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News You Really Need To See: "Cause Behind African Migrant Flood Has Terrifying Implications for the World"

“Cause Behind African Migrant Flood Has Terrifying Implications for the World”

Reuters, April 21, 2015

http://blogs.reuters.com/great-debate/2015/04/21/not-science-fiction-changing-climate-pushing-migrants-out-of-africa-and-into-tragedy/

“The migrant crisis in the Mediterranean is symptomatic of deep dislocation in the Sahel region and sub-Saharan Africa — dislocation exacerbated by climate change.   359 more words

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Tal National triumph with second LP

Zoy Zoy is Tal National’s second LP for FatCat Records. Here is the sensational track Claire and a fantastic video:

Tal National reached international acclaim with their 2013 debut… 81 more words

'Heavy toll' feared after Boko Haram attacks Niger army

A Niger soldier patrols in Malam Fatori, in northeastern Nigeria, which was retaken from Islamist Boko Haram militants by troops from neighbouring Chad and Niger, on April 3, 2015 (AFP Photo/Philippe Desmazes) 280 more words

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Meningitis Outbreak in Niger

The government said Friday that since January the epidemic has killed 129 people out of 1,150 cases as of Wednesday. Just three days earlier on Sunday officials reported 85 deaths and 908 cases. 110 more words

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Boko Haram retakes border town from Nigerian army

More than 2,000 Islamist fighters – armed with bombs and tanks – take back control of Marte

Nigerien special forces prepare to fight Boko Haram in Diffa… 279 more words

Nigeria Troops Retreat From Boko Haram Stronghold

Following a landmine explosion, Nigerian soldiers have retreated from Boko Haram’s last stronghold, over fears that the area was booby-trapped by Islamists. 295 more words

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Nigeria Forces Invade Last Known Boko Haram Stronghold

The last known stronghold for Nigerian terror group Boko Haram, the Sambisa Forest, has been invaded by Nigerian troops, in a final push attempting to end the group’s six-year insurgency. 286 more words

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