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  • From sandals to flooring, there are many ways to reuse an old tire

     
    Filed under: Emerging Technologies, Green Culture Furniture, flip flops and floors, oh my! Those are just a few of the products being repurposed from a faction of the 1.5 billion tires that get discarded each year, according to a fun little story from the...
  • Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls

    Airline seat leather gets new life as shoes, purses, soccer balls
    Would you wear a shoe that has already traveled hundreds of thousands of miles? That’s not such an outrageous idea under a charitable program announced last week by Southwest Airlines. The Dallas-based carrier launched “Project Luvseat,&...
  • Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington

    Ebola crisis alters agenda for African summit in Washington
    With about 50 African leaders coming to town for a summit and massive gala dinner at the White House this week, the Obama administration had to adjust for a last-minute party spoiler: the deadly Ebola virus. Two West African heads of state, Nobel...
  • In Kenya, Somalis at refugee camp languish with limited options

     In Kenya, Somalis at refugee camp languish with limited options
    At night he dreams of the sea. As a young man, Noor Hassan Shanglo spent years working on cargo ships that carried apples and oranges from South Africa to ports across Europe and the Middle East. He fell in love with the blue waves and the bright...
  • Anne Arundel County Public Schools employee salaries

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  • Tykwer's Shingle Back in Durban With 'Veve'

    Tom Tykwer's Kenyan shingle One Fine Day Films is in Durban this week for the fourth time with "Veve," which has its world premiere July 20. A complex exploration of the trade in khat, a mildly narcotic crop grown in the East African nation, pic marks...
  • Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account

    Hackers hijack Kenya Defense Ministry's Twitter account
    Hackers hijacked the Twitter accounts of Kenya’s Ministry of Defense and its spokesman, sending out tweets Sunday and Monday about corruption and starving children. “The #Kenya Ministry of Defence is under new management: #Anonymous,”...
  • Woman accused of aiding terrorist group is released pending trial

    SEATTLE A local Somali woman accused of raising money for the terrorist group al-Shabab was released from custody, pending a trial in Virginia, after more than 100 community members packed a Seattle federal courtroom this week in her support. The...
  • Mobile money grows in Africa but hurdles remain

    DAKAR (Reuters) - IT technician Mansour Diagne is one of the lucky few in Senegal to have a bank account, but when he needs to pay some bills or transfer cash to his sisters on the other side of the crowded capital Dakar, he reaches for his mobile phone....
  • Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride

    Meet locals, see Mt. Kilimanjaro on Kenya-to-Tanzania bicycle ride
    See giraffes, zebras and elephants from a bicycle? That's part of the draw of a cycling tour from Kenya to Tanzania that offers an intimate look at some of western Africa's most iconic wild spots. The 16-day guided ride includes visits to the...
  • Mountain gorillas could be at risk in Virunga National Park, Congo

    Mountain gorillas could be at risk in Virunga National Park, Congo
    The nearly 2 million acres in the Democratic Republic of Congo encompass some of the world's most biodiverse topography: glaciers, tropical rain forest, acacia savanna, lakes and active volcanoes. It's home to mountain and lowland gorillas, chimpanzees,...
  • Music Box: Capitol Fourth Celebration among noteworthy holiday weekend concerts

    Happy Independence Day and a weekend full of patriotic music! While there aren't a ton of concerts to choose from as many clubs and larger venues take some well-deserved time off, there are several public concerts on or around the Fourth of July. There'...