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Trump denies mocking journalist who has disability, demands an apology

Washington Post - ‎2 hours ago‎
A day after he was widely rebuked for mocking a reporter with a physical disability, business mogul and reality TV star Donald Trump on Thursday denied that he had done so and accused the reporter of “using his disability to grandstand.
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Pope Francis in Africa: Leadership and Inspiration in the Fa......

New Vision - ‎8 hours ago‎
A visit by Pope Francis to the UN Environment Programme headquarters in Nairobi as part of his Africa tour will come only days before the beginning of the seminal COP21 climate conference in Paris.
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COP21: State commits to EU plan for 40% emissions reduction

Irish Times - ‎1 hour ago‎
COP21 opens in Paris on Monday with much higher expectations and hopes than the previous global effort in Copenhagen six years ago.
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Tanzania scraps government Christmas cards to save cash

Reuters - ‎8 hours ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM Nov 26 Tanzanian officials will not be allowed to send out the usual government printed Christmas and New Year cards this year as part of belt-tightening measures by the new president.
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Four in Court Over Sh900 Million Rhino Horns - ‎12 hours ago‎
Mbeya - Four Chinese nationals who were arrested a fortnight ago with 11 rhino horns were yesterday charged in Mbeya with economic sabotage.
Four Chinese arraigned for rhino horn smuggling
Tanzania charges 4 Chinese for rhino horn smuggling

Tanzanian gold miner dies after rescue - Information

The Sun - ‎3 hours ago‎
One of the five gold miners rescued in Tanzania after being trapped underground for 41 days has died. Onyiwa Morris, 55, had digestive system complications after being admitted to hospital last week, his doctors said.
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After Roller-Coaster Year, Burkina Votes for New President

NDTV - ‎2 hours ago‎
Supporters of Burkina Faso's presidential candidate Saran Sere Sereme wave placards during a campaign meeting in Ouagadougou on November 26, 2015.
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Dlamini stays, Vavi voted out for good

Times LIVE - ‎4 hours ago‎
The election of new leaders would usher in a "new chapter" in the life of Cosatu, the beleaguered labour union federation's president, Sidumo Dlamini, declared yesterday.
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Kenya and South Africa shelve protests against International Criminal Court

The Globe and Mail - ‎1 hour ago‎
An African assault on the International Criminal Court fizzled into a mild retreat on Thursday as the court's biggest critics abandoned their threats of quitting.
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Debate over rhino horn trade ramps up as South Africa ban is lifted

Los Angeles Times - ‎37 minutes ago‎
A rhino is blindfolded before being transported to a protected area in South Africa, which has lifted a ban on domestic rhino horn trading.
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EALA Overrules Burundi Move to Recall Lawmakers - ‎16 hours ago‎
The East African Legislative Assembly (EALA) has overruled a decision by the Burundian Parliament to recall four of its nine representatives in the regional assembly.
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Mother of Baby Allegedly Abandoned at Nativity Scene Identified, Will Not Face ...

People Magazine - ‎5 hours ago‎
The mother who allegedly abandoned a baby outside a New York City church has been identified but she will not face criminal charges, Queens District Attorney Richard Brown announced late Wednesday.
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China overhauls military as India drags feet

Times of India - ‎3 hours ago‎
NEW DELHI: While India continues to drag its feet in setting up joint structures to give its armed forces a better punch from limited budgetary resources, the red dragon across the border is further sharpening its offensive claws.
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Men must take stand on abuse

Independent Online - ‎12 hours ago‎
Women and children are seen as objects upon whom men exert their anger and frustration, writes Adv Hishaam Mohamed. Wednesday marked the start of the 16 Days of Activism for No Violence Against Women and Children.

80 Ugandan artisans to exhibit in Tanzania

New Vision - ‎13 hours ago‎
EIGHTY artisans from Uganda have confirmed participation in the 16th edition of the East African Community Jua Kali / Nguvu Kazi Exhibition that will take place from November 30 to December 6, 2015 in Dar es Salaam, Tanzania.

UK aid-funded solar power brings light to Tanzanian farmers

E&T magazine - ‎9 hours ago‎
A scheme backed by the Department for International Development is bringing household solar systems to remote, rural areas of Tanzania.

Most Tanzanians rely on unsafe water despite government efforts: survey

Reuters - ‎9 hours ago‎
DAR ES SALAAM (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Only one in three people in Tanzania has access to piped water despite government efforts to improve water supplies with most of the population still relying on unsafe water that brings the risk of disease, ...

Premier to Grill Top Officials Over BRT - ‎11 hours ago‎
Dar es Salaam - Prime Minister Majaliwa Kasim Majaliwa has summoned top government executives to explain why the much-awaited Dar es Salaam Rapid Transit (Dart) commuter system is not yet operating.
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Raspberry Pi Zero is an incredibly small, $7 computer

Sydney Morning Herald - ‎4 hours ago‎
Imagine, a full computer so small and cheap that you can get one for free, stuck to the front of a magazine like a sample of hand soap.
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ISIS: Ghost Sec, Anonymous hack Islamic State website - ‎2 hours ago‎
IT'S enough to make Islamic State sit up and take notice, or at the very least get a little hot under the collar. A group associated with activist group Anonymous has hacked into the a supporting website for the terror group in the latest online attack ...
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Sony's PlayStation 4 scores more than 30 million sales

The Australian - ‎1 hour ago‎
Sony said Wednesday that it has sold more than 30.2 million PlayStation 4 video game consoles, two years after the launch of a system that the company says has sold faster than any of its predecessors.
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Band keen to return to Bataclan

The Straits Times - ‎5 hours ago‎
NEW YORK • California rockers Eagles Of Death Metal want to be the first band to play at the Bataclan theatre when the Paris venue reopens after the November attacks targeted their gig.
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Sutton dancer to appear in 'The Nutcracker'

Millbury-Sutton Chronicle - ‎6 hours ago‎
Gwenyth Bechunas Ballet Arts Worcester announces the 9th annual production of The Nutcracker Ballet at The Hanover Theatre for the Performing Arts.
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Singapore lifts ban on 18th-century novel Fanny Hill - ‎11 hours ago‎
Singapore has lifted a ban on more than 240 books and publications - including Fanny Hill, an erotic novel set in London which was first published in 1748.

Stars Beat Amavubi to Quarters - ‎Nov 25, 2015‎
Addis Ababa - Kilimanjaro Stars have romped into 2015 Cecafa Senior Challenge Cup quarterfinals, after beating Rwanda 2-1 in their tense Group A match played here yesterday.
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#CECAFA : #Ethiopia 2-0 #Somalia,Somali football team lost for the second time ...

Diplomat News Network - ‎12 hours ago‎
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia (Agencies + DIPLOMAT.SO) - The lively 12th player at the Awassa Stadium terraces played a great role as host nation for the 2015 CECAFA Senior Challenge Cup tournament, Ethiopia edged Somalia 2-0 on Wednesday.
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Mauricio Pochettino confident Harry Kane will stay at Tottenham

SkySports - ‎4 hours ago‎
Mauricio Pochettino says Harry Kane's future is at Tottenham after watching the England forward fire his side into the knockout stages of the Europa League.
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Record chasing Vardy in the spotlight against United

Yahoo News UK - ‎11 minutes ago‎
All eyes will be on Leicester striker Jamie Vardy on Saturday when he tries to become the first player to score in 11 consecutive Premier League games in a top-of-the-table showdown with Manchester United.

How beekeeping changes status of Pangani farmers

Daily News | The National Newspaper (press release) (blog) - ‎21 hours ago‎
APIPHOBIA or the fear of bees is a common zoophobia affecting a size able part of the population. The word is derived from Latin 'api' which means bees and Greek 'Phobos' meaning deep dread or fear.

Mars to lose its largest moon, Phobos, but gain a ring

Financial Company Voices - ‎Nov 25, 2015‎
According to NASA, the larger Martian moon, Phobos, is spiraling in toward the Red Planet and will eventually be destroyed in tens of millions of years, but it turns out that it may have a second career after its death.
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The Theory of General Relativity: A Guide for the Perplexed

Haaretz - ‎9 hours ago‎
Why did Einstein develop the theory? What is its actual significance? And what does all this have to do with black holes? Profs. Zohar Komargodski and Ofer Aharony explain Einstein's theory.
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US space-mining law seen leading to possible treaty violations - ‎2 hours ago‎
U.S. President Barack Obama signed legislation on Wednesday providing a framework for space companies to mine ore from asteroids and other bodies, but legal critics are worried the measure could lead to violations of international law.
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HIV epidemic sweeps Europe with record number of cases reported

Daily Mail - ‎4 hours ago‎
The outbreak was described by a world health expert as 'a serious concern' with more than 142,000 new cases last year alone - the most since reporting began in the 1980s.
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Too Much Sitting Hurts Heart Patients' Health

U.S. News & World Report - ‎1 hour ago‎
THURSDAY, Nov. 26, 2015 (HealthDay News) -- Even with regular exercise, people with heart disease who sit too much have worse health than those who sit less, a new study suggests.
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Adolescent deaths from AIDS tripled since 2000: UNICEF

ABS CBN News - ‎43 minutes ago‎
JOHANNESBURG, South Africa - The number of adolescents dying from AIDS has tripled over the last 15 years, most of them having acquired the disease when they were infants, according to figures released Friday by UNICEF.
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#CondomChallenge takes over social media: does it really promote safe sex?

WGBA-TV - ‎4 hours ago‎
How it works: a person takes a condom, fills it up with water, and then has a partner drop it over the top of his or her head. It forms a bubble around the persons face for several seconds before popping.