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Mega beer merger bets on the rise of African drinkers

...five fastest-growing economies last year were in sub-Saharan Africa, and the region as a whole grew 4.6 percent...infrastructure have spurred growth in recent years.In sub-Saharan Africa, gross national income per capita has more than...
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Lion-hunting legal in Africa despite concern

...revulsion, highlighting what critics say is an industry of trophy hunting that threatens vulnerable species across sub-Saharan Africa.Hunting is banned in Kenya and Botswana, which depend heavily on income from tourists who flock to see wildlife...
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Officials rescue 367 migrants off Libya; 25 bodies found

...toll isn't known.Fleeing war, persecution and poverty, the migrants travel overland for weeks or months from sub-Saharan Africa, the Horn of Africa, the Middle East and parts of Asia to reach Libya. Once there, they set sail in flimsy motorized...
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Obama delivers frank words about Africa's problems

...expectations for what his tenure as U.S. president would mean for the continent. While he's made four trips to sub-Saharan Africa since taking office - more than any other U.S. president - his foreign policy focus has often been on boosting...
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Africa's female business entrepreneurs take the lead

...than men working in the informal sector in all of sub-Saharan Africa, according to the International Labor to 100,000 women entrepreneurs.Across sub-Saharan Africa, where poverty remains extreme in many parts...
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'Juju' dispute flares in Zimbabwe soccer league

...involving killings for human organs used in tribal rituals.The use of witchcraft is reportedly common in soccer across sub-Saharan Africa."It is part of a belief system in Africa but it is a taboo to speak out about it," a leading Zimbabwe soccer...
Hunger games: Scarce corn is better used to fuel people than cars

...Meanwhile, millions of people will die for lack of food, many them in the drought-plagued nations of the Sahel, or sub-Saharan Africa, where yet another food crisis is underway. Americans who don't care about hunger, poverty and income inequality...
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Let's make the right-sizing of government the goal

...before they arise. Whether that's opening community health clinics in poor neighborhoods, spreading vaccines in sub-Saharan Africa or using tax dollars to provide water supplies, they know acting now curtails troubles later.The GOP's fire-breathers...
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Global insecurity and AIDS

...AIDS since the epidemic began at more than 60 million people, 22 million of whom have died, 17 million of them in sub-Saharan Africa. Especially troubling are the millions of children who have lost one or both parents to the disease. Antiretroviral...
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...population of orphans and among the most unwanted - children who have lost their parents to the AIDS epidemic sweeping sub-Saharan Africa. Nearly 8 million African children have been orphaned by AIDS, and at least 1 million children are infected with...


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