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Female Bomber Kills Ten People at Nigerian College
World  (tags: Nigeria, Education, Islam, Muslims, Boko Haram, children, crime, death, freedoms, africa, terrorism, violence, world )

Penny
- 3 days ago - presstv.ir
A female bomber has reportedly killed at least ten people at a college in Nigeria in the second such attack on an educational institution this week.
No More Corruption! Help Put An End to the Trillion-Dollar Scandal PETITION
World  (tags: governments, africa, 'HUMANRIGHTS!', politics )

Jean
- 11 days ago - takeaction.takepart.com
People in some of the world's poorest countries are being deprived of 1 trillion dollars every year. Criminals are secretly siphoning off cash through money laundering, tax evasion, and embezzlement. Not just a little cash. One trillion doll
My Other Children, the Orphan Gorillas of Virunga
Offbeat  (tags: Orphaned, Animal, Humans, Africa )

Ray
- 12 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Park ranger Andre Bauma has been taking care of orphaned mountain gorillas at Virunga, Africa's oldest national park, for the past seven years, and he says he loves them as if they were his own children.
Guess the 10 Most Energy Efficient Cities In the World
Green Lifestyle  (tags: interesting, society, world, europe, africa, asia, climate, climate-change, CO2emissions, conservation, energy, environment, globalwarming, globalwarming, healthconditions, humans, pollution, Sustainabililty, environment, society, world, travel, CO2emissi )

Jessica
- 13 days ago - yourenergyblog.com
Sure, you're well-traveled and worldly, but how well do you know your cities? Can you name the ones that have triumphed in the world of energy efficiency? We'll give you hints, of course, but the true knowledge lies within. Good luck!
40,000 Kenyans Accuse Britain of Abuse and Torture in Second Mau Mau Law Suit
Offbeat  (tags: Africa, Clashes, Conflict, Court, Crime, Human rights, UK )

Ray
- 21 days ago - rt.com
Over 41,000 Kenyans have waged an attempt to sue the British government for compensation, alleging maltreatment and physical abuse during a Mau Mau uprising in the 1950s against UK colonial rule.
We Don't Need CORRUPT Politicians to Make These Decisions
US Politics & Gov't  (tags: New York, New Jersey, Ebola, quarantine, west, Africa, Obama )

Sam
- 23 days ago - nytimes.com
The Obama administration has been pushing the governors of NY and NJ to reverse their decision ordering all medical workers returning from West Africa who had contact with Ebola patients to be quarantined.
Save Primates and Forest Plants in Africa - Stop Bushmeat Hunting - Via Force Change
Animals  (tags: Africa, Primates, Rainforests, Animal Cruelty, Suffering, Killing, Ecosytem, Environmental destruction, Ethical concerns, Petition to sign )

Victoria
- 25 days ago - forcechange.com
Stop bushmeat hunting in Africa to preserve the primate population and essential fruit and nut trees that the ecosystem depends upon. "Bushmeat hunting" is the hunting of meat from wild animals for human food, and it's cruel and destructive.
2014 Wildlife Photographer of the Year
Offbeat  (tags: animals, wildlife, interesting, off-beat, world, Africa )

Zora
- 29 days ago - theguardian.com
The results of the wildlife photographer of the year 2014 competition have been announced at London's Natural History Museum.
Oscar Pistorius Given Five Years for Reeva Steenkamp Death
Offbeat  (tags: Court, Oscar Pistorius, Sentencing, Africa )

Ray
- 29 days ago - bbc.co.uk
Judge Thokozile Masipa hands down the sentence, South African athlete Oscar Pistorius has been given five years in jail for killing his girlfriend Reeva Steenkamp.
Already Close to Extinction, Last Male White Rhino Capable of Breeding Dies in Kenya
Environment  (tags: animals, endangered, extinction, white rhinos, poachers, world, Africa, Chinese medicine, protection, wildlife, science )

CarrieSIC
- 31 days ago - rawstory.com
One of the last northern white rhinos on the planet has died in a reserve in Kenya, leaving the sub-species on the verge of extinction, experts said Saturday. The male, called Suni, "was probably the last male capable of breeding", according to...
Let Contractors Fight the Islamic State, Blackwater Founder Erik Prince Says
Business  (tags: Erik Prince, Blackwater, ISIS, Africa, Frontier Services Group, private contractors, cashing in, Pres. Obama )

Judy
- 38 days ago - washingtonpost.com
As the fight against the Islamic State unfolds, the take of Erik Prince, the founder of the former private security firm Blackwater, is straightforward: If the United States is unwilling to send in ground troops, "let the private sector finish the job."
8 Maps That Will Change the Way You Look at Africa
World  (tags: economy, environment, Africa, trees, water, world, humans, money, internet, human rights )

Nancy
- 39 days ago - takepart.com
Expansion of population and investment on the continent represent both enormous opportunity and potential for crises and injustice.
Ebola and the Terrorism of Poverty
World  (tags: Africa, Ebola, Poverty, Access To Medicine, American Imperialism, Colonialism, US Boots on the Ground, Racism, Economic Injustice, Inequality )

Brian
- 39 days ago - socialistworker.org
"Racism and structural inequality are at the heart of the spreading Ebola epidemic in Western Africa."
Over 200 Girls Are Missing in Nigeria - Please RESCUE THEM! ~ PLEASE SIGN
World  (tags: 'HUMANRIGHTS!', africa, crime, ethics, government, world, women, violence )

Beverly
- 41 days ago - change.org
In Nigeria, over 200 girls were recently abducted from their boarding school and are reported to be eventually sold as brides for $ 12 each. This petition calls on all World Leaders and enabled parties to rescue them.
Acquisition of Africa's SeedCo By Monsanto, Groupe Limagrain: Neo-Colonial Occupation of Africa's Seed Systems
Business  (tags: Monsanto, seed companies, Limagrain, Africa, Sustainable Development, threatened, agriculture, business, environment )

Evelyn
- 42 days ago - afsafrica.org
The encroachment of the international seed industry, which focuses almost exclusively on genetically uniform varieties, takes us further away from a vision of local crop R&D and closer to neo-colonialism of Africa's food systems.
 

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