Musicians Fight Back Against Extremism

Musicians Fight Back Against Extremism

Morocco’s Gnawa festival attracts hundreds of thousands of people — but it’s about more than music and color. It has come to symbolize the fight…

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Kenyan Mall Reopens Nearly 2 Years After Attack

Kenyan Mall Reopens Nearly 2 Years After Attack

The Westgate Shopping Mall in Nairobi, where 67 people were killed in an attack by al-Shabaab militants, has reopened. Gunmen entered the Kenyan mall in…

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Tanzanian Wins Innovation Prize for Water Filter

Tanzanian Wins Innovation Prize for Water Filter

A water filter that absorbs anything from copper and fluoride to bacteria, viruses and pesticides has won a prestigious innovation prize. Its inventor, Tanzanian chemical…

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Tour of Rwanda Draws 2 Million Spectators

Tour of Rwanda Draws 2 Million Spectators

Rwandan cyclist Valens Ndayisenga celebrates after crossing the finish line to win the Tour of Rwanda.   [TOUR OF RWANDA] BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Dubbed…

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15-Minute Ebola Test APPROVED

15-Minute Ebola Test APPROVED

[CORGENIX MEDICAL CORP.] BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS The World Health Organization (WHO) has approved the first rapid blood test for Ebola. It should allow patients…

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Nigeria Launches Electronic National ID Cards

Nigeria Launches Electronic National ID Cards

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan formally launched a national electronic identity card in August 2014, which all Nigerians will need by 2019…

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Help wanted

Help wanted

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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