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Moody’s Says Nigeria’s Economy Resilient in Face of Oil Plunge 
BusinessWeek - 9 Hours ago
Moody’s Investors Service said Nigeria’s economy remains resilient in the face of falling oil prices even as the currency slumped to a record low and growth in Africa’s largest crude producer is set to     Add Comment

Tekmira to test Ebola drugs in Africa 
CNBC - 9 Hours ago
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals will supply one of its experimental Ebola treatments for clinical studies to be conducted in West Africa by a consortium that includes England's Oxford university, the Canadian     Add Comment

Belgium scraps $50 mln aid as Rwanda fails to meet democracy target 
Reuters Africa - 9 Hours ago
By Clement Uwiringiyimana KIGALI Dec 22 (Reuters) - Belgium has scrapped 40-million-euro ($50-million) of aid to Rwanda over its failure to meet media freedom and governance targets, a diplomat     Add Comment

UPDATE 2-Twin bomb blasts in northeast Nigeria bus station kill 20 
Reuters Africa - 9 Hours ago
(Adds details, background) ABUJA Dec 22 (Reuters) - A bomb blast at a bus station in the northeast Nigerian city of Gombe on Monday killed at least 15 people and wounded 21, an official from the     Add Comment

Old-guard insider wins Tunisian presidency, preliminary count shows 
Los Angeles Times - 9 Hours ago
In a triumph of the old guard, a former senior member of Tunisia’s pre-revolution government has won the presidency, according to official preliminary results released Monday. Though the results did     Add Comment

Tekmira to test Ebola drugs in West Africa 
CNBC - 9 Hours ago
Tekmira Pharmaceuticals will supply one of its experimental Ebola treatments for clinical studies to be conducted in West Africa by a consortium that includes England's Oxford university, the Canadian     Add Comment

Nearly 2000 Businesses Operate in Central Africa as a Result... 
San Francisco Chronicle - 10 Hours ago
It was reported that Interweave Solutions helped thousands of individuals overcome poverty in Africa through their self-reliance initiatives and collaboration with the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day
Nearly 2000 Businesses Operate in Central Africa as a Result of Interweave Solutions'  Review Seeker
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Informal counterinsurgency from Iraq to Nigeria: Who pays the price? 
Washington Post - 10 Hours ago
By December 22 at 10:43 AM Iraqi soldiers supported by volunteers from a Shiite militia taking up a position outside a barracks, near Amerli, north of Iraq, on Nov. 26. (EPA/Ali Mohammed) The
Monkey Cage: Informal counterinsurgency from Iraq to Nigeria: Who pays the price? Washington Post
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South African stocks end tad lower, Sasol weighs 
Reuters Africa - 10 Hours ago
JOHANNESBURG Dec 22 (Reuters) - South African stocks fell on Monday, dragged down by blue-chip heavyweight Sasol as the price of crude oil gave up earlier gains and skidded back towards $60 a barrel,     Add Comment

Nigerian Police Say Car Bomb Kills 16, Wounds 25 at Bus Station in Northeastern  
ABC News - 10 Hours ago
Nigerian police say car bomb kills 16, wounds 25 at bus station in northeastern city of Gombe.    Add Comment

Libya not producing enough oil for own needs, NOC says 
CNBC - 10 Hours ago
TRIPOLI, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Libya's oil output cannot even cover its own needs, the National Oil Corp (NOC) said on Monday, as the country struggles with fighting and protests that have hampered production
NOC: Libya Not Producing Enough Oil for Own Needs Maritime Global News
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Look who's joining the space race 
CNN - 10 Hours ago
"Techonomics" focuses on how technology is revolutionizing the way we live and do business. Looking at new business models and innovations, CNN explains and analyzes all aspects of this disruptive global
Will space be Africa's industry of future? CNN
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Associa Expands to Middle East and North Africa Region 
CNBC - 11 Hours ago
DUBAI, United Arab Emirates--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Associa , the largest and most respected community management provider, announces its expansion into the Middle East and North Africa (MENA) region with
ASSOCIA : Expands to Middle East and North Africa Region 4 Traders
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Secular Essebsi Wins Tunisia’s First Presidential Elections 
BusinessWeek - 11 Hours ago
Secularist politician Beji Caid Essebsi has won Tunisia’s first presidential elections after taking more than half of the vote, preliminary results show. The 88-year-old Essebsi won 55.68 percent of     Add Comment

School meals the new gourmet cuisine? 
CNN - 10 Hours ago
The children of Mbuyoni primary school in Dar es Salaam dig and water the crops in their school garden. Since 2011, the school has grown and cultivated its own vegetables. A child carries a pale of
What's cooking in Tanzania? CNN
School meals: New gourmet cuisine? CNN
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Geopolitics Key to South Africa’s $100 Billion Nuclear Plan 
La Repubblica - 11 Hours ago
(Adds new power plants in sixth paragraph.) “Geopolitical and industrial relations between South Africa and the nuclear-vendor countries will play an important role,” Des Muller, the head of Johannesburg-based
SA’s $100bn nuclear project: Politics, not economics, will determine winners BizNews.com
Geopolitics Key to South Africa’s $100 Billion Nuclear Project Bloomberg
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Draw for Confederation Cup held 
BBC - 11 Hours ago
African Champions League runners-up AS Vita Club of DR Congo have been given a bye into the first round of the 2015 Confederation Cup. Vita will face the winners of the preliminary round tie between     Add Comment

African Champs League draw completed 
BBC - 11 Hours ago
African champions Entente Setif will begin the defence of their title against Barrack Young Controllers of Liberia or The Gambia's Real de Banjul. The Algerians along with six other clubs were given     Add Comment

UPDATE 1-Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisian election, riots break out in south 
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
* Essebsi, former speaker under Ben Ali, wins Tunisia election * Poll is final step in democratic transition after uprising By Tarek Amara TUNIS, Dec 22 (Reuters) - Veteran politician
Veteran Essebsi wins Tunisian election, riots break out in south Yahoo! Canada
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Presidents Meet to Discuss Peace in South Sudan 
ABC News - 12 Hours ago
South Africa's government says President Jacob Zuma has travelled to East Africa for talks on the South Sudan peace process. Spokesman Mac Maharaj said Zuma travelled to Tanzania, where he met President     Add Comment
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>>   Charities
Please Don't Give To Charity, But If Give You Must... 
Forbes.com - 10 Hours ago
Americans love giving to charity. I wish they didn’t, because charity is a luxury they cannot afford. With 30 years of retirement coming at them like a freight train and pennies in the piggy bank, their     Add Comment

Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California Accepting College Scholarship  
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
Charity to award over $300,000 in college scholarships to Southland high school seniors PR Newswire LOS ANGELES, Dec. 22, 2014 LOS ANGELES , Dec. 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- As students continue
Ronald McDonald House Charities® of Southern California Accepting College Scholarship  Individual.com
Ronald McDonald House Charities\u00AE of Southern California Accepting College Scholarship  InvestorPoint.com
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Allianz Life Employees Help Local Charities by Donating More Than $114,000 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
Employees help local families by giving money, toys, and more than 24 tons of groceries and clothes MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Dec. 22, 2014-- Employees from (Allianz Life™ "Allianz Life supports
Allianz Life Employees Help Local Charities by Donating More Than $... Finwin
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Dartmoor zoo 'gains charity status' 
BBC - 10 Hours ago
A zoo that inspired a Hollywood film has become a charity, its boss says. The news comes after an online crowdfunding appeal to raise £1.6m for Dartmoor Zoo in Devon closed on Monday after raising nearly     Add Comment

Avis Budget Group Charitable Foundation Embraces the Spirit of Giving All Year Long 
Reuters - 10 Hours ago
PARSIPPANY, N.J., Dec. 22, 2014 (GLOBE NEWSWIRE) -- Avis Budget Group, Inc. (Nasdaq:CAR), through the Avis Budget Group Charitable Foundation, continues its tradition of giving by supporting organizations     Add Comment

Way Back Inn Gives Back to Corporate Housing Leader ABODA 
BusinessWeek - 10 Hours ago
REDMOND, WA -- (Marketwired) -- 12/22/14 -- What started as a graduate school class project at Seattle University transformed into 15 years of support between ABODA, a leading corporate housing firm,
Way Back Inn Gives Back to Corporate Housing Leader ABODA Marketwired Yahoo! Finance
Way Back Inn Gives Back to Corporate Housing Leader ABODA / Transitional Housing  FinanzNachrichten.de
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Steinbrenner Charity to Aid Slain Officer's Sons 
ABC News - 11 Hours ago
The children of slain New York City police officer Rafael Ramos are getting college aid from a charity founded by the late New York Yankees owner George Steinbrenner. Silver Shield Foundation Foundation     Add Comment

A Holiday Gift for the United Way 
Reuters - 12 Hours ago
American Water Provides an End of Year Grant to United Way of Greater Philadelphia and Southern New Jersey New Jersey American Water has provided a bit of holiday cheer to area
American Water Works : A Holiday Gift for the United Way 4 Traders
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'Wee Oscar' charity fraudster jailed 
BBC - 12 Hours ago
A disc jockey has been jailed for eight months for stealing money from a children's cancer charity linked to the Oscar Knox appeal. Gary Neville from Cupar Way in Belfast raised £930 at a charity fundraising
Oscar Knox charity: Fraudster Gary Neville jailed UK Wired News
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How to get the biggest bang for your charity buck 
USA Today - 13 Hours ago
If you have ever tried to sleep during the day at home, you've probably noticed that your phone rings more frequently than Santa's sleigh in a thunderstorm. That's because the good people at your alumni     Add Comment

Data office says NGO has journalist exemption, rejects Steinmetz claim 
Reuters UK - 13 Hours ago
LONDON (Reuters) - Britain's data watchdog has dismissed Israeli billionaire Beny Steinmetz's claims against a campaign group which used data to link him and his BSGR mining business to corruption in     Add Comment

UK data office says NGO has journalist exemption, rejects Steinmetz claim 
Reuters Africa - 13 Hours ago
* Global Witness says is a victory for press freedom * BSGR plans to appeal the decision * BSGR in legal battles with Vale, Rio, Guinea and others By Silvia Antonioli LONDON,     Add Comment

China to enhance charity supervision 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 14 Hours ago
China will further push forward the development of charity organizations and increase supervision over the use of charity funds, the central government announced on Thursday, amid mounting public distrust     Add Comment

China publishes guideline to help philanthropy 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 14 Hours ago
BEIJING - Charitable donations in China will become tax deductible, according to a guideline released by the central government on Thursday. The guideline, published by the State Council, said donations     Add Comment

Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges 
Washington Post - 14 Hours ago
(Scott Eells/Bloomberg) The former chief of contracts for International Relief & Development (IRD) in Arlington Va., one of the largest non-governmental organizations to work in Iraq and Afghanistan,     Add Comment

Following the Millions in LUSH's 'Charity Pot' 
Forbes.com - 15 Hours ago
Recently, I wrote about an organization that helps over 141 nonprofits at once. Needless to say, Christmas came early for me when I learned that LUSH e xpects to help fund 380 in 2015 alone. Funny     Add Comment

Federal Eye: Nonprofit contracting official indicted on bribery charges 
Washington Post - 14 Hours ago
(Scott Eells/Bloomberg) The former chief of contracts for International Relief & Development (IRD) in Arlington Va., one of the largest non-governmental organizations to work in Iraq and Afghanistan,     Add Comment

China to "regulate" foreign NGOs with new law 
Reuters India - 14 Hours ago
4:07pm IST BEIJING (Reuters) - China aims to "regulate" foreign non-governmental organisations (NGOs) under a law being discussed this week, state media said on Monday, which aims to step up supervision     Add Comment

China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs 
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 14 Hours ago
BEIJING - A new bill to regulate overseas nongovernmental organizations (NGOs) was tabled for its first reading on Monday. The bill on NGOs based outside the Chinese mainland was submitted to the bi-monthly
URGENT: China mulls new law to regulate overseas NGOs Namibia Press Agency
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China to 'regulate' foreign NGOs with new law 
Reuters - 15 Hours ago
Chinese President Xi Jinping gives a speech during his visit in Macau to celebrate the 15th anniversary of its handover to the mainland, December 19, 2014. Credit: Reuters/Government Information Bureau     Add Comment
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