Mubarak ordered back to prison Former Egyptian President Hosni Mubarak has been ordered back to prison from military hospital. Mr Mubarak's retrial will open on 11 May, a Cairo appeals court says. More
African growth 'to outpace world' Sub-Saharan Africa's economic growth is set to outpace the global average over the next three years, according to the World Bank. Higher commodities, increasing investment and a general pick-up in the world economy should all boost the continent's growth to more than 5%. More
South Sudan's new cease-fire already broken South Sudan military spokesman Col. Philip Aguer said the fighting killed 24 rebels and five government soldiers. There was no way to independently verify Aguer's casualty toll. Aguer blamed the battle on rebels, saying they launched an attack on ... 11/10/2014 - 5:52 am | View Link
South Sudan confirms possible famine South Sudan has been shaken by violence since last December ... "We are encouraging farming in the states that have relative security and peace," she added. Akol blamed the current turmoil and flooding for the food deficiency in the country. 04/18/2014 - 1:42 am | View Link
More Marines readied for possible South Sudan evacuations WASHINGTON — The U.S. has moved additional Marines and aircraft from Spain to the Horn of Africa to provide embassy security and help with evacuations from violence-wracked South Sudan ... has been blamed for it. On Monday, Booth said that he had ... 12/22/2013 - 7:00 pm | View Link
South Sudan president says 'attempted coup' defeated The president blamed the fighting on "a group of soldiers allied to the former vice president Riek Machar and his group". Machar leads a dissident group within South Sudan's ruling party -- the the Sudan People's Liberation Movement (SPLM) -- and was ... 12/15/2013 - 10:34 pm | View Link
allAfrica.com: South Sudan: Towards Overcoming Peace-Building Absurdity in South Sudan (III) This was true for instance of some members of South Sudan's National Legislative Assembly (SSNLA). Some of these lawmakers not only blamed UNMISS for failing ... all things considered. Switching gears, out in South Sudanese streets are even more chilling ... 12/4/2013 - 6:20 pm | View Link
South Kordofan Nuba Mountains News from the Nuba Mountains; over 1.000 recent and historic Nuba images; background information on Nuba history, cultures, languages etc. 11/22/2014 - 11:57 pm | View Website
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The role of social media in the South Sudan crisis ... October 21 2014: A study of social media use during the recent crisis in South Sudan suggests the social media was instrumental in facilitating violence. 11/22/2014 - 2:32 pm | View Website
South sudan South Sudan gears up for independence. July 6 - Residents of the southern Sudanese capital Juba take to the streets in anticipation of Saturday's declaration of ... 11/22/2014 - 12:44 pm | View Website
allAfrica.com: West Africa -- Home AllAfrica is a voice of, by and about Africa - aggregating, producing and distributing 2000 news and information items daily from over 130 African news organizations ... 11/22/2014 - 7:01 am | View Website
President Barack Obama is dismissing criticism that he overstepped his authority by acting unilaterally to shield millions of immigrants from the threat of deportation.
House Republicans failed to act on a bipartisan immigration bill the Senate passed in June 2013, or advance legislation of their own.
North Dakota transportation officials say southbound traffic on U. S. Highway 281 in Ellendale will be disrupted this weekend.
The state's Department of Transportation says southbound traffic will be detoured onto city streets as crews work to remove a building adjacent to U. S. 281 and Main Street. Northbound traffic won't be affected.
Officials say southbound trucks with multiple trailers should consider taking an alternate route because it may be difficult for drivers to maneuver local streets.
The detour isn't expected to last past Sunday.
Henrico County fire officials say arson is the suspected cause of an apartment complex fire that displaced 11 people.
Media outlets report that the fire occurred Friday evening at the Tree House complex in northern Henrico County. The fire began in a mailbox in the lobby of one building
Four units were damaged.
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Fracking generally uses a mixture of water, chemicals and sand to crack rock formations deep underground and release trapped oil and gas.
Opponents fear it can cause air and water pollution and health problems.