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#1 – Nigerian Activist Detained For Fighting For Asylum Seekers In Japan

A prominent Nigerian asylum seeker and activist is being held in solitary at a Tokyo detention centre, a case that has highlighted a growing crackdown on foreigners living in Japan without visas and prompted demands for her release. Read More >> Source:

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#2 – Malawi’s Police Chief Says Social Media Is A Problem In The Force

“I am very worried about the young girls (police officers) we are recruiting nowadays. These girls need to be counselled because some of them spend a lot of time on Whatsapp ... This must stop forthwith because it is creating a bad image for the service.” Read More >> Source: Mail & Guardian Africa

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#3 – What If Being An Entrepreneur Was A Super Power?

Andile Dube has been buying and fixing up residential buildings in South Africa since he was at university, but now he is trying to teach other young people the secrets of his success - using a comic book. Read More >> Source: BBC

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#4 – Madagascar’s First Pizza Joint

Gastronomie Pizza is Madagascar's first ever pizza joint and also the country's largest fast food outlet. Owner Chef Mbinina shares his tricks of the trade. Read More >> Source: CNN

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#5 – A New Feeding Scheme Ensures Kids Go To School In Liberia

The food and cooking facilities are provided by Mary’s Meals, a Scottish charity that operates across Liberia. The organisation provides a daily school meal to about 140,000 children in 466 public and privately-run schools countrywide. Read More >> Source: The Guardian

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#6 – An Overview Of The Continent’s Main Natural Resources

Rich in oil and natural resources, the continent holds a strategic position. It is the world's fastest-growing region for foreign direct investment, and it has approximately 30 percent of the earth's remaining mineral resources. Read More >> Source: Al Jazeera

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#7 – South African President Blocks Corruption Report Into State Capture

It is the latest chapter in a series of corruption scandals in the past year that have eroded support for Zuma and his party, the African National Congress. Read More >> Source: Voice Of America

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#8 – Why Is Africa Choosing China Over America?

More African countries are looking East for inspiration on how to grow and manage their economies. According to a survey by Afrobarometer, China is the second-most popular international presence on the continent, only slightly behind the United States. Read More >> Source: Quartz Africa

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#9 – Will Ivorians Vote In The Referendum?

What is less likely is massive voter turnout: while Ivory Coast's political class has been heatedly debating the draft, ordinary citizens have shown considerably less enthusiasm, either for or against it. Read More >> Source: eNCA

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#10 – The Artists To Look Out For At The LagosPhoto Festival

One of the longest running has hit Nigeria's most populous city once again -- LagosPhoto festival. Returning for its sixth year, 2016 looks set to be its most defining, with large-scale outdoor installations taking place around Lagos' congested roads. Read More >> Source: CNN

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