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  • Egypt's Morsi faces possible death penalty in first verdict
    Egypt's ex-president Mohamed Morsi faces being sentenced to death April 21 on charges of inciting the killing of protestors in the first verdict against him nearly two years after his fall from power
    Hurriyet.  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 10:25:00 +0200.
  • UK archbishop visits Egyptian leaders
    Archbishop of Canterbury Justin Welby travels to Egypt for a "visit of condolence" following the beheading of 21 Coptic Christians in Libya earlier this year.
    BBC News.  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 05:13:49 GMT.
  • Kenya failings drive al-Shabab recruitment
    How Kenyan failings have boosted al-Shabab.
    BBC News.  Sun, 19 Apr 2015 02:03:13 GMT.
  • World Briefing: Spain: Couple Accused of Links to ISIS
    Two residents of Spain’s North African enclave of Melilla are accused of having links to terrorists and membership in the Islamic State group.
    The Associated Press.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:54:04 GMT.
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  • World Briefing: Somalia: Regional Lawmaker Killed
    Gunmen from the Shabab killed Aden Haji Hussein, a regional lawmaker, on Saturday in the capital, Mogadishu, officials said.
    Reuters.  International Herald Tribune.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 22:48:46 GMT.
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  • Africa: A Response to Afrophobia - #boycott South Africa
    [The Daily Vox] Author ZUKISWA WANNER is tired of crying in helplessness every time attacks against foreign nationals erupt. She wants our government to act - and suggests the way to force action is to #boycottSouthAfrica
    All Africa.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 20:46:31 GMT.
  • Pope Calls for International Help on Migrants
    Pope Francis is calling for more international help to deal with the growing number of migrants fleeing instability in Africa. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 14:40:02 -0400.
  • Swaziland's Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi MIA?
    Swaziland’s Chief Justice, Michael Ramodibedi has openly defied King Mswati III’s summons and skipped to South Africa instead.
    Mail & Guardian.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 11:58:00 +0200.
  • Anti-immigrant violence in South Africa spreads
    Mobs in South Africa attacked shops owned by immigrants in a poor area of Johannesburg early Saturday following similar violence in another part of the country that killed six people, according to media reports. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 18 Apr 2015 08:20:19 -0400.
  • Africa's Richest Woman To Acquire Stake In Portuguese Electromechanics Company
    Africa’s richest woman Isabel dos Santos is reportedly finalizing a deal to acquire a majority stake in Efacec Power Solutions, a Portuguese electromechanics company.
    By Mfonobong Nsehe.  Forbes.  Thu, 16 Apr 2015 15:25:00 GMT.

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