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  • Africa: SA Learners Celebrate Africa Day
    [] Different schools in parts of South Africa today started Africa Day celebrations by singing the African Union (AU) anthem at special assemblies, following a directive issued by the Department of Basic Education (DBE).
    All Africa.  Mon, 25 May 2015 17:11:26 GMT.
  • VIDEO: Is Burundi facing civil war?
    As thousands flee Burundi, Andrew Harding looks at fears that the country's recent failed coup could trigger civil war in the land-locked African state.
    BBC News.  Mon, 25 May 2015 16:13:52 GMT.
  • African champion Renard joins Lille
    Herve Renard is the new coach of French club Lille following his resignation as boss of Nations Cup winners Ivory Coast.
    BBC News.  Mon, 25 May 2015 15:59:13 GMT.
  • A Shifting Middle: Public-Sector Jobs Vanish, Hitting Blacks Hard
    As public sector employment, once a dependable pathway to success for many blacks, was cut in the downturn, African-American communities suffered an outsize toll.
    Patricia Cohen.  International Herald Tribune.  Mon, 25 May 2015 01:41:44 GMT.
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  • Denial ain’t just a river in Egypt
    I am not sure if Mark Twain really made this remark, which is attributed to him anyway. But what I do know is that Turkey’s top economic policymakers are talking and acting like denial is just a river in Egypt
    Hurriyet.  Mon, 25 May 2015 00:01:00 +0200.
  • Review: DanceAfrica Festival Bids a Percussive Farewell to Chuck Davis
    The festival at the Brooklyn Academy of Music, which began on Friday, marks Mr. Davis’s final year as the artistic director of DanceAfrica, which includes an outdoor bazaar and a film series.
    Gia Kourlas.  International Herald Tribune.  Sun, 24 May 2015 21:26:53 GMT.
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  • Official: Killed Somali Lawmaker Was Shot by Soldiers
    Somalia's government says a parliament member killed in Mogadishu Saturday was shot by mistake by government soldiers. ...
    Voice of America.  Sun, 24 May 2015 15:48:19 -0400.
  • Egyptian Court Acquits 17 Charged in Deadly Protest
    An Egyptian court on Saturday acquitted 17 people of charges related to a street protest earlier this year, judicial sources said, a rare decision since Egypt introduced a strict protest law in late 2013. ...
    Voice of America.  Sat, 23 May 2015 14:21:33 -0400.
  • Going Far Together in Kenya's Silicon Valley
    “Kenyans love new things, especially technology,” says Robert Toroitich, Head of ICT for Standard Group, a Kenya media conglomerate using all channels from billboards to TV to keep the population informed. ...
    By Judith Magyar.  Forbes.  Fri, 22 May 2015 17:12:00 GMT.
  • A day to weigh up the continent
    May 25 is Africa Day. It is neither a day for Afropessimists to gloat nor one for Afro-optimists to say the African dream has been achieved.
    Mail & Guardian.  Fri, 22 May 2015 00:00:00 +0200.

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