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15 Books You Should Read Before Starting Your Business

When my first company failed, a young startup I founded right after college, I wanted to know why. I spent the next year reading and working like an …

Self-improvement

West African Inventor Makes a $100 3D Printer From E-Waste

Kodjo Afate Gnikou, a resourceful inventor from Togo in West Africa, has made a $100 3D printer which he constructed from parts he scrounged from …

E-waste

Carjacking ring that resold vehicles in West Africa busted in New Jersey | Reuters

TOTOWA, NJ (Reuters) - A group of 32 men was charged on Thursday with running an international carjacking ring that stole luxury vehicles in New York and New Jersey and shipped them to West Africa for resale, state authorities said.<p>More than 160 cars, worth more than $8 million, have been …

Lions Approach Extinction in West Africa

New study paints dire picture and outlines conservation needs.<p>Lions may soon disappear entirely from West Africa unless conservation efforts improve, a new study predicts.<p>The study, published January 8 in the peer-reviewed scientific journal <i>PLOS ONE</i>, presents "sobering results" of a survey that …

Zambia's Scott becomes Africa's first white leader in 20 years

LUSAKA (Reuters) - Zambia’s Guy Scott became Africa’s first white head of state in 20 years on Wednesday after the president, “King Cobra” Michael Sata, died in a London hospital aged 77.<p>Zambia's Vice President Guy Scott (L) listens as U.S. President Barack Obama (not pictured) speaks, at the first …

Africa, let your women rise

Earlier this month the world celebrated The United Nations’ International Day of Rural Women, a day that recognises the vital role rural women play …

Kenyan Schoolchildren Have the Best Ideas on How to Change the World

Get ready to meet some of the world’s cutest Global Citizens. As the Designer and Social Media Officer here at the Global Citizen office in the UK, I …

Djibouti Internet start-up aims to boost broadband speeds across east Africa | Reuters

DUBAI (Reuters) - Internet access in east Africa is still relatively slow and costly but a Djibouti-based technology start-up company has ambitions to help change that.<p>Djibouti Data Center (DDC), set up by a group of local and international investors 18 months ago, is the first data center and …

Ebola fear: 'Having a small fever makes you very afraid'

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/world/1110000/1110847_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524758438_52bd1fc9bc046a8b298f4c808b9df6fd<p><b>At least 2,800 people have now died in the Ebola outbreak in West Africa. The World Health Organization has warned the number of infections will</b> …

Newsday: Attitudes to disability - growing up with Albinism in Kenya.

Disability

Without Innovative Action, Ebola Could Be Entrenched In West Africa

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention said on Tuesday that West Africa could have more than a million cases of Ebola by the end of January 2015 — if nothing is done to slow down the epidemic.<p>Transcript<p>STEVE INSKEEP, HOST:<p>Right now the estimated number of Ebola cases in West Africa is …

India-Africa trade summit postponed due to Ebola outbreak | Reuters

NEW DELHI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - An event aimed at promoting trade and investment between India and Africa has been postponed due to concerns over the deadly Ebola outbreak, India’s foreign affairs ministry said on Wednesday.<p>A woman passes a sign posted in an awareness campaign against the …

President Obama Commits 3,000 Troops to Fight Ebola

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Facing heavy international pressure, President Obama promised funds and as many as 3,000 troops in …

U.S. Teen Pleads Guilty to Helping ISIS

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African Union troops in Somalia accused of gang-rapes

Western-backed African Union troops in Somalia gang-raped women and girls as young as 12 and traded food aid for sex, Human Rights Watch has said.<p>An investigation uncovered evidence of sexual exploitation of women seeking medicine for sick babies at what they assumed was the safety of AU military …

Nigeria says retakes Bama, blocks Boko Haram move on Borno state capital | Reuters

ABUJA (Reuters) - Nigeria’s military has recaptured the flashpoint town of Bama in northeast Borno state from Boko Haram and blocked the Islamist militants’ advance towards the state capital Maiduguri, a senior official said on Monday.<p>He said government forces are also fighting a southwards push …

UN alleges 'plot' to steal Somali assets

<b>Nairobi, Kenya -</b> A confidential UN report alleges that Somalia's President Hassan Sheikh Mohamud, his former foreign minister and an American law firm conspired to steal public funds by engaging in secret contracts that gave them hefty percentages from the country's recovered overseas assets.<p>The …