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Endangered African painted dog pup killed at Florida zoo in ‘guillotine door’ accident

Added: 22.05.2019 20:03 | 0 views | 0 comments

An endangered African painted dog pup was accidentally killed at a Florida zoo after it was crushed by a falling metal door, officials said Monday.

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Armed group kills 34 civilians in Central African Republic

Added: 22.05.2019 19:29 | 0 views | 0 comments

An armed militia killed 34 civilians in an attack on Tuesday in Central African Republic, a government spokesman said, issuing a deadline for the group's leader to give up the perpetrators to the authorities.


Mozambique ex-finance minister should be extradited to U.S.: embassy

Added: 22.05.2019 19:24 | 0 views | 0 comments

Washington urged South Africa on Wednesday to extradite Mozambique's former finance minister Manuel Chang to the United States to face charges related to a $2 billion debt scandal, after it was decided he be sent to his home country.


Kenyan writer Wainaina, challenger of African stereotypes, dies at 48

Added: 22.05.2019 19:16 | 9 views | 0 comments

Binyavanga Wainaina, the award-winning Kenyan writer who challenged stereotypes of Africa with biting satire and took on prejudice by documenting his life as an openly gay man, has died aged 48.

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Islamic State West Africa claims killing and execution of 29 Nigerian soldiers

Added: 22.05.2019 18:59 | 8 views | 0 comments

Islamic State's West Africa branch claimed responsibility on Wednesday for a raid in Nigeria two days earlier in which it said 20 soldiers had been killed, and released a video purporting to show the execution of nine other Nigerian soldiers.


South Africa's newly-elected Ramaphosa promises to work for all

Added: 22.05.2019 17:50 | 11 views | 0 comments

South African lawmakers elected Cyril Ramaphosa president on Wednesday, and he promised to create jobs and work for the interests of all citizens, not just members of the majority African National Congress (ANC).


Tanzania plans cable car for Mount Kilimanjaro

Added: 22.05.2019 17:24 | 7 views | 0 comments

Tanzania wants to boost tourist numbers by putting a cable car on Mount Kilimanjaro, Africa’s tallest mountain, and is in talks about the project with a Chinese and a Western company.

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Buffalo Wild Wings former cook claims racial discrimination against him and black customers

Added: 22.05.2019 16:40 | 10 views | 0 comments

The suit said the cook saw management allow servers to deny service to African Americans "or provide them with subpar service."

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Armyworm to bite China’s under pressure food supply within two months as trade war tariffs ...

Added: 22.05.2019 16:17 | 4 views | 0 comments

China's domestic food security that has already been ravaged by African swine fever and is under pressure from increased tariffs from the trade war with the United States could be further hit by a devastating and rapidly spreading pest within the next two months, according to academics.The fall armyworm has already affected farms in southern China, and could hit the country's crop-growing heartlands in the north and northeast as temperatures rise, increasing the risks to crop production as… ......

South African lawmakers elect Ramaphosa as state president

Added: 22.05.2019 15:53 | 9 views | 0 comments

South African lawmakers on Wednesday elected Cyril Ramaphosa as state president in the first sitting of parliament since the ruling African National Congress won a majority of parliamentary seats in an election earlier this month.


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