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November 1, 2017 7:04 AM Lupita Nyong’o, Josh Gad Set To Star In Zombie Horror-Comedy ‘Little Monsters’

Oscar-winning 12 Years a Slave and Star Wars: The Force Awakens star Lupita Nyong’o and Frozen and Beauty and the Beast star Josh Gad have signed on to star in Little Monsters. And no, it’s not a remake of the greatest movie ever made starring Fred Savage and Howie Mandel. They join Alexander England (Alien: Covenant, Gods of Egypt) on the cast. The movie 10

October 31, 2017 6:08 AM CAF Champions League hits critical mass [Football Planet]

On this episode of the Football Planet: The first leg of the 2017 CAF Champions League final was played on Saturday and it was visiting Moroccans Wydad Casablanca who frustrated wasteful home side Al Ahly to a 1-1 draw at the Borg El Arab Stadium in Egypt. England are the World U17 Champions after they finished off a dominant display and coming from behind 4

October 31, 2017 3:23 AM Global Voices Summit 2017: Countdown to Sri Lanka! · Global Voices

Afghanistan, Argentina, Australia, Azerbaijan, Bangladesh, Bolivia, Brazil, Canada, Chile, China, Colombia, Denmark, Ecuador, Egypt, Ethiopia, France, Germany, Greece, Guinea, India, Indonesia, Iran, Italy, Jamaica, Japan, Jordan, Kenya, Lebanon, Macedonia, Madagascar, Maldives, Mexico, Mozambique, Myanmar, Nepal, Nigeria, Pakistan, Palestine, Peru, Philippines 9

October 28, 2017 4:04 PM Gor Maha defender called for Uganda Cranes WCQ

Gor Mahia defender, Godfrey Walusimbi has received a second cal to eh Uganda Cranes squad. The East Africa football giants will travel to Congo Brazzaville on November 12 for a World Cup qualifier. Walusimbi who extended his stay at K’Ogalo was once again handed the second call-up in under a month after he was made it to Uganda Crane’s squad that played 9

October 26, 2017 2:02 PM Somalia: African Union and U.S. Agree to Partner in Countering Extremism

The United States and the African Union (AU) have vowed to partner in countering violent extremism on the African continent. The U.S. mission to the AU and the AU on Wednesday kicked off a three-day session dubbed "Countering Violent Extremism (CVE) Week" at the headquarters of the pan-African bloc in Ethiopia's capital Addis Ababa. Amadou Diaw, Assistant 2

October 25, 2017 11:09 PM Nonprofit works with veterinarians and farmers to protect rhinos from poachers in South Africa

Christine Romo/ABC News(SOUTH AFRICA) — It may seem like a jarring scene — a rhinoceros, sedated, as veterinary staff saw off its horn — but this is now becoming increasingly common across South Africa as farmers and others desperately try to save the animals from extinction. “It’s the lesser of two evils. Do you leave the horn and let someone poach 9

October 24, 2017 7:04 AM How coffee cartels from Uganda are minting millions from Kenyan coffee

It is 7.30pm on a Saturday at Bumbo market in Uganda, barely 3km from the Kenyan border at Lwakhakha. Lorries, pickups and motorcycles have flooded the market. The passengers are sitting on huge sacks. I quickly identify one of them, Wafula (not his real name) because we went to the same primary school. He tells me he does not use his real name. Wafula 5

October 20, 2017 4:22 PM Egypt, Sudan, Ethiopia ministers to hold another round of dam negotiations

The water ministers from Egypt, Sudan and Ethiopia agreed Thursday to hold a new round of negotiations at the ministerial level to discuss their main points of disagreement on the Ethiopian Renaissance Dam. The three countries’ water ministers approved the draft guiding principles during the meeting of the National Committee. These principles will guide 1

October 19, 2017 10:29 AM When is the African Nations Championship draw: Everything you need to know

African teams collide in November when the African Nations Championship draw will be made and 16 teams know their fate towards continental glory. Congo DR made history in 2016 by becoming the first team to win two titles but they will be missing out after being dumped by Congo-Brazzaville. Libya are the only past champions in this edition. However, the Mediterranean 59

October 18, 2017 8:32 PM Jihadists claiming to be 'Islamic State in Central Africa' call for militants to join them in the Democratic Republic of the Congo as Middle East 'caliphate' crumbles

Jihadists claiming to be 'Islamic State in Central Africa' have called for militants to join them in the Democratic Republic of the Congo after the extremist group's self-styled 'capital', Raqqa, was reclaimed by US-backed Syrian forces. A video circulating on pro-ISIS sites purports to be a message from dedicated jihadis, although ISIS has not expanded