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U.S. Africa Command Staff Long deployments, physical strain and extreme risk. These are the hazards that military professionals know well. They shoulder these burdens gladly…

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‘The Sky Must Be Your Limit’

‘The Sky Must Be Your Limit’

It is important that our new graduates remain conscious of their responsibilities toward the people of the nation whose security you will be charged to…

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Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

Côte d’Ivoire’s African Art Museum Gets New Lease on Life

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The Museum of Civilisations of Côte d’Ivoire is back and determined to recover its place as one of the richest museums of African…

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Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

Sequel Launched to Mandela’s Long Walk Autobiography

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE The sequel to Nelson Mandela’s celebrated autobiography, Long Walk to Freedom, was released in October 2017 after a South African writer completed an…

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Last Residents Hold on in Tunisia's Underground Houses

Last Residents Hold on in Tunisia’s Underground Houses

REUTERS In southern Tunisia’s Djebel Dahar region, people have lived for centuries in underground houses with earthen casing that provides protection against searing summer heat…

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A Reason to Smile for Liberia’s West Point

A Reason to Smile for Liberia’s West Point

ADF STAFF Just four years ago, Liberia’s West Point was reeling from the biggest Ebola outbreak in West Africa’s history. As the international community battled…

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He’s the Marco Polo of Football

He’s the Marco Polo of Football

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Ivoirian Aristide Bancé is football’s version of Marco Polo. Since debuting for the Ivoirian club Stade d’Abidjan in 2000, the 33-year-old…

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South African Chef ~ Named World’s Best ~

South African Chef ~ Named World’s Best ~

BRAND SOUTH AFRICA A South African chef was named the best female chef in the world for 2017 at The Best Chef Awards in Poland….

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Bello-issima! Nigerian Singer Takes Opera World by Storm

Bello-issima! Nigerian Singer Takes Opera World by Storm

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE A live performance of an aria from an Italian opera isn’t a common sound in the bustling city of Lagos, Nigeria. So, when…

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Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

Worldwide Piracy Hits 20-Year Low

DEFENCEWEB Piracy across the world dropped in 2017 as officials reported a total of 180 attacks against ships to the International Maritime Bureau (IMB). This…

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