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Africa

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  • 'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways

    'Let The Fire Burn' Playing At Real Art Ways
    Here's one small, disgusting detail from the aftermath of one of the most horrific incidents of government-instigated urban violence in modern American history: In May 1985, a little African-American boy runs from a building in flames in Philadelphia....
  • Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours

    Orlando theme park and attractions discounts, prices and hours
    Here's a selection of attractions offering reduced prices:   AQUATICA:off BeachLine Expressway at Interstate 4 southwest of Orlando; 407-351-3600; Guests can purchase a "Splash and Save" ticket with admission starting at $24 when tickets are purchased...
  • Fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 25 in eight days: medics

    Fighting in Libya's Benghazi kills 25 in eight days: medics
    At least 25 people have been killed and 103 wounded in the past eight days of fighting between pro-government forces and Islamist groups in Libya's second city Benghazi, medics said on Thursday. That brings the death toll to around 475 since the army and...
  • Sierra Leone's leading doctor dies of Ebola

    Sierra Leone's leading doctor died of Ebola on Thursday, hours after the arrival in the country of an experimental drug that could have been used to treat him, the government's chief medical officer said. Victor Willoughby was diagnosed with Ebola last...
  • Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnap 172 women, children in Nigeria

    Suspected Boko Haram gunmen kidnapped 172 women and children and killed 35 other people on Sunday during a raid on the northeast Nigerian village of Gumsuri, residents said on Thursday. Although no one has claimed responsibility, the attack bore the...
  • Doyle McManus: Where have Ebola's fear-mongers all gone?

    Remember Ebola? Only two months ago, many Americans were gripped by fear of the uncontrollable spread of an apparently incurable disease that the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention projected could strike 1.4 million people in West Africa before...
  • Mozambique gets more seating but parking is not resolved

    Mozambique's parking problems took center stage at the Laguna Beach City Council meeting Tuesday, but the steakhouse scored some concessions as it got the chance to be heard after appealing a recent decision by the Planning Commission to quash its plans...
  • Tribal chief of Mali's Tuaregs dies amid stalled peace talks

    The chief of the most powerful Tuareg tribe in northern Mali died on Thursday, signaling a change of leadership as Tuareg separatists are locked in peace talks with the government. The 87-year-old patriarch Intallah Ag Attaher, who had led the Ifoghas...
  • Armed groups recruit 10,000 child soldiers in Central African Republic: NGO

    DAKAR (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Up to 10,000 children have been recruited by armed groups during the conflict in the Central African Republic (CAR) despite a U.N.-backed peacekeeping presence, the number rising sharply in the past two years, Save the...
  • Report: Thousands of children used as soldiers in Central African Republic

    CAPE TOWN, South Africa Thousands of children were used as child soldiers during the past two years of ethno-sectarian conflict in Central African Republic, humanitarian organization Save the Children said Thursday. The nation rich in gold and diamonds...
  • Nigeria sentences 54 troops to death for mutiny

    Nigeria has sentenced 54 soldiers to death by firing squad for mutiny while fighting against insurgents in the northeast, their lawyer said on Thursday. Another five were acquitted and discharged in the secret trial, lawyer Femi Falana said. They...