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EUROZONE CRISIS 
The Eurozone crisis has become a buzzword, but most people are oblivious as to how this will affect them personally. The crisis was sparked by Greece's inability to meet its borrowing obligations, very similar to a situation where you are unable to pay your bank loan due to a job loss or cut in salary. Because of this, many banks who were lenders to Greece are experiencing a cash crunch.

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Dangote Cement Nigeria Reports Profit Jump on African Expansion
Bloomberg - 19 Hours ago
Dangote Cement Plc, Africa’s biggest producer of the material, reported a 28 percent rise in profit, saying its expansion plans have paid off and helped make up for “uncertainties” in its home market
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Morocco Celebrates 16 Years of Progress Under King Mohammed VI's Leadership
Reuters - 20 Hours ago
King Mohammed Sets Forth Detailed Domestic and Foreign Policy Priorities on Education, Development, Security, Governance WASHINGTON, DC --(Marketwired - July 30, 2015) - Today marks the 16th anniversary
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HIV status, knowledge low among heterosexual South African couples
Reuters UK - 20 Hours ago
(Reuters Health) - Less than half of men in a high-risk South African township knew whether their partners had ever been tested for HIV, and women weren’t much more informed, according to a survey of
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HCN Declares Second Quarter 2015 Dividend
Bloomberg - 20 Hours ago
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Ashelim solar energy station signs NIS 100m Rioglass deal [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel] Bloomberg
ARM buys Israeli co Sansa Security for $85m [Globes, Tel Aviv, Israel] Bloomberg
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As world mourns Cecil the lion, 5 Kenyan elephants were slain
San Francisco Chronicle - 21 Hours ago
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San Francisco Chronicle - 21 Hours ago
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Nigerian Army Frees More than 50 People From Boko Haram
Time - 21 Hours ago
Bayo Omoboriowo—Reuters Nigeria's President Muhammadu Buhari, left, walks on a red carpet with Cameroon's President Paul Biya, right, as he arrives on an official visit to Cameroon in Yaounde on July
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Cecil's death causes tourism drop in Zimbabwe
USA Today - 22 Hours ago
HARARE, Zimbabwe — The global outcry over the killing of iconic Cecil the lion has already caused a drop in tourists to Zimbabwe, officials said Thursday. "Our tourism sector, which was booming, has
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UPDATE 2-Egypt central bank keeps benchmark rates unchanged - statement
Reuters - 22 Hours ago
(Adds central bank quotes) (Reuters) - Egypt's central bank kept its benchmark interest rates unchanged at a monetary policy committee meeting on Thursday. The overnight deposit rate remained 8.75
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NBA-Biyombo expects Africa to benefit from NBA exhibition
Reuters Africa - 22 Hours ago
TORONTO, July 30 (Reuters) - Congolese center Bismack Biyombo did not grow up playing on gleaming hardwood floors in Africa but hopes today's youth will get that chance after the National Basketball Association's
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Two freed on bail in death of lion
CNN - 22 Hours ago
Story highlights Zimbabwean land owner and professional hunter are freed on bail Minnesota dentist says he relied on expertise of local guides "to ensure a legal hunt" Zimbabwe officials say the American
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Nigerian Soldiers Rescue 71 Children, Women From Boko Haram
ABC News - 22 Hours ago
Nigeria's military says soldiers rescued 71 girls and women in firefights that killed several Boko Haram militants in the country's northeast. Some of the captives say they were in the clutches of
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UPDATE 1-Zambia's CEC to reduce power supply to mines - industry official
Reuters - 22 Hours ago
(Adds background) (Reuters) - Zambia's Copperbelt Energy Corporation will cut power supply to mines it services by 30 percent from midnight, a senior industry official said on Thursday. Copperbelt
Zambia’s CEC to reduce power supply to mines, official says Energy Mix Report
Zambia's CEC to reduce power supply to mines - industry official Yahoo! Finance UK and Ireland
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Malawi a model for Africa in liberalizing abortion, activists say
Reuters UK - 22 Hours ago
NAIROBI (Thomson Reuters Foundation) - Malawi's use of evidence-based research to build support for a more liberal stance on abortion can make it a role model for Africa, campaigners said, following publication
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COLUMN-Despite $7 billion to 'Power Africa,' why the continent is still in the dark
Reuters - 22 Hours ago
(Kenneth Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Edward Miguel is the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource
COLUMN-Despite $7 billion to ‘Power Africa,’ why the continent is still in the dark Energy Mix Report
Despite $7 billion to ‘Power Africa,’ why the continent is still in the dark Reuters UK
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COLUMN-Despite $7 billion to 'Power Africa,' why the continent is still in the dark
Reuters Africa - 23 Hours ago
(Kenneth Lee is a Ph.D. candidate in the Department of Agricultural and Resource Economics at the University of California, Berkeley. Edward Miguel is the Oxfam Professor of Environmental and Resource
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Egypt clinch record-equaling eighth African title
Reuters - 23 Hours ago
Egypt claimed a record-equaling eighth title at the Men's African Nations Volleyball Championship by beating Tunisia in straight sets in Cairo on Thursday. The home team, coached by former Italy manager
REUTERS - Volleyball-Egypt clinch record-equalling eighth African title Namibia Press Agency
Volleyball-Egypt clinch record-equalling eighth African title Reuters Africa
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What Cecil the lion means to Zimbabwe
BBC - 23 Hours ago
The prosecutors believe it was a crime - a lion was shot with a bow and arrow after being lured out of its protected zone, only to die 40 hours later from a bullet, and all the while wearing a GPS collar
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VIDEO: Tunisia gunman's 'home had been raided'
BBC - 23 Hours ago
Tunisia Britons' funerals take place 17 July 2015 Funeral for family killed in Tunisia 17 July 2015 Terror attack victim 'huge loss' 17 July 2015 'Tunisia tourism industry is dead' 16 July
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Tunisia gunman's 'home had been raided'
BBC - 23 Hours ago
The home of the man who killed 38 people at a tourist resort in Tunisia had previously been raided by police, according to a BBC Panorama report. Eyewitnesses, speaking to Panorama, claimed that a Tunisian
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US inquiry into African lion killer
BBC - 24 Hours ago
US officials have launched an investigation into the killing of a lion in Zimbabwe but say they have been unable to reach the American involved. The US Fish and Wildlife Service said it was "deeply
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Africa highlights: Thursday 30 July 2015
BBC - 7/30/2015
Key points - UN predicts population boom in Africa - Donor funds for water 'embezzled' in Benin - Nationwide strike by Ghana's doctors - Burundi opposition leader accepts top post - 'Worst-ever'
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UPDATE 2-Zimbabwe halves growth forecast, to cut government wage bill
Reuters Africa - 7/30/2015
* Economic growth revised to 1.5 pct from 3.2 pct * Govt revenue seen falling, aiming to halve wage bill * Biggest earner, agricultural output, hit by drought * Announces measures
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UPDATE 1-Ivory Coast forward sells 1.3 mln T of 2015/16 cocoa -sources
Reuters - 24 Hours ago
(Adds details, quote, change dateline) (Reuters) - The world's top cocoa producer Ivory Coast has forward sold some 1.3 million tonnes of its 2015/2016 harvest, accounting for roughly three-quarters
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U.S. dentist: I regret role in Cecil's death
CNN - 23 Hours ago
Story highlights Zimbabwean land owner and professional hunter are freed on bail Minnesota dentist says he relied on expertise of local guides "to ensure a legal hunt" Zimbabwe officials say the American
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