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Students Create Nigeria’s Online Jobs Giant BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Three students had time on their hands in the summer of 2009 when university lecturers…

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Zimbabwean Company Launches Debit Card

Zimbabwean Company Launches Debit Card

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Zimbabwe’s telecommunications giant Econet has launched an international debit card with MasterCard in a move expected to cut reliance on banknotes in the…

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Abebe Bikila, Marathon Runner

Abebe Bikila, Marathon Runner

ADF STAFF Abebe Bikila’s run to international fame started by accident. Abebe had wanted to run the marathon for Ethiopia in the 1960 Summer Olympics…

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WHERE AM I?

WHERE AM I?

Clues This complex served as the home of the sovereigns of the Kingdom of Imerina in the 17th and 18th centuries. The number of structures…

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South Africa Moves Into Solar Age

South Africa Moves Into Solar Age

West of the town of Upington, South Africa, is mostly desert. But nearby a tower looms on the horizon. It stands 5 kilometers down a…

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Liberia on Crest of a Wave as Surfing Takes Off

Liberia on Crest of a Wave as Surfing Takes Off

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Sam Brown Jr. grins and flashes a thumbs-up as he snaps onto his longboard, taming the monstrous wave rearing up behind him. The…

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The Crisis at Home

The Crisis at Home

Population-Centric Security Looks at Defense from a New Perspective ADF STAFF Construction of Ghana’s Weija Dam has been one of the most successful public works projects…

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VIEWPOINT

VIEWPOINT

Over the past two decades, security sector reform (SSR) has emerged as a principal means for promoting peace and stability in Africa. Now a newer…

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Burundi Embarks on Security Sector Reform

Burundi Embarks on Security Sector Reform

  Maj. Gen. Cyprien Ndikuriyo of Burundi’s Ministry of Defense and War Veterans spoke on June 24, 2014, at the U.S. Africa Command Academic Symposium…

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Kenyan Children Get Computers on a Stick

Kenyan Children Get Computers on a Stick

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Entrepreneurs Nissan Bahar and Franky Imbesi are increasing computer access by providing an operating system on a USB thumb drive. They…

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