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Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Will Cross Southern Hemisphere on Sunday

By at February 28, 2017 | 8:25 am | 0 Comment

Ring of Fire’ Solar Eclipse Will Cross Southern Hemisphere on Sunday

Cue the Johnny Cash music. On Sunday, a “ring of fire” eclipse will blaze over parts of South America and the southern and western tips of Africa. Scientifically known as an annular eclipse, this solar phenomenon occurs when the moon moves in between the sun and the Earth but is too far away to completely block the sun as it would during a total solar more...

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Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona

By at February 28, 2017 | 8:15 am | 0 Comment

Feyisa Lilesa, Marathoner in Exile, Finds Refuge in Arizona

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. — The young boy was getting reacquainted with his father after an absence of six months and climbed on him as if he were a tree. The boy kissed his father and hugged him and clambered onto his shoulders. Then, when a protest video streamed on television, the boy grabbed a stick, and the lid of a pot to serve as a shield, and began to mimic a dance more...

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Africa Headline News

By at February 27, 2017 | 9:32 pm | 0 Comment

East Africa: Tanzania demands study on impact of EU trade deal (The East African) Tanzania wants a study conducted on the impact of the Economic Partnership Agreement with the European Union on the East African Community, ahead of the Summit of Heads of State scheduled for next month. The demand reiterates Tanzania’s position that Kenya and Rwanda should not have more...

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Africa Headline News

By at February 23, 2017 | 9:10 pm | 0 Comment

(Africa News Bureau) General: Seven Earth-like planets discovered around single star (The East African) Researchers announced Wednesday the stunning discovery of seven Earth-like planets orbiting a small star in our galaxy, opening up the most promising hunting ground so far for life beyond the Solar System. All seven roughly match the size and mass of our own more...

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By at February 5, 2017 | 1:18 pm | 0 Comment

The raft drew beyond the middle of the river; the boys pointed her head right, and then lay on their oars. The river was not high, so there was not more than a two or three mile current. Hardly a word was said during the next three-quarters of an hour. Now the raft was passing before the distant town. Two or three glimmering lights showed where it lay, peacefully more...

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