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Famine looms in South Sudan
Humanitarian Crisis   Photos   Sudan   UN   Wikipedia: Sudan  
 Independent online 
Famine looms in South Sudan
New York - | The UN humanitarian chief warned on Wednesday that a state of famine could be declared “very soon” in South Sudan amid worsening humanitarian conditions due to the ongoing eth... (photo: UN / Loey Felipe)
Indian Elephant  rest inside the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata in Eastern India City
Africa   Photos   Tourism   Wikipedia: Wildlife   Wildlife  
 Business Insider 
6 Hotels Where You Are Guaranteed To See Wildlife
During our travels this summer, we’ve visited some amazing urban destinations, where our days have been filled with the cacophony of cars, and live music pouring from local b... (photo: WN / Bhaskar Mallick)
This photo taken March 1, 2013 and released on Tuesday March 5, 2013, by the French Army Communications Audiovisual office (ECPAD) shows French soldiers from the 2e REP legionnaires regiment patrolling in the desert in Northern Mali.  Voa News 
French Soldier Killed in Mali Suicide Bombing
Reuters | PARIS — | A French soldier was killed in a suicide bombing in northern Mali, where local and foreign troops have struggled to restore order after quelling an Islamist insurgency last year,... (photo: AP / Ghislain Mariette)
2014 Northern Mali conflict   France   Operation Serval   Photos   Wikipedia: Operation Serval  
In this file photo taken on Monday, March 31, 2014, UNICEF health workers teach people about the Ebola virus and how to prevent infection, in Conakry, Guinea.  New Scientist 
Fighting fear, denial and death on Ebola frontline
Medical staff can beat Ebola with more drugs and better health education | I AM working with medical staff in the West African country of Sierra Leone, where the people have never experienced an outbr... (photo: AP / Youssouf Bah)
Ebola Virus   Health Education   MSF   Photos   Wikipedia: 2014 West Africa Ebola outbreak  
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South African athlete Oscar Pistorius at the end of court proceedings, in Pretoria, South Africa, Friday, Feb 15, 2013. Pistorius was formally charged at Pretoria Magistrate's Court with one count of murder after his girlfriend, Reeva Steenkamp, a model and budding reality TV show participant, was shot multiple times and killed at Pistorius' upmarket home in the predawn hours of Thursday. Canberra Times
Oscar Pistorius gets into fight in Johannesburg nightclub
Oscar PIstorius leaves court in Pretoria. Photo: AP | Full coverage of the Pistorius trial | Johannesburg: Oscar Pistorius, the Paralympic athlete on trial in South Afric... (photo: AP / Antione de Ras)
Johannesburg   Oscar Pistorius   Photos   Trial of Oscar Pistorius   Wikipedia: Oscar Pistorius  
The Tie Dye", national flag of The State of Bir Tawil. NBC Washington
Virginia Man Claims Land to Make 7-Year-Old Daughter a Princess
An Abingdon, Virginia man claimed a kingdom so his daughter could be a princess. | Jeremiah Heaton, who has three children, recently trekked across the Egyptian desert to... (photo: Creative Commons / King Adam I of Bir Tawil)
Bir Tawil   Jeremiah Heaton   Photos   Princess Emily - Bir Tawil   Wikipedia: Bir Tawil#2014_claim  
In this photo taken Nov. 10, 2008, South African writer and Nobel laureate Nadine Gordimer, delivers a speech in Calcutta, India. Gordimer is leading South African writers in speaking out against proposed laws she fears will muzzle freedom of speech in her homeland. Independent online
Nadine Gordimer dies in her sleep
Nadine Gordimer, the South African author who was awarded the Nobel Prize for Literature in 1991 for her extraordinary literary works, died peacefully in her sleep at hom... (photo: AP / Bikas Das)
Johannesburg   Nadine Gordimer   Photos   S Africa   Wikipedia: Nadine Gordimer  
The Africans first Nobel Literature Laureate - Nigeria's Wole Soyinka - at the EP, 10 September 2008 at theEuropean Parliament. Al Jazeera
Wole Soyinka: 'Islam is not in danger'
He is often called Nigeria's national conscience and Africa's most compelling literary force - Wole Soyinka, the Nigerian poet, playwright and activist. He was the f... (photo: Creative Commons)
Islam   Photos   Terrorism in Nigeria   Wikipedia: Wole Soyinka Prize for Literature in Africa   Wole Soyinka  
File - A soldier stands guard at an M23 rebel training camp in Rumangabo, eastern Congo, Tuesday, Oct. 23, 2012. Fighting may resume soon in eastern Congo if President Joseph Kabila's government does not negotiate with the M23 rebels, said the insurgents' president, Bishop Jean-Marie Runiga, Saturday, Oct. 20. A United Nations report accused Rwanda and Uganda of supporting the rebellion. CNN
Death toll 90 in Uganda weekend attacks; President blames tribal leaders
July 8, 2014 -- Updated 1442 GMT (2242 HKT) | Kampala, Uganda (CNN) -- Ugandan President Yoweri Museveni says sectarian and chauvinistic cultural leaders are behind weeke... (photo: AP / Stephen Wandera)
2014 Rwenzori Mountains attack   Photos   Uganda - Congo   Wikipedia: Yoweri Museveni   Yoweri Museveni  
Statue of Father of the nation - Mahatma Gandhi, India Deccan Chronicle
Mahatma Gandhi to stand with foes in front of British Parliament
New Delhi: Mahatma Gandhi, who was at the forefront of efforts to end British rule in India and was repeatedly imprisoned, is to be honoured outside Britain's parliament,... (photo: WN / Geeta)
British Parliament   George Osborne   Palace of Westminster   Photos   Wikipedia: Mahatma Gandhi  
Women attend a demonstration calling on the government to rescue the kidnapped schoolgirls of the Chibok secondary school, in Abuja, Nigeria, Tuesday, May 13, 2014. Canberra Times
Nigerian girls escape Boko Haram, say sources
Abubakar Shekau, leader of Boko Haram, from a video posted by the group. Photo: AP | Maiduguri: More than 60 women and girls abducted last month by suspected Boko Haram m... (photo: AP / Sunday Alamba)
2014 Chibok kidnapping   Bring Back Our Girls   Photos   Terrorism in Nigeria   Wikipedia: Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping  
File - Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, attend a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, June 2, 2014. BBC News
Nigerian women and girls 'escape from Boko Haram'
More than 60 women and girls are reported to have escaped from the Nigerian Islamist group Boko Haram, security sources say. | They were among 68 abducted last month near... (photo: AP / Jossy Ola)
Boko Haram   Human Rights   Nigerian Conflict   Photos   Wikipedia: Chibok schoolgirl kidnapping  
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- Niger's agreement with French mining group "incompl
- Niger Delta'll Experience Prosperity, Non-Oil Economic B
- Niger Delta Communities and Burden of Oil Spillages
- French president Hollande visits Niger on tour
- French president Hollande visits Niger on tour
- French President Hollande Visits Niger on Tour
- French president Hollande visits Niger on tour
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- French president Hollande visits Niger on tour
- Niger seeks funds for Nigeriens Nourish Nigeriens agricultur
Wildlife & Nature Human Rights
- Nasa Images Help Scientists Track Climate Change Emissions
- State Dept. On UN Envoys for Climate Change, Great Lakes
- South Africa: Rhinos May Be Split Up
- Shacks in Masiphumelele Wetland Area Drenched
Indian Elephant  rest inside the Alipore Zoo in Kolkata in Eastern India City
6 Hotels Where You Are Guaranteed To See Wildlife
- Zambian child bride: 'I was forced to marry a stranger&
- C.A.R. Leader Appeals for Ceasefire as Talks Open in Congo
- Press Swazi Gov on Human Rights - R2K
- Uganda's street children: 'The police beat us with c
File - Some of the escaped Kidnapped girls of the government secondary school Chibok, attend a meeting with Borno state governor, Kashim Shettima, in Maiduguri, Nigeria, Monday, June 2, 2014.
Nigerian women and girls 'escape from Boko Haram'