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Foreign maids on 'hell' of kafala jobs in Middle East

Added: 23.10.2018 1:16 | 2 views | 0 comments

Millions of African and Asian women work as maids in the Gulf. They have few rights and abuse is rife.

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Modern conflict: Screen time vs. nature

Added: 23.10.2018 0:17 | 7 views | 0 comments

Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina. Researchers found that gaps between screen time and outdoor time were most pronounced for girls, African American students, and eighth graders.

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Jerry Jones Hails African American Museum Trip, No Publicity Stunt

Added: 22.10.2018 19:18 | 18 views | 0 comments

Jerry Jones says Monday's team trip to the National Museum of African American History and Culture was not a P.R. stunt to ingratiate him with black fans ... it was the players who pushed for the visit. TMZ Sports spoke with the Dallas...

Tags: EU, Africa, Players
From: www.tmz.com

South Africa's ancient lost city of Kweneng rediscovered by lasers

Added: 22.10.2018 17:54 | 2 views | 0 comments

Descendants of the 15th Century residents are now fighting to have it recognised as their homeland.

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Abercrombie & Kent Opens New Office in Kigali, Rwanda

Added: 22.10.2018 17:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

Luxury travel company Abercrombie & Kent has opened an office in the capital of Rwanda, Kigali. This is the company’s 10th office in sub-Saharan Africa and the 53rd worldwide.

Tags: Africa, Sahara
From: www.luxurytravelmagazine.com

Modern conflict: Screen time vs. nature

Added: 22.10.2018 17:28 | 4 views | 0 comments

Even rural kids today spend more time in front of screens and less time outdoors, according to a new study of middle-school students in South Carolina. Researchers found that gaps between screen time and outdoor time were most pronounced for girls, African American students, and eighth graders.

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New, large sequence panel enables population genetics research in Africa

Added: 22.10.2018 16:18 | 4 views | 0 comments

Geneticists have assembled the largest sets of African genomic data available to date, creating a resource that will help researchers understand the genetic structure of Africa as well as the effects of genetic variation on protein function and disease. The findings underscore the importance of including globally diverse participant cohorts in genetics research.

Tags: Africa, Cher
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Biya wins Cameroon re-election by a landslide

Added: 22.10.2018 15:42 | 13 views | 0 comments

Cameroonian President Paul Biya won an emphatic election victory with 71 percent of the vote, the Constitutional Council announced on Monday, extending his 36-year rule and cementing his place as one of Africa's longest-standing rulers.

From: feeds.reuters.com

Cameroon's President Paul Biya wins seventh term

Added: 22.10.2018 15:11 | 2 views | 0 comments

Africa's oldest leader is re-elected in polls marred by low turnout and separatist violence.

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