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2012-02-23 04:23:13 'The Web is Very, Very, Very Powerful' [RNW Africa] "I will vote for Wade, of course!" shouts Amadou, a young taxi driver, taking me to my hotel in downtown Dakar. "Wade has worked hard and that's how it works here." We drive past large posters of the various presidential candidates as Amadou points them out: Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Moustapha Niasse and Ousmane Tanor Dieng.

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Monday, 07-28-14, 12:01EFF Condemns SABC's Withdrawal of Live Coverage of the First Year Anniversary[EFF]The Economic Freedom Fighters condemns the SABC's withdrawal of live coverage at the 11th hour. The SABC had confirmed that it will cover the EFF Anniversary rally live on the 24 hour news channel, Channel 404, as well as on an SABC free channel.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:37French Investigators En Route for Air Algérie Crash Site, Debris Scattered Over 500 Metres[RFI]Investigators, including French police and civil aviation officials, were to arrive at the site of the Air Algérie plane crash in Mali on Saturday afternoon. They face a difficult task with wreckage and body parts scattered over 500 metres.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:35'Naked and Afraid' Filmed in Namibia[Namibian]The American reality television series 'Naked and Afraid' has filmed a recent episode in Namibia. Each programme pairs two new contestants - a man and a woman - and places them in harsh environments where they have to survive off the land for 21 days without any clothing.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:35Burying Ebola's Victims in Sierra Leone[IFRC]They are all young men, in their early twenties who, just a few short weeks ago, would have been studying, going to work at a construction site, or ferrying passengers around on their taxi motorbikes.
Monday, 07-28-14, 11:30Nation's Dismal Human Rights Record Just Got Worse[HRW]Swaziland's deteriorating human rights record just got worse today, when a court sentenced a human rights lawyer and an editor to two years in prison - all because they spoke out against the country's chief justice.

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