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  • Africa: APP to Store Old Family Photos Launched
    [Business Day] A smartphone app that allows people to upload, store and share their old photographs has been launched by two British entrepreneurs.
    All Africa.  Wed, 04 May 2016 10:44:20 GMT.
  • Wada sanctions fourth lab in a month
    South Africa's Doping Control Laboratory becomes the fourth lab to be sanctioned by Wada within a month.
    BBC News.  Wed, 04 May 2016 08:03:49 GMT.
  • Angelique Kidjo, African Youth Activist Groups Win Amnesty Award
    World-famous Beninese musician Angelique Kidjo has won a human rights award, along with three African youth activist movements, for their work defending freedom of expression and peaceful protest. ...
    Voice of America.  Wed, 04 May 2016 02:49:50 -0400.
  • Egypt’s Interior Ministry, in Error, Releases Memos on Restricting News Media
    The documents were sent to journalists, apparently in error, and contained suggestions on how to silence coverage of an Italian student killed in Cairo.
    Declan Walsh and Nour Youssef.  International Herald Tribune.  Wed, 04 May 2016 01:59:49 GMT.
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  • Kenya 'foils IS-linked anthrax attack'
    Kenyan police say they have foiled a "large-scale" biological attack by a terror group with links to so-called Islamic State.
    BBC News.  Tue, 03 May 2016 21:20:53 GMT.
  • Congolese Forest Dwellers Join the Many Displaced
    Traditional forest dwellers have become embroiled in and displaced by one of the conflicts that typify the Democratic Republic of Congo as an election crisis looms.
    International Herald Tribune.  Tue, 03 May 2016 20:28:40 GMT.
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  • Baby pulled out alive three days after collapse of Kenya building
    Rescue workers pulled a six-month-old baby girl out of the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital on May 3 and reunited her with her father, more than three days after it collapsed following days of heavy rain
    Hurriyet.  Tue, 03 May 2016 17:42:00 +0200.
  • Highest Earning College Majors For African Americans
    College students who graduate with degrees in undergraduate college majors like pharmaceutical science and computer, chemical and industrial engineering tend to go on to earn high incomes over the course of their careers. ...
    By Karsten Strauss.  Forbes.  Tue, 3 May 2016 15:42:00 GMT.
  • Study Finds Bribery, Corruption Rampant in Mideast and North Africa
    Roughly 1 in 3 people in the Mideast and North Africa have had to pay a bribe for a public service, a watchdog group said Tuesday. ...
    Voice of America.  Tue, 03 May 2016 05:06:38 -0400.
  • Baby girl rescued 3 days after Kenya building collapse
    Rescue workers pulled out a one-year-old girl from the rubble of a building in Kenya's capital on Tuesday more than three days after it collapsed following days of heavy rain.
    Canadian Broadcasting Corporation.  Tue, 3 May 2016 03:31:01 EDT.

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