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  • Nations Cup qualifiers take up World Cup slack

    CAPE TOWN (Reuters) - Less than a week after the World Cup final, international football resumes across Africa this weekend with qualifiers for next year's African Nations Cup finals, maintaining the treadmill of world competition. Sierra Leone, who this...
  • Inventors struggle to protect patents in Africa

    JOHANNESBURG (Reuters) - When Malagasy entrepreneur Andry Ravololonjatovo came up with the idea of a hi-tech translation service named after a local bird, the Drongo, he hesitated about registering the patent. In many countries in Africa, protection of...
  • Four rhinos killed in Kenya's worst poaching attack in years

    NAIROBI (Reuters) - Two armed gangs killed four rhinos for their horns in rural Kenya this week in possibly the worst rhino poaching incident in the country in more than 25 years, the spokesman for Kenya Wildlife Service (KWS) said on Friday. Poaching...
  • Kenyan kids jump across the world

    Kenyan kids jump across the world
    When she first picked up a jump-rope, at age 11, Beryl Atieno was just another young girl in Kibera, Nairobi's notorious slum. Her horizon didn't extend far past its mud-slick streets and jagged patchwork of rusting rooftops. Since then, she has...
  • Reg Henry: Be suspicious of pols accusing others of lying

    In recent news from the hog wallow of politics, Rep. Paul Ryan, R-Wis., basically accused IRS Commissioner John Koskinen of lying about the notorious missing emails. "Sitting here listening to this testimony, I don't believe it," he said, "That's your...
  • Suicide bomber on tricycle taxi detonates explosives at World Cup viewing in Nigeria

    Witnesses have reported that a suicide bomber on a tricycle taxi triggered an explosion that blasted a World Cup viewing center in northeast Nigeria, killing several people. Hospital workers said the death toll likely will rise with 15 people critically...
  • Poaching elephants

    Poaching elephants
    In May, a bull elephant was killed and its tusks hacked off in South Africa's flagship Kruger National Park. In most of Africa, this would have been an unremarkable event: An estimated 96 elephants a day are the victims of poachers. But this particular...
  • Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan attack that killed dozens

     Shabab claims responsibility for Kenyan attack that killed dozens
    TheĀ  Shabab on Monday claimed responsibility for an attack the day before that killed at least 48 people, marking the first time the militant group from Somalia had launched an assault of this scale on a town in neighboring Kenya. Witnesses reported...
  • Kenya's president denies Al Shabab is behind attacks, blames politics

    Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta said Tuesday that two nights of deadly attacks on Kenya's coast were not the work of Somali militants, who have claimed responsibility for the violence. Instead Kenyatta blamed local leaders, whom he accused of seeking to...
  • Kenyan president blames 'local political networks' for deadly attacks

    When President Uhuru Kenyatta blamed "local political networks" on Tuesday for extremist attacks on several coastal villages, Kenyans were left wondering whom to believe: their president or the Somali terrorist group that claimed responsibility. The...
  • Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound

    Shabab militants storm Somalia presidential compound
    Al Qaeda-linked militants attacked the Somali presidential compound in Mogadishu on Tuesday, forcing their way inside, but President Hassan Sheik Mohamud was not there at the time. The Shabab fighters detonated a car bomb near the entrance to the...
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