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2012-04-10 20:39:12 Onion Farmers Bitter Over Market Glut [IPS] Niamey - Bitterness is written all over Boureïma Hamado's face as he prepares to return home after selling his onion crop at the Katako market in the Nigerien capital, Niamey. He's taken a big loss on the harvest.

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Monday, 07-06-15, 12:57Buhari Calls for Faster Deployment of Regional Force[Cameroon Tribune] President Muhammadu Buhari made the call last weekend after more than 200 people died in a wave of Boko Haram attacks.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:56Schooling Slashes HIV Rates[SciDev.Net] Increasing secondary school attendance in Botswana slashed HIV infection rates of adults, with the greatest drop among women, a study finds.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:48Senegal's Teachers Struggle With the Clash Between Science and Faith[The Conversation Africa] Senegal is a deeply religious country. About 90% of the West African nation's residents are Muslim, about 5% are Christian and the rest identify as animist - they believe that natural objects, idols or fetishes have magical power. Many Senegalese embrace at least some elements of animism even if they are Muslim or Christian.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:47What's Holding Back Ghana's Progress in Reducing Maternal Mortality[The Conversation Africa] Ghana has made significant progress in reducing the number of mothers who die from complications during labour and after childbirth in the last 25 years.
Monday, 07-06-15, 12:47Assassinated Prosecutor General's Case Referred to State Security Prosecutors[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Late prosecutor general Hisham Barakat's case was referred to State Security prosecutors on Monday for further investigation, the prosecution said in a statement.

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