This week, we're taking a look at the continuing saga of the presidential elections in Senegal, as well as a list of 10 African technology start-up businesses that are worth watching. As well, we're reading two sports stories, about a South African pitcher who's attending training camp for the Chicago Cubs; and a story on Mathais Kiwanuka of the New York Giants football team, who just won the Super Bowl championship.
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Two Terms and Maybe You’re Out in Senegal
Source: The Economist
Ten African Tech Start-Ups Worth Watching
Egyptian Investigation Against Americans to Continue, Says Prime Minister
Source: Al Jazeera
Did Early Humans Ride the Waves From Africa to Australia?
Source: The Wall Street Journal
Mathias Kiwanuka Wins Super Bowl—And Doesn’t Forget Uganda
Source: The Daily Monitor (Uganda)
No Nationalization of Mines in South Africa, Says Shabangu
Source: Mail and Guardian (South Africa)
Thousands Flee Rebel Attacks in Mali
Source: IOL (South Africa)
Rapper 50 Cent Travels to Kenya To Raise Famine Awareness
Source: The Star (Kenya)
First South African Pitcher to Join Chicago Cubs For Spring Training
Source: Major League Baseball
Nigerians Streaming to Cameroon After Increased Attacks
Source: News24 (South Africa)