In Kenya, a Digital Classroom in a Box

In Kenya, a Digital Classroom in a Box

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE At Lighthouse Grace Academy in Nairobi’s Kwangware suburb, students are using a new learning tool. It’s the “Kio Kit,” a digital classroom in…

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Refugees of Boko Haram Attacks Return to Nigeria

Refugees of Boko Haram Attacks Return to Nigeria

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE More than 1,000 Nigerians, out of the thousands who fled attacks by Boko Haram jihadists to neighboring countries, returned to their homeland at…

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Moroccan Solar Plant to Bring Energy to 1 Million People

Moroccan Solar Plant to Bring Energy to 1 Million People

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Morocco has launched the Noor 1 Ouarzazate solar thermal plant, the most ambitious project yet from a country determined to be…

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Pilgrims Cast Prayers to Skies from Algerian Mountain Peak

Pilgrims Cast Prayers to Skies from Algerian Mountain Peak

In the heart of Algeria’s northern Kabylie region, Azro Nethor — the zenith prayer rock — towers 1,884 meters above sea level, at the end…

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Nigerian President Appoints Anti-Corruption Advisors

Nigerian President Appoints Anti-Corruption Advisors

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Nigeria’s President Muhammadu Buhari has appointed a committee to advise him on how best to tackle corruption and reform the legal…

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Tunisian Group Wins Nobel Peace Prize

Tunisian Group Wins Nobel Peace Prize

REUTERS Tunisia’s National Dialogue Quartet won the Nobel Peace Prize in 2015 for helping to build democracy in the birthplace of the Arab Spring. The…

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Military Leaders Must Embrace Human Security

Military Leaders Must Embrace Human Security

Leadership is a process of exerting social influence to inspire others and enlist their support for accomplishment of a common goal. Strategic leadership provides sustainable…

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Burkina Faso-Niger Town Swap Settles Border Dispute

Burkina Faso-Niger Town Swap Settles Border Dispute

Burkina Faso and Niger will exchange 18 towns to settle a long-running border dispute and end years of litigation. Burkina Faso will gain 14 towns,…

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Kenya Gets Forensic Lab to Help Fight Wildlife Crime

Kenya Gets Forensic Lab to Help Fight Wildlife Crime

Kenya opened a new forensic lab in May 2015, supported by foreign donors, in a bid to improve the country’s record in prosecuting wildlife crimes….

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‘African Village’ Tourist Center Planned for Victoria Falls

‘African Village’ Tourist Center Planned for Victoria Falls

Zimbabwe soon could approve construction of a large tourist center at Victoria Falls to cater to 120,000 visitors per year, officials said in June 2015….

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