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  • Egyptians call for boycott of Turkish products
    Egyptian writers and political movements have called for a boycott of Turkish products in response to what they describe as “unjustified” attacks on Egypt by Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdoğan.
    Hurriyet.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 12:57:00 +0200.
  • S Africa firebrand trial postponed
    The trial of South African opposition party leader Julius Malema on charges of fraud and money-laundering is postponed till next year.
    BBC News.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 10:02:54 GMT.
  • Veteran trio in Nigeria's AWC squad
    Perpetua Nkwocha, Stella Mbachu and Precious Dede are in the Nigeria squad for the 2014 African Women Championship in Namibia.
    BBC News.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 08:57:42 GMT.
  • Africa: Child Immunisation Featured At New York Concert
    [GAVI]New York -Gavi takes centre stage during live TV broadcast of Global Citizen Festival that brings together world leaders, celebrities and everyday people
    All Africa.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 07:39:09 GMT.
  • ISIS may not even be the worst beheaders: Neil Macdonald
    The civil war in the Congo has claimed over five million lives and offered up some of the worst atrocities of any age. So why again are we focusing so much more attention on ISIS, Neil Macdonald asks.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 05:00:00 EDT.
  • More Debate on Plea Deal for Suspect in Terrorism
    The defendant, Adel Abdul Bary, was accused of conspiring in the 1998 bombings of the United States Embassies in Kenya and Tanzania.
    By Benjamin Weiser.  International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 30 Sep 2014 01:40:22 GMT.
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  • Observatory: Toolmaking May Have Risen Independently
    A technique which early humans used to make knives by flaking off bits of stone was long thought to have originated in Africa and spread from there, but a new study suggests it arose independently in Eurasia.
    By Douglas Quenqua.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 17:38:57 GMT.
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  • African Governance Index shows Small Overall Improvement
    The Mo Ibrahim Foundation has released its annual index of governance in Africa.  The report shows continued small improvement continent-wide, although performance varied greatly from country to country. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 12:54:40 -0400.
  • US Troops Take First Steps to Help Liberia Combat Ebola
    Over the past two weeks, one world leader after the other has called for immediate action in the fight against Ebola in West Africa. ...
    Voice of America.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 08:57:15 -0400.
  • Eni Looks Past Uncertainty in Egypt
    As a number of foreign firms weigh their options on Egyptian oil and gas productions, Italy’s Eni announced plans to expand their region footprint with three new explorations licenses.
    By Christopher Coats.  Forbes.  Mon, 29 Sep 2014 00:14:00 GMT.

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