Japan Plans $30B Investment in Africa

Japan Plans $30B Investment in Africa

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE Japan announced plans to invest $30 billion in African projects by 2018, including $10 billion in infrastructure development. The announcement came at the…

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Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

Nations Unite to Preserve Ocean Sanctuaries

REUTERS African nations are taking part in a global effort to preserve the seas for future generations. The United States joined more than 20 countries…

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Join to create Jobs for refugees

Join to create Jobs for refugees

BBC NEWS AT BBC.CO.UK/NEWS Britain, the European Union and the World Bank have announced a plan to create 100,000 jobs in Ethiopia to help tackle…

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Tanzanian Military Helps Rebuild After Earthquake

Tanzanian Military Helps Rebuild After Earthquake

ADF STAFF The Tanzania People’s Defence Force (TPDF) is playing a key role in distributing aid and rebuilding infrastructure after the earthquake that struck the…

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Children Rescued from Boko Haram to ‘Cut the Cycle of Violence’

Children Rescued from Boko Haram to ‘Cut the Cycle of Violence’

ADF STAFF A Nigerian Army operation led to the release of 566 people from the hands of Boko Haram. Many of those released were children of…

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Mauritanian Authorities Seize a Ton of Cocaine

Mauritanian Authorities Seize a Ton of Cocaine

ADF STAFF A joint effort by Mauritanian security forces led to the seizure of 1 ton of cocaine at the Nouadhibou seaport. The Army, Coast…

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South Africa Looks  to Save Penguins

South Africa Looks to Save Penguins

MEDIA CLUB SOUTH AFRICA In 2001, there were 56,000 pairs of African penguins in South Africa. By 2014, there were just 19,000 pairs. This drastic…

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Cameroon Tries to Balance Education, Tradition

Cameroon Tries to Balance Education, Tradition

NGALA KILLIAN CHIMTOM/INTER PRESS SERVICE Cameroon is reaching out to children of the Baka Tribe, trying to get them to pursue education without forsaking their…

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Bomb-Sniffing Rats  Check for Tuberculosis

Bomb-Sniffing Rats Check for Tuberculosis

AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE They have proven their worth in detecting land mines, and now Africa’s giant pouched rats are demonstrating another surprising skill — saving lives…

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Seychelles to Intercept Fishing Devices

Seychelles to Intercept Fishing Devices

SEYCHELLES NEWS AGENCY The Seychelles is taking steps to limit the damaging effects of fish aggregating devices (FADs) on the island nation’s reefs and other…

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