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K-Bass performs to fight malaria

K-Bass performs to fight malaria

When Bassirima Soro singed on to do the Imagine No Malaria benefit concert Saturday ,he didin’t expect he would get the disease before the show.

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W. African floods kill 159, cause massive suffering

W. African floods kill 159, cause massive suffering

FASS MBAO, Senegal — The only piece of furniture that survived the most recent flood in Fat Dione's house is her bed. It's propped up on cinder blocks and hovers just above the water lapping at the walls of her bedroom.

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Post-coup Mauritania election due

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — A former general who ousted this Islamic nation's first freely elected president is vying to become its legitimate ruler in elections Saturday expected to return power to civilian rule.

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TV: Al-Qaida says it killed American in Mauritania

NOUAKCHOTT, Mauritania (AP) — Al-Qaida's North African branch has claimed responsibility for the killing of an American aid worker shot dead this week in Mauritania's capital, Al-Jazeera TV reported Thursday.

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Bodies may help show if jet broke up in midair

RECIFE, Brazil — Authorities started to identify bodies from a jetliner crash Thursday, and the names of victims found far apart in the ocean could help prove whether the Air France plane broke up in the air as investigators link them to seat assignments.

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Congo's Kabila asks for Rwandan troops as options dwindle

Congo's Kabila asks for Rwandan troops as options dwindle

DAKAR, Senegal — Congo's invitation to its longtime enemy Rwanda to deploy up to 2,000 troops marked an extraordinary reversal of alliances, but the Congolese government said Wednesday that the Rwandan forces were there only to observe, not to fight Hutu militias.

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Ugandan rebels' atrocities described

DAKAR, Senegal — Ugandan rebels in eastern Congo have ruthlessly killed at least 620 people in the past month, and vulnerable civilians in the region desperately need protection, human rights groups said Saturday.

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January 11, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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In Senegal, silent villain killing children ID'd: lead from batteries

In Senegal, silent villain killing children ID'd: lead from batteries

THIAROYE SUR MER, Senegal — First, it took the animals. Goats fell silent and refused to stand up. Chickens died in handfuls, then en masse. Street dogs disappeared.

January 04, 2009 12:00 am Photos

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