

  • Congo military camp attacked in capital govt says under control after 20 minutes of gunfire

    New Europe - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    KINSHASA, Congo (AP) -- A Congolese government spokesman says a group of men armed with machetes has been repelled after trying to attack a military compound in the capital. Spokesman Lambert Mende ...

  • South Sudan Ceasefire Violation UN Accuses South Sudan Rebels of Violating Ceasefire Agreement Africa News

    National Turk - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    The United Nations Mission in South Sudan (UNMSS) has said that rebels have begun launching an aggressive offensive to recapture its former headquarters in the ...

  • Man charged in Oklahoma with child abuse in Kenya

    The Miami Herald - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    An Oklahoma man has been charged with sexually abusing boys and girls while volunteering at an organization in Kenya that assists neglected children. end story-rail ...

  • Rosewood plunder in Guinea-Bissau

    IRIN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Shipping out rosewood. Conservationists decry forest plunder BISSAU, 22 July 2014 (IRIN) - During the March-May cashew nut harvesting season, it is normal to see heavy trucks line Amílcar ...

  • Rosewood plunder in Guinea-Bissau

    IRIN - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Shipping out rosewood. Conservationists decry forest plunder BISSAU, 22 July 2014 (IRIN) - During the March-May cashew nut harvesting season, it is normal to see heavy trucks line Amílcar ...

  • Creating a Slum Within a Slum

    IPS - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    - At the eastern edge of Nairobi’s Kibera slum, children gather with large yellow jerry cans to collect water dripping out of an exposed pipe. The high-rise grey and beige Soweto East ...

  • U.S. Debating “Historic” Support for Off-Grid Electricity in Africa

    IPS - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Sub-Saharan Africa has large potential for hydropower generation, but is yet to exploit it. Pictured here is the Kariba Dam. Credit: Kristin ...

  • Spain A Precarious Gateway to Europe for Syrian Refugees

    IPS - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    MALAGA, Spain, Jul 21 2014 (IPS) - Little Samir covers his face with his hands as he plays under the orange tree in the centre of the inner courtyard of the Spanish Refugee Aid Commission (CEAR) ...

  • Fragility of WTO’s Bali Package Exposed

    IPS - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    "the Bali package is not just about trade facilitation and it also includes other issues That was the premise on which the developing countries agreed to trade facilitation and it has ...

  • Nigeria kidnappings now parents are dying

    IOL - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Since the mass abduction of the schoolgirls by Islamic extremists three months ago, at least 11 of their parents have died and their hometown, Chibok, is under siege from the militants, residents ...

  • School offers hope to Nigeria’s orphans

    IOL - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Pupils of the Future Prowess Islamic Foundation School in the north-eastern Nigerian city of Maiduguri leave the facility after classes. Picture: Aminu ...

  • South Sudan’s rebels push for withdrawal of troops

    IOL - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    Kampala - A South Sudanese rebel delegation was due to hold talks with Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni in Kampala on Tuesday and will ask him to withdraw troops from South Sudan, where they were ...

  • Contrary to Popular Belief Libya Still Needs Elections

    Foreign Policy - Tuesday 22nd July, 2014

    new parliament that is supposed to preside over the rest of the country's transitional phase amid widening political chaos and deteriorating security. Some 45 percent of the 1.5 million ...

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