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Missing Chibok girls' parents react to new Boko Haram video

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 17:32:01 GMT

Boko Haram's Abubakar Shekau seems to be the proverbial cat with the nine lives, given the number of times the Nigerian army has claimed to have killed or "fatally wounded" him.(image)


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Sudan used chemical weapons: Amnesty

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 12:11:07 GMT

It has been raging for more than a decade and the United Nations has called it one of the world's worst humanitarian conflicts.(image)


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A bad diet is worse than drugs

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 13:50:33 GMT

Whether it's too much junk food or a lack of nutritious food, malnutrition caused by bad eating habits is rapidly increasing.(image)


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Stolen African penguin released into wild

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 14:09:48 GMT

A search is underway for an endangered penguin named Buddy who was stolen from the South African marine park, Bayworld, last Wednesday.(image)


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Aide who plagiarized Obama fired

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 22:45:38 GMT

Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari has removed a speechwriter who caused him national embarrassment after he plagiarized US President Barack Obama.(image)


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Boat survivors tell of heroism, loss

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 12:53:24 GMT

Metwally Mohamed says he knew as soon as he boarded the boat anchored off the Egyptian coast that it would sink.(image)


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Why 44% of Africans don't trust elections

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 10:52:43 GMT

Threats, bribes and stuffed ballot boxes may sound like a political drama, but these are all real issues that Africans face during national elections, a public opinion study has revealed.(image)


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Migrant boat death toll climbs above 160

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 19:58:23 GMT

At least 162 people drowned when a migrant boat capsized this week off the coast of Egypt, state media Ahram Online reported Friday.(image)


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Is this Africa's best party?

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 09:24:25 GMT

Ghana's Asafotufiami Festival celebrates the victories of local warriors. No one knows when it started, but it's the biggest cultural festival on the calendar.(image)


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US praises Sudan for fighting terror

Tue, 20 Sep 2016 22:43:36 GMT

The State Department welcomed Sudan's efforts to counter ISIS and other terrorist groups Tuesday despite the fact that Sudan has been designated a state sponsor of terrorism for more than 20 years.(image)


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Algeria train collision injures 78

Sun, 25 Sep 2016 00:18:52 GMT

At least 78 passengers were injured when two trains collided in Algeria on Saturday.(image)


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Lupita Nyong'o drops surprise rap video

Mon, 26 Sep 2016 18:43:30 GMT

If the Hollywood thing doesn't work out, it looks like Oscar-winning actress Lupita Nyong'o might have a shot at being a rapper.(image)


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Refugees united by food

Mon, 19 Sep 2016 08:54:14 GMT

Lina Kassah's kitchen in Damascus was always busy.(image)


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Egypt President: Trump 'strong leader'

Thu, 22 Sep 2016 17:06:25 GMT

Egyptian President Abdel Fattah el-Sisi says that Donald Trump would "no doubt" make a strong leader.(image)


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Instrument that's changing music

Wed, 28 Sep 2016 09:55:16 GMT

The timbila, an instrument unique to Mozambique, is giving jazz a new sound.(image)


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Brothers turn $5 into thriving juice business

Fri, 30 Sep 2016 11:18:58 GMT

They started out selling cups of lemonade at their college, but now two brothers have built a company in Nigeria which distributes its juice in over 650 locations in 18 states in Africa's largest economy.(image)


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Stylist behind Beyoncé's most controversial look

Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:45:23 GMT

Jenke Ahmed Tailly wanted to a woman of color for his L'Officiel cover shoot. He got Beyonce, and the result was unprecendented.(image)


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Coolest experiences you can have in Africa

Thu, 29 Sep 2016 11:04:46 GMT

The team at Tastemakers Africa, a mobile app that offers unique travel experiences on the continent, show us the places that will activate your Africa travel wanderlust.(image)


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Disappeared in Africa's North Korea

Fri, 23 Sep 2016 10:38:59 GMT

Aster Yohannes is believed to be in solitary confinement in Eritrea, which thousands of people flee annually to escape widespread abuses.(image)


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Ethiopian runner fears for his life

Wed, 14 Sep 2016 17:18:53 GMT

Olympic runner Feyisa Lilesa speaks about how he was able to protest his government at the 2016 Rio Summer Games.(image)


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60-Second Vacation: Nairobi, Kenya

Thu, 18 Aug 2016 20:38:48 GMT

From downtown Nairobi to its stunning national park, take a 60-second mini tour of Kenya's capital. Video filmed by Alex Lee.(image)


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Who are Africa's most dangerous terror groups?

Wed, 03 Feb 2016 18:51:05 GMT

Deadly bombings, mass kidnappings and shocking massacres. CNN's Robyn Kriel explores the continent's deadliest terror organizations.(image)


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How Sierra Leone plans to bounce back after Ebola

Mon, 21 Dec 2015 12:43:03 GMT

It was at the epicenter of the 2014 Ebola outbreak. With the outbreak officially over, Sierra Leone is looking to rebrand its image and rebuild its economy.(image)


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Fearless entrepreneurs dreaming big in Nigeria

Fri, 23 Oct 2015 15:31:10 GMT

Media entrepreneurs Mo Abudu and Kene Mkparu are turning their dreams into reality in Africa's most populous country. CNN's Jim Stenman reports.(image)


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