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President Abdelaziz Bouteflika, sitting in a wheelchair, waves as he arrives to vote in the presidential elections in Algiers,
2014 Algeria election   Abdelaziz Bouteflika   Algeria   Photos  
 BBC News 
Algeria's President Bouteflika wins fourth term
Algeria's President Abdelaziz Bouteflika has won a fourth term in office taking more than 81% of the vote, the interior minister has said. | The 77-year-old leader, who suffered a stroke last yea... (photo: AP / Sidali Djarbou)
An image of former South African president Nelson Mandela is projected on a screen at the FNB Stadium in Soweto, near Johannesburg, South Africa, ahead of his memorial service Tuesday Dec. 10, 2013.
Africa   Leader   Photos   Rivonia   Wikipedia: Nelson Mandela  
 The Guardian 
Nelson Mandela's Rivonia speech anniversary aims to keep history alive
Fifty years on from 'I am prepared to die' declamation, South Africa allows famous holding cell graffiti to disintegrate | Nelson Mandela was sentenced to life imprisonment in 1964 during the famous R... (photo: AP / Peter Dejong)
A Malian soldier takes cover behind a truck during exchanges of fire with jihadists in Gao, northern Mali, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013.  Voa News 
EU Agrees to Train Mali Police, Extends Army Training Mission
Reuters | LUXEMBOURG — The European Union agreed on Tuesday to send civilian advisers to train and advise Mali's police while extending by two years a mission to train the army. | The decisions,... (photo: AP / Jerome Delay)
European Union   Mali   Mali conflict   Photos   Police   Wikipedia: Northern Mali conflict  
People stand around wreckage after a car bomb exploded in Abuja, Nigeria, Friday, Oct. 1, 2010.  The Washington Times 
Blast kills 71 in Nigerian capital: Police
Facebook | Follow @washtimes | Do you think the federal agents seizing and then releasing cattle last week from the Bundy ranch in Nevada will create a political headache for Senate Majority Leader Ha... (photo: AP / Felix Onigbinde)
2014 Abuja bombing   Islamist insurgency in Nigeria   Photos   Terrorism in Nigeria   Wikipedia : 2014 Abuja bombing  
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Olympic athlete, Oscar Pistorius , in court Friday Feb. 22, 2013 in Pretoria, South Africa, for his bail hearing charged with the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp. Skynews
Pistorius Accused Of 'Tailoring Evidence'
Oscar Pistorius has been accused of "tailoring his evidence" at his murder trial, where he denies murdering his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp. | Prosecutor Gerrie Nel r... (photo: AP)
Murder Trial - Pistorius   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   South Africa Crime   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry speaks at a press conference with Jordans Foreign Minister Nasser Judeh in Amman, Jordan, Thursday, Nov. 7, 2013. Kerry warned Thursday of a return to violence if faltering peace talks between Israel and the Palestinians ultimately fail. He also rejected suggestions that he scale back his ambition to salvage the talks and forge a final settlement and interim agreement. Reuters
Kerry urges end to South Sudan fighting in meeting with senior official
WASHINGTON (Reuters) - U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry told a senior South Sudan official on Thursday that the Juba government needed to end the fighting in the Africa... (photo: AP / Jason Reed)
Africa   Photos   S Sudan   Washington   Wikipedia: John Kerry  
Oscar Pistorius, right, accompanied by a relative, arrives at the high court in Pretoria, South Africa, Thursday, April 10, 2014. Pistorius is charged with murder for the shooting death of his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, on Valentines Day in 2013. The Guardian
Prosecutor mocks Pistorius' version of events
GERALD IMRAY | Associated Press= PRETORIA, South Africa (AP) — The chief prosecutor laughed scornfully at an answer from Oscar Pistorius during the Olympic athlete's... (photo: AP / Themba Hadebe)
Murder Trial   Oscar Pistorius   Oscar Pistorius Trial   Photos   Wikipedia: Trial of Oscar Pistorius  
UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic Stars and Stripes
UN approves 12,000-strong force for Central African Republic
The U.N. Security Council on Thursday unanimously authorized a nearly 12,000-member peacekeeping force for the Central African Republic, where fighting between Christians... (photo: UN / Marco Dormino)
Ethnic Violence - CAR   Photos   Seleka Rebellion   UN Peacekeepers   Wikipedia: Central African Republic conflict (2012present)  
A French soldier waves to children as his jeep patrols between the airstrip and a makeshift camp housing an estimated 100,000 displaced people, at Mpoko Airport, in Bangui, Central African Republic, Thursday, Jan. 9, 2014. The Guardian
UN votes to send peacekeeping force into Central African Republic
Security council authorises the deployment of up to 10,000 troops in attempt to stop violence spiralling into genocide | The mainly Muslim Séléka seized power a year ag... (photo: AP / Rebecca Blackwell)
Central African Republic conflict   MISCA   Photos   United Nations   Wikipedia : MISCA  
Business & Economy Politics
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- Europe’s bloody Congo: Reparations for Africa, If not now,
- Suspected Ebola Cases Reported in Mali
- MPs Calls For Protective Measures Against Ebola Virus
- President Obama’s Belgian Waffle
Education Sport
- Philly schools: Are you in or are you out?
- Rwanda orphans school teaches unity post-genocide
- Rwanda orphans school teaches unity post-genocide
- Orphans school teaches unity post-genocide
- Ohangwena Trounce Kavango in Thriller
- Oshana Join Erongo At the Top of Group B
- Toure: African heritage counts against me
- Yaya Toure: I don't get recognition because I'm Afri
Olympic athlete Oscar Pistorius stands inside the court as a police officer looks on during his bail hearing at the magistrate court in Pretoria, South Africa, Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2013.
Oscar: I did not fire at Reeva
Health Human Rights
- New Ebola Strain Causing West Africa Outbreak
- UN and partners seek emergency funds to aid civilians fleein
- Acclaimed Belgian conservationist shot in eastern Congo
- Innovations for disease control
In this photo provide by MSF, Medecins Sans Frontieres (Doctors without Borders), taken on Friday, March 28, 2014, healthcare workers from the organisation, react, as they prepare isolation and treatment areas for their Ebola, hemorrhagic fever operations, in Gueckedou, Guinea.
WHO: Ebola outbreak one of 'most challenging'
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- Zimbabwe turns 34, but struggles economically
- Burundi creates reconciliation body that divides public opin
- Burundi creates reconciliation body that divides public opin
A delegation of United Nations Organization Mission in the Democratic Republic of the Congo (MONUC) female staff visited a women's shelter for victims of sexual abuse in Goma and donated much needed supplies.
UN: 3,600 raped in DRC in four-year period