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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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Yuan Passes Canada Dollar to Rank Fifth for Global Payments
BusinessWeek - 7 Hours ago
-- A hacker group going by the name Lizard Squad has taken responsibility for taking many sites going off-line recently. Just who is the Lizard Squad? Jan 23, 2015 Jan. 23 -- The beer can is celebrating
Goldman Sees Commodities as Worst Pick Before Year-End Rally BusinessWeek
FastJet Mulls Tanzania-Kenya Flights as License Delayed BusinessWeek
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South African Markets - Factors to watch on Jan 28
Reuters Africa - 6 Hours ago
The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Wednesday. DIARY For South
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Taps Run Dry in Malawi’s Business Hub as Floods Cut Water Supply
Bloomberg - 5 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- When floods crippled the main water plant supplying Blantyre, Malawi’s commercial capital, on Jan. 7, Florence Master was forced to draw water from the murky Chilobwe River. Three weeks
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Ivory Coast to Sell Eurobond in February, Finance Minister Says
Bloomberg - 6 Hours ago
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WFP cuts food rations to 150,000 refugees in Uganda
CHINAdaily USA - 7 Hours ago
Children from Bunia in eastern Democratic Republic of Congo have a meal at the Kyangwali refugee settlement in Hoima district in Western Uganda, March 25, 2014. [Photo/Agencies] KAMPALA - The UN World
XINHUA - WFP cuts food rations to 150,000 refugees in Uganda Namibia Press Agency
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Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital
CHINAdaily.com.cn - 10 Hours ago
TRIPOLI - Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favoured by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people, including foreigners, before blowing themselves
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Somalia’s Prime Minister Makes Second Attempt to Form Government
Bloomberg - 6 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Somalia’s prime minister nominated a 20-member cabinet, his second attempt at forming a government almost two months after his predecessor was ousted in a dispute with the country’s president.
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Disputed Libyan Leader Blames Rival for Hotel Attack
Bloomberg View - 7 Hours ago
The terrorist attack at the Corinthia Hotel in Tripoli, Libya, that killed at least nine civilians including an American, was perpetrated by a rival government with the help of Egypt, not by Islamic State
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Soldiers return home after fighting Ebola virus in Liberia
USA Today - 7 Hours ago
Caitlin Miller, far right, smiles as a charter plane carrying her husband, U.S. Army 1st Lt. Michael Miller of the 101st Airborne touches down at Campbell Army Airfield.Around 100 soldiers from the 101st
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Bamboo bicycles take off in Ghana
CNN - 8 Hours ago
Kwabena Danso is the founder of Boomers International -- a bicycle company with a difference.
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Dance until you break: Mozambique's 'Marrabenta'
CNN - 8 Hours ago
Story highlights Marrabenta is the distinctive national music of Mozambique Originally played with tin-can guitars at gatherings, it combines Portuguese folk with Mozambican dance rhythms Neyma, one of
Dance 'til you break: exploring Mozambique's Marrabenta CNN
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Sika AG to acquire assets of Duro-Moza in Mozambique
Reuters UK - 8 Hours ago
Thomson Reuters is the world's largest international multimedia news agency, providing investing news , world news , business news , technology news , headline news, small business news, news alerts,
Swiss company acquires Mozambique’s Duro-Moza Club of Mozambique
Sika acquires mortar and tile adhesive maker in Mozambique Chemical Week
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A view from Liberia: Peace Corps fights Ebola
CNN - 9 Hours ago
Photos: The Ebola epidemic 47 photos Hide Caption 1 of 47 Photos: The Ebola epidemic 47 photos Hide Caption 2 of 47 Photos: The Ebola epidemic 47 photos Liberian President Ellen Johnson
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Lewis Leads Longest Rally in 7 Years for South African Retailers 14 hours ago
Bloomberg - 9 Hours ago
(Bloomberg) -- Lewis Group Ltd., South Africa’s second-largest listed furniture seller, led an advance among local retailers after trading improved and sliding oil prices brightened the outlook for consumers.
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Algeria, Ghana progress
CNN - 9 Hours ago
Africa Cup of Nations 2015 29 photos Africa Cup of Nations 2015 – Algeria players celebrate after Riyad Mahrez opened the scoring in their country's Group C AFCON fixture against Senegal. Hide Caption
Africa Group of Death ax swings late Africa News Wire
Algeria, Ghana progress in Africa Cup CNN
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INDONESIA'S SEARCH AND RESCUE AGENCY SAYS WILL CONTINUE SEARCH FOR VICTIMS OF CRASHED
Reuters Africa - 9 Hours ago
© Thomson Reuters 2015 All rights reserved Market Update Africa US Europe Asia UK £ USD =1.5168 Euro USD =1.1338 Rand USD =0.0864 af.reuters.com: Help and Contact Us Thomson
Indonesian agency to continue search efforts for AirAsia crash victims BT Invest
RAMSTEIN AIR BASE, GERMANY - U.S. CITIZEN KILLED IN LIBYA ATTACK, SENIOR STATE DEPARTMENT Reuters Africa
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Libya's power vacuum
CNN - 9 Hours ago
The New America Foundation's Barak Barfi speaks to CNN Today about the recent surge of jihad in Libya and how extremists are exploiting the power vacuum.
Libya's power vacuum problem CNN
Libya's power vacuum woes CNN
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Gunmen kill at least 9 in attack on hotel in Libyan capital
Washington Post - 10 Hours ago
By Reuters, TRIPOLI, LIBYA — Heavily armed gunmen stormed a luxury hotel in Tripoli favored by Libyan officials and visiting delegations on Tuesday, killing at least nine people, including an American
Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital Frontier Post
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Ghana, Algeria advance to Nations Cup quarter-finals
Reuters India - 10 Hours ago
3:02am IST MONGOMO, Equatorial Guinea (Reuters) - Ghana produced a storming comeback and Algeria ratified their top ranking as both advanced to the African Nations Cup quarter-finals on Tuesday
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Surge in dollar-debt leaves some African nations exposed- think tank
Reuters Africa - 11 Hours ago
DAKAR Jan 27 (Reuters) - A surge in foreign debt issuance by African nations has left some fragile economies exposed to the risk of billions of dollars in foreign exchange related losses if the U.S. currency
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Dozen die in luxury hotel attack
CNN - 12 Hours ago
Story highlights Libyan spokesman says death toll is at least 10 people at hotel and two attackers Siege is over and the gunmen are dead, hotel company spokesman says An American security contractor is
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African Eurobond Investors Face $10 Billion Losses, Says ODI
Bloomberg - 12 Hours ago
Investors in African Eurobonds face losses of more than $10 billion because of the weakness of currencies on the continent, according to a report published on Wednesday by U.K. research center the Overseas
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Surge in dollar-debt leaves some African nations exposed- think tank
Reuters - 12 Hours ago
Jan 27 (Reuters) - A surge in foreign debt issuance by African nations has left some fragile economies exposed to the risk of billions of dollars in foreign exchange related losses if the U.S. currency
Surge in dollar-debt leaves some African nations exposed - think tank Interactive Investor
Surge in dollar-debt leaves some African nations exposed - think tank (Reuters) West Australian
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UPDATE 9-Nine killed as gunmen storm luxury hotel in Libyan capital
Reuters UK - 12 Hours ago
* American, Frenchman among five foreigners dead - security aide * Three guards killed by car bomb outside hotel * Among worst attacks on foreigners since 2011 revolt * Libya unravelling from factional
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Cameroon, Ivory Coast clash in tense Nations Cup Group D finish
Yahoo! Finance - 6 Hours ago
Malabo (Equatorial Guinea) (AFP) - The old adage that everything will be decided on the pitch may not prove to be true in the case of Group D at this year's Africa Cup of Nations. All four matches in
Cameroon and Ivory Coast clash in tense Group D finish Africa News Wire
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