Akon Plans to Light up Africa with Solar Power Initiative
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Akon Plans to Light up Africa with Solar Power Initiative

By KaiElz Special to the NNPA via The Chicago Defender   Imagine that the story…

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5 Dead, 2 Expats, in Shooting at Restaurant in Mali Capital
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5 Dead, 2 Expats, in Shooting at Restaurant in Mali Capital

BABA AHMED, Associated Press BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A masked gunman sprayed bullets in a…

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EU to Increase Ebola Aid to West Africa to $1.3 Billion
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EU to Increase Ebola Aid to West Africa to $1.3 Billion

(Bloomberg) – The European Union increased its aid pledge to fight Ebola in West Africa…

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Timbuktu’s Storied Mausoleums to Rise from Ruins
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Timbuktu’s Storied Mausoleums to Rise from Ruins

BABA AHMED, Associated Press TIMBUKTU, Mali (AP) — Roofs are torn off, mud bricks are…

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Red Cross: 4 Employees Missing in Northern Mali
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Red Cross: 4 Employees Missing in Northern Mali

DAKAR, Senegal (AP) — A Red Cross spokesman says a vehicle carrying five people has…

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UN: Children Victimized in World Conflicts
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UN: Children Victimized in World Conflicts

[Voice of America] UNITED NATIONS — The United Nations says thousands of children have been killed,…

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Military Expansion in Mali and Syria?
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Military Expansion in Mali and Syria?

By Bill Fletcher, Jr. NNPA Columnist   The Obama administration is preparing for an expansion…

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Africa’s First Ladies Come to America
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Africa’s First Ladies Come to America

by Richard B. Muhammad Special to the NNPA from The Final Call Seeking partners, seeking…

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Resentment Grows in Chad after 26 Die Fighting in Mali’s Far North
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Resentment Grows in Chad after 26 Die Fighting in Mali’s Far North

Special to the NNPA from the Global Information Network Mar. 5 (GIN) – Bombardments of…

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