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>>   South Sudan news
VIDEO: Cholera outbreak in South Sudan 
BBC - 3 Hours ago
A cholera outbreak has spread to nine out of 10 states in South Sudan. Thousands of people have been infected. If untreated, the disease can be fatal. The outbreak also adds to a growing hunger crisis
Cholera outbreak in South Sudan BBC
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News of the day From Across the Globe, July 12 
San Francisco Chronicle - 4 Hours ago
1 Japan quake: A 6.8-magnitude earthquake hit Japan's northern coast near the nuclear power plant crippled in the 2011 earthquake and tsunami. The earthquake early Saturday triggered a small tsunami and     Add Comment

South Sudan’s Crisis Opens Way For ‘Refugee Exodus’ 
Spy Ghana - 5 Hours ago
South Sudaneses refugees at Kule 1 refugee camp in Gambella, Ethiopia, some of 400,000 who have already fled from South Sudan to neighbouring countries. Photo: UNHCR/P.Wiggers The United Nations refugee     Add Comment

South Sudan rebel leader renews call for federalism 
AlMonitor - 5 Hours ago
South Sudan's rebel leader Riek Machar gestures as he speaks during an interview with Reuters in his office in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa, July 9, 2014. (photo by REUTERS/Tiksa Negeri) Author: Al-Hayat     Add Comment

UN: Number of Refugees From South Sudan Sharply Rising 
VOA News - 5 Hours ago
The United Nations refugee agency says it estimates that more than 700,000 refugees will flee Sudan Sudan by the end of the year, more than double the number forecast just a few months ago. The agency     Add Comment

World Briefing: South Sudan: Refugee Crisis Worsens 
New York Times - 5 Hours ago
The number of South Sudanese fleeing for neighboring nations has reached 715,000, the United Nations refugee agency said, amid a civil war and the threat of famine.    Add Comment
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>>   Africa
Senior CPC official meets Ethiopian PM 
People.com.cn - 3 Hours ago
ADDIS ABABA, July 11 -- A senior Communist Party of China (CPC) official on Thursday called on China and Ethiopia to deepen their bilateral cooperation and party-to-party communication . Guo Jinlong,
XINHUA - Senior CPC official meets Ethiopian PM Namibia Press Agency
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VIDEO: Cholera outbreak in South Sudan 
BBC - 3 Hours ago
A cholera outbreak has spread to nine out of 10 states in South Sudan. Thousands of people have been infected. If untreated, the disease can be fatal. The outbreak also adds to a growing hunger crisis
Cholera outbreak in South Sudan BBC
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UN: 50 new Ebola cases in 2 African nations 
Jakarta Post - 3 Hours ago
, 9:10 AM The UN health agency says there have been 50 new Ebola cases in Sierra Leone and Liberia since last week as the disease, among the deadliest in the world, keeps spreading in West Africa.     Add Comment

Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria PLC approves N100 bln debt and or equity public offer;  
Reuters UK - 4 Hours ago
Thu, Jul 10 2014 Lafarge Cement WAPCO Nigeria PLC:Shareholders of Lafarge Cement WAPCO unanimously approved and authorized the board to raise additional capital of 100 bln Nigerian naira through a public     Add Comment

Poverty ad slammed for racial image 
CNN - 5 Hours ago
(CNN) -- A television commercial that prompted complaints for its portrayal of a white woman feeding a young black boy like a dog will not be formally investigated, South Africa's advertising watchdog     Add Comment

Mali Fighting in North Breaks Two-Month Old Cease-Fire Agreement 
BusinessWeek - 5 Hours ago
Fighting broke out in northern Mali yesterday, breaking a two-month old cease-fire between the government separatists, the United Nations and army said. The National Movement for Liberation of Azawad     Add Comment
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>>   International development
OBR 'should get child poverty role' 
Tayside and Fife Courier - 5 Hours ago
A financial watchdog must be given powers to monitor how the Government is tackling child poverty amid claims that progress has "ground to a halt". Labour wants the Office for Budget Responsibility
OBR 'should get child poverty role' A financial watchdog must be given powers to  Wharfvalley
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Poverty problems still exist: NA deputy 
VietNamNet Bridge - 3 Hours ago
VietNamNet Bridge – A multi-dimensional approach covering all aspects of life besides income is needed to tackle poverty, Do Manh Hung, deputy chairman of the National Assembly Social Affairs Committee,     Add Comment

Kathleen Wynne’s pledge to tackle poverty needs fleshing out: Editorial 
Toronto Star Online - 4 Hours ago
There won’t be a lot of surprises when Premier Kathleen Wynne’s government reintroduces its progressive pre-election budget in the Ontario legislature on Monday. The budget was, after all, her stump speech.     Add Comment

‘We just need to be the church,’ says anti-poverty activitists 
Associated Baptist Press - 5 Hours ago
Fifty years after the launch of the war on poverty, Carroll A. Baltimore Sr., president of the Progressive National Baptist Convention, evaluates the results in an interview with ABPnews/Herald. Fifty     Add Comment

‘War on poverty’ remains incomplete after half century, say activists 
Associated Baptist Press - 5 Hours ago
By Robert Dilday It had all the marks of a transformational moment in American life. When President Lyndon B. Johnson declared “unconditional war on poverty” in 1964, around 19 percent of the nation     Add Comment

Morocco Orders 5 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Gaza 
MENAFN - 6 Hours ago
Etihad Airways names new GM for Nigeria, Arab News (MENAFN - Arab News) Etihad Airways the national airline of the UAE has appointed Wuraola Oduntan as its new GM for Nigeria. The appointment is effective     Add Comment
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>>   Human rights
Radio Host Plante: During Humanitarian Crisis, Obama Shoots Pool 
NewsMax.com - 6 Hours ago
While there's a humanitarian crisis going on at the border and the U.S. government is working to figure out what to do with the flood of illegal children, President Barack Obama opts to play pool, says     Add Comment

UN urges Europe to take in more Syrian refugees 
Yahoo! Malaysia - 6 Hours ago
By | IANS India Private Limited/Yahoo India News  –  Geneva, July 12 (IANS) The UN refugee agency Friday called for European countries to grant asylum to a growing number of Syrian refugees, many of
UN tells Europe it must do more to help Syria refugees Business Recorder
UNHCR urges Europe to do more to help Syrian refugees The UN Refugee Agency
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Morocco Orders 5 Million in Humanitarian Aid to Gaza 
MENAFN - 6 Hours ago
Etihad Airways names new GM for Nigeria, Arab News (MENAFN - Arab News) Etihad Airways the national airline of the UAE has appointed Wuraola Oduntan as its new GM for Nigeria. The appointment is effective     Add Comment

The Homeless Spike: Human Rights and Britain's Housing Crisis 
Toward Freedom - 3 Hours ago
In deed if not in word, London's homeless population are now on par with pigeons. No, they have not gained the ability to fly, but they are deemed so troublesome that special "spike" beds have started     Add Comment

OIC need to quickly send humanitarian aid to Gaza – Najib 
The Malaysian Times - 3 Hours ago
KUALA LUMPUR, July 12:   Datuk Seri Najib Tun Razak today called on the Organisation of Islamic Cooperation (OIC) and the United Nations to despatch    humanitarian assistance immediately to the Gaza
Najib urges UN OIC to quickly send humanitarian aid to Gaza Arab Herald
Najib: UN, OIC need to quickly send humanitarian aid to Gaza The Mole
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Christian Missions' Human Rights Advocates 
Christianity Today - 5 Hours ago
sermon illustration Average Rating:   [see ratings/reviews] Many people still have the misconception that most Christian missionaries were like Nathan Price, the mean-spirited patriarch in Barbara     Add Comment
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>>   Black interest
Jesse Jackson Retreats From Attacking Obama on Illegals 
NewsMax.com - 5 Hours ago
The Rev. Jesse Jackson on Friday attacked President Barack Obama for devoting more attention to the illegal immigration crisis than the problems facing the nation's inner cities but walked back from harsher     Add Comment

Court OKs aboriginal pipeline challenge in B.C. 
Metro Canada - 4 Hours ago
VANCOUVER – A Federal Court judge will let a British Columbia First Nation challenge the review process into the expansion of Kinder Morgan’s Trans Mountain oil pipeline. The Tsleil-Waututh (sail-WHA’-tooth)     Add Comment

Why Vanessa Williams Never Thought She'd Win Miss America (VIDEO) 
Huffington Post Black Voices - 4 Hours ago
Thirty years ago, Vanessa Williams made history as the first African-American woman to be crowned Miss America . In her interview for "Oprah's Master Class," Williams says never believed it was really     Add Comment

Artist Makes World Cup Infinitely More Beautiful With Country-Themed Paper Masks 
Huffington Post Black Voices - 4 Hours ago
Normally when we envision "team spirit," images of shirtless dudes covered in paint and beer holding large foam fingers come to mind. Spanish artist Sandra Suarez has provided a far more beautiful option.     Add Comment

Community activist wants Harlem state Sen. Bill Perkins' seat 
New York Daily News - 3 Hours ago
Insiders: Uptown candidate for state senate doesn't stand a chance against vet Harlem pol   Community activist Ruben Vargas, 62, has run for nearly every elected office there is and now he wants to     Add Comment

Union pulls black college support for Koch gift 
Ein News - 4 Hours ago
Jul 11, 2014 - 23:30 GMT WASHINGTON - A powerful government workers' union will end its support for the United Negro College Fund after the group accepted $25 million from the conservative powerhouse     Add Comment
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>>   Technology news
Microsoft layoffs coming soon, analyst says 
CNET Reviews - 12 Hours ago
Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella When Microsoft releases earnings on July 22, the company likely will announce layoffs that range between 5 percent and 10 percent of employee head count, according to Nomura     Add Comment

Akvelon Announces the Release of Kaltura Media Management on Microsoft Azure 
BusinessWeek - 18 Hours ago
/PRNewswire/ -- "Akvelon has partnered with the Kaltura developer community to release an open source Media Management on Microsoft Azure today," stated Toby Rawlinson, Akvelon's Partnership Manager.     Add Comment

MEDIA ALERT: Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Now Available in Equinix Washington D.C.  
KPHO Phoenix - 18 Hours ago
SOURCE Equinix Equinix to Exhibit at Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference 2014 WASHINGTON Additionally, Equinix will be participating in the Microsoft Worldwide Partner Conference (WPC) 2014. The
MEDIA ALERT: Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Now Available in Equinix Washington Finwin
EQUINIX : MEDIA ALERT: Microsoft Azure ExpressRoute Now Available in Equinix Washington  4 Traders
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Despite a Pledge by Samsung, Child Labor Proves Resilient 
Benton Foundation - 17 Hours ago
Source: New York Times Author: David Barboza Coverage Type: reporting Samsung has become a target of labor rights activists. In a new report, China Labor Watch accused Samsung of allowing a supplier     Add Comment

CEO Memo Makes ‘Productivity’ the New Mantra at Microsoft 
BusinessWeek - 7/10/2014
Satya Nadella is now officially a Microsoft Like Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer before him, Nadella has turned to e-mail to spell out his designs for the company. Ballmer’s most recent treatise had explained
CEO Memo Makes ‘Productivity' the New Mantra at Microsoft BusinessWeek
CEO Memo Makes Productivity the New Mantra at Microsoft BusinessWeek
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IBM's $3bn bet on next-gen computers: Carbon nanotubes, neuro chips 
The Register - 7 Hours ago
Build a Business Case: Developing Custom Apps IBM boffins have been given a tidy $3bn cash pile to solve a problem that lurks not too far in our future. That problem is the imminent breakdown in     Add Comment
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