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What's Up Africa: Should you pay for a prophecy?

Added: 22.03.2017 17:57 | 1 views | 0 comments

What's up Africa satirist Ikenna Azuike looks at Kenya's prophecies and whether people rely on them more than the weather channel, or their local bookmakers.

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Hunt for Joseph Kony, No Longer Seen as a Threat, May Shrink

Added: 22.03.2017 17:49 | 1 views | 0 comments

The Pentagon wants to shift to a more narrow pursuit of Mr. Kony, the African warlord whose guerrilla group gained notoriety for its use of child soldiers.


WATCH: Lightning strikes illuminate night sky in Cape Town

Added: 22.03.2017 14:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

Spectacular lightning storm moves over Cape Town, South Africa, as dazzling lightning strikes illuminate the night sky.


Black lawmakers to confront Trump on policies in meeting

Added: 22.03.2017 13:57 | 0 views | 0 comments

Black lawmakers plan to confront President Donald Trump at a White House meeting on the effect the White House's policies and priorities is having on the nation's African-American population


Sola Odunfa: Do Nigerians go on holiday?

Added: 22.03.2017 12:56 | 0 views | 0 comments

In our series of letters from African journalists, Sola Odunfa examines the attitude of Nigerians to holidaying, at a time when President Muhammadu Buhari has spent more than a month on "medical vacation" in the UK.


U.S., U.K. Cite Terror Threat in Laptop, Tablet Ban on Some Flights

Added: 22.03.2017 4:21 | 1 views | 0 comments

The U.S. and Britain banned passengers from carrying most electronics larger than a cellphone into the cabin on flights from a handful of countries in the Middle East and North Africa, responding to what American officials described as a terrorist threat to global aviation.

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U.S., Britain curb electronics on flights from Middle East, North Africa

Added: 22.03.2017 2:53 | 2 views | 0 comments

The United States and Britain on Tuesday imposed restrictions on carry-on electronic devices on planes coming from certain airports in Muslim-majority countries in the Middle East and North Africa in response to unspecified security threats.


CNN: Electronics Ban Based on Intel on al-Qaida Plans for Explosives

Added: 22.03.2017 2:40 | 1 views | 0 comments

The ban announced Tuesday by the U.S. and Britain on certain electronics being carried aboard some flights from the Mideast and Africa resulted from intelligence that al-Qaida was developing ways to hide explosives in battery compartments, U.S. officials said.

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Uncensored poets

Added: 22.03.2017 1:58 | 0 views | 0 comments

In our series of letters from African journalists Yousra Elbagir looks at Sudan's rich history of lyrical resistance at a time of state censorship and control.


It's not just Norway – some developing countries are seeing gains in happiness index, too

Added: 21.03.2017 22:06 | 5 views | 0 comments

The World Happiness Report, an index that rates nations based on factors such as income and life expectancy, released its 2017 list Monday at the United Nations. The list doesn’t contain any surprises among the happiest or least happy nations, where Norway, Denmark, Switzerland, Iceland, and Finland rounded out the top and the Central African Republic, Syria, Tanzania, and Burundi came in among the bottom of the list.

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