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Birdie Africa' dies in cruise ship hot tub
Michael Moses Ward, 41, the former Birdie Africa, one of two survivors of the deadly 1985 MOVE shootout and fire on Osage Avenue has died. ( Michael Bryant ...
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Africa News Round Up, September, Monday 30, 2013Independent
We start off this week's news round up in Kenya where top Kenyan security officials are to be questioned by MPs about alleged intelligence failings over the ...
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What You Need to Know About Terrorism in East AfricaU.S. News & World Report
Now, the troubled Horn of Africa nation returns to the headlines followingnews at the end of September that a regional gang of thugs has now ballooned into a ...
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'Birdie Africa,' Child Icon Of 1985 Philly MOVE Bombing, DiesOPB News
Michael Ward, one of only two survivors of the MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, died on Friday. Ward, who was known as “Birdie Africa,” became an icon of the ...
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The former Birdie Africa got new start in Upper Gwynedd, graduated ...The Reporter
FILE - In this May 9, 1996 file photo, Michael Moses Ward speaks to reporters outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia. The Brevard County medical ...
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Nairobi attack won't impact Gujarati community in East Africa: DesaiNew York Daily News
New Delhi, Sep 25 — The Nairobi mall attack has put in especial focus the Gujarati community in EastAfrica, but the incident is not going to dent their business ...
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African lawyers' fellowship scheme secures top-level supportThe Lawyer
The Lawyer's newest product is the most comprehensive overview of the Asia-Pacific legal market yet produced. With rankings of the top 100 local law firms by ...
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Kenya's President: Facing mall attack,
Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta pays tribute to his nephew Mbugua Mwangi and his fiancee Rosemary Wahito The Associated Press Kenyan President Uhuru ...
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Al-Qaeda African branch replaces slain commanders in MaliAl-Arabiya
AQIM grew out of a movement launched in the late 1990s by radical Algerian Islamists who sought the overthrow of the Algerian government to be replaced with ...
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SITE: Extremists post video of French
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — Islamic extremists published the first video of a French engineer kidnapped in Nigeria in December, showing a white-bearded man ...
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Michael Moses Ward, Birdie Africa — rest in
hero Michael Ward, known formerly as Birdie Africa, speaks to reporters outside the federal courthouse in Philadelphia Thursday, May 9, 1996. Ward was the ...
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An Analgesic Molecule Discovered In Its Natural State In AfricaRedOrbit
A team of researchers led by Michel De Waard, Inserm Research Director at the Grenoble Institute of Neurosciences (Inserm, University Joseph Fourier, CNRS), ...
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Nairobi morgue's last victim from mall is ID'
NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Karen Wambui walked slowly through the Nairobi city morgue's turquoise and yellow iron gates, still trying to process what she had ...
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Resident: Mali army, rebels exchange fire in
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Malian soldiers and separatist rebels exchanged gunfire in the heart of the northern town of Kidal on Sunday, a dangerous escalation in ...
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Events align for Global Gathering West AfricaQuad City Times
Other ongoing programs include Genesis Health Care Health Insurance Navigators, Medicare Q&A with SHIIP, Trinity Flu Shot Clinics, Computer Tutor, BPL ...
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Jan Sithole: Swaziland activist elected MPBBC News
Leading pro-democracy activist Jan Sithole has told the BBC he will be able to bring change to Swaziland, after being elected to parliament. He becomes one of ...
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Middle East, Africa smartphone use to rocket in 2013Rapid tv news
Smartphone use in the Middle East and Africa (MEA) will double this year to 112.2 million, up from 67 million in 2012, according to new research – which can ...
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Survivor of 1985 Philadelphia MOVE bombing diesWDAM-TV
AP National News VideoMore>> ... Ward was a 13-year-old boy known as Birdie Africa when Philadelphia police, trying to dislodge MOVE from its fortified ...
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Commentary: Africa and GMO
Knowledge about genetically modified organisms or genetically engineered crops is extremely small by African farmers, but their acceptance of GMOs is critical ...
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Airtel Launches Integrated Network For AfricaLight Reading India
Bharti Airtel has announced the launch of its Africa Connect network aimed at enhancing Africa's connectivity with the rest of the world and adding to the data ...
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Saudi Arabia worst on women's legal issuesThe Nation
In Latin America and the Caribbean, sub-Saharan Africa and East Asia, legal... come a long way but still have a great way to go,” she said in a newsbriefing.
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Molina unveils $13.5m Africa epicScreen International
Fernando González Molina, the director of Three Steps Above Heaven and I Want To, is to next make a $13.5m love story set in 1950s Africa. The Spanish ...
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Terrorism in Africa and Ghana's present positionGhanaWeb
Terrorism in Africa and Ghana's present position. Email this ... Prev · Next ». The news of Ghana's appearance on the radar of terrorism is an unpalatable one.
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Nigeria official: many drown in ferry
LAGOS, Nigeria (AP) — A ferry carrying traders and their goods broke up in stormy weather on the Niger River, drowning as many as 42 people as rescuers ...
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Anxiety rises ahead of Guinea's legislative
CONAKRY, Guinea (AP) — Anxiety is rising in Guinea's capital as the nation awaits hotly contested legislative elections this weekend that many fear will ...
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Saskatoon students put skills to work for Africa650 CKOM News Talk Radio
... C-can so to serve as a home away from home for volunteers with Hope for Malawi, a Saskatoon-based charity that's worked in the African nation since 2009.
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Suicide bombers target northern Mali military
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — A Malian military official says suicide bombers exploded their vehicle by a military camp in the northern city of Timbuktu, killing ...
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Rokia Traoré, On Taking Up Music And Mali's 'Iron Women'WBFO
But her homeland takes center stage on her new record, Beautiful Africa. "I am singing about ... This is ALL THINGS CONSIDERED from NPR News. I'm Robert ...
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Africa Championship hosting: Work starts nowZambia Daily Mail
Africa Championship hosting: Work starts now ... That Zambia has been awarded the right to host the Africa Youth Championship in 2017 is goodnews.
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Clinton pushes effort to protect African elephantsWRIC
... and trafficking of elephants in Africa, warning that the continent's elephants could face extinction without swift action. ... "Unless the killing stops, African forest elephants are expected to be extinct within 10 years. ... AP National News Video.
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Missouri State soccer player spent summer abroad coaching and ...Springfield News-Leader
After returning from Africa, Roberts headed to Guatemala for six weeks as part of Mission El Faro. She was stationed in Punta de Palma for most of her stay.
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Fighting flares between Mali army, rebels in
BAMAKO, Mali (AP) — Residents say fighting has resumed between Malian soldiers and ethnic Tuareg separatist rebels in the northern town of Kidal.
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UN envoy calls for intensified Shebab campaignAuthint Mail
GENEVA — The UN special representative for Somalia on Tuesday called for a redoubling of efforts in battling the country's Al-Qaeda-linked Shebab behind the ...
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Elephants develop knack for picking orangesTriValley Central
The animal is listed as endangered, or at high risk of extinction, in Asia, and vulnerable in Africa. “There's an estimate that maybe 10 percent of the entireAfrican ...
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Kenyan troops fighting 'one or two' gunmen in Nairobi's mall; 2 ...Hindustan Times
Kenyan special forces are still battling "one or two" Islamist militants holed up inside Nairobi's Westgate shopping mall, security sources involved in the operation ...
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Mozambique enter Africa Basketball Championship semisAuthint Mail
MAPUTO (Mozambique) — Mozambique defeated Nigeria 77-74 to reach the semifinals of the 2013 women's Africa Basketball Championship here. Nigerians ...
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Empower citizens to deal with `nuisance` regimes in E.Africa, says ...IPPmedia
“There is urgent need for re-discovering of a new constitutional order in East Africa,” it said in a press statement availed to the East African News Agency (EANA).
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US renews global terror alertLas Vegas Sun
... issued Wednesday, the department said it continued to be concerned about threats to U.S. citizens and interests in Europe, Asia, Africa and the Middle East.
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Main Line Native Escapes Kenya Mall AttackNBC 10 Philadelphia
A Philadelphia-area native who was in Africa helping farmers escaped the shopping mall terror attack in Nairobi, Kenya, according to NBC Newssources.
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Convicted elephant poacher jailed in CameroonSan Antonio Express
... says a court in southeastern Cameroon has sentenced a man to three years in prison for his role in the slaughter of more than 100 elephants in Central Africa.
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7 Places Where You Can See Big Game Outside Of AfricaOak Ridger
Email Headlines; Sign up for our newsletter and have the top headlines from your community delivered right to your inbox. Sign up today · Sports. In this section ...
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At Least 100 African Elephants Killed By Cyanide PoisoningDiscovery News
At least 100 African elephants have been poisoned in recent days, and that's from ... Conservation Task Force, told Discovery News that the poachers “placed salt ... The tusks were likely to have been shipped out of Africa for the Asian market, ...
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Nairobi Mall Attack Could Signal New Rise of al-QaidaU.S. News & World Report
The militant group could be making a power move in East Africa, experts say.... new Somali government will be able to do on its own," Carson tells U.S.News.
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Africa's hottest new fashion
By Ghana News ... In African fashion today, names like Lanre Da-Silva Ajayi, Thula Sindi, Deola Segoe, Ozwald Boateng ... And now there is a new breed of designers who have caught the attention of fashion enthusiasts in Africa and abroad.
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Platinum Sponsor of DEMO Africa;Nokia Is
By Ghana News ... The newest addition to DEMO's Global Launch Program, DEMOAfrica in its second year will provide the most innovative ...
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Al-Qaida's North Africa branch replaces commanders: WebsiteTimes of India
DAKAR, SENEGAL: Al-Qaida's North Africa branch has replaced two ... in high-profile hostage-taking, a Mauritanian news agency reported Monday. The ANI ...
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'Put on your number plate or walk'Independent Online
This follows news that more than 2200 drivers were fined for speeding in the Western Cape this weekend. According to Africa, the highest speed recorded was a ...
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At least 13 drown in migrant boat off SicilyChatham Daily News
... this year when he visited Lampedusa, the tiny island off the southern coast which has been the main entry point to Europe for migrants from North Africa.
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Online branding now key to careerTimes of Oman
by Times News Service September ... The Personal Branding in the Middle East and North Africa poll was conducted recently by, a job site.
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Transform Extractive Sector-Kofi
By Ghana News - SpyGhana. Mr. Kofi Annan, former UN Secretary General and Chair of the AfricaProgress Panel, has challenged governments in Africa to ...
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Westgate mall siege over, declares defiant Kenyatta | World news ...Afua Hirsch
World news. Africa ·. al-Shabaab ·. Kenya ·. Middle East and North Africa ·. Somalia ·. Nairobi siege: more gunfire heard from Westgate mall - video. 24 Sep 2013.
The Guardian World News
Birdie Africa: Only Child Survivor Of 1985 MOVE ... - News OneAssociated Press/NewsOne Staff
Michael Moses Ward, formerly known as Birdie Africa, the only child survivor of 1985 MOVE bombing in Philadelphia, has died at 41.
News One
Standard Digital News - Kenya : Africa technology innovators to bag ...
Africa's best innovative talents will bag Sh11.8 million (Euros 100000) in the contest dubbed “empowering people award.”
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West Africa's rising star dimmed by illegal drug trade | Capital NewsAGENCE FRANCE PRESSE
ACCRA, Sep 28 – The security chief at the country's main airport is accused of ensuring drug dealers can ship cocaine and heroin without worry. A former ...
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Propaganda, little else, unites Africa's jihadist groups - Yahoo News
From Yahoo News: Paris (AFP) - African Islamist groups claiming links to Al-Qaeda spout the same propaganda and sometimes collaborate in minor ways, but ...
West Africa's rising star dimmed by drug trade - Yahoo News
From Yahoo News: Accra (AFP) - The security chief at the country's main airport is accused of ensuring drug dealers can ship cocaine and heroin without worry.
Burkina Faso urges Africa to share intel after Nairobi ... - Yahoo! News
From Yahoo News: New York City (AFP) - Burkina Faso's President Blaise Compaore urged Africanstates to improve their cooperation on fighting extremists ...
Hague court upholds ex Liberian president's 50 year sentence ...
Hague court upholds ex Liberian president's 50 year sentence - Africa News .... The Ben ft K8 Kavuyo --Africa Mama Land [Official Video]by PressOne Rwanda ...
Sanofi starts work on $95 mln Algerian plant, biggest in Africa ...
From Yahoo News: PARIS (Reuters) - French drugmaker Sanofi has started construction of a new 70 million-euro plant in Algeria that will be its largest industrial ...
NBA stars meet Africa's best players - Video
African basketball players get a training masterclass from NBA stars in Johannesburg. ... CNN Video - Breaking News Videos from Search videos.
Laura Bush talks Bush Institute work in Africa and first ... - CBS News
CBS News video: Laura Bush talks Bush Institute work in Africa and first grandchild - Former First Lady Laura Bush joins "CBS This Morning" to discuss the ...
Africa Cup of Nations postponed - News Articles - International ...
Following the tragic events surrounding the terrorist incident in Nairobi, Kenya, the African Hockey Federation (AfHF) has announced that the men's and ...
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