October 22, 2016
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African News Summary


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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

Plane Carrying 153 Crashes Near Comoros, Child Found Alive   
Yemenia Air flight went down around 1:30 a.m. local time Tuesday while trying to land in Moroni, on main island of Grand Comore

Human Rights Tragedy in Niger Delta, says Amnesty International   
New report details effects of oil and gas pollution in Nigeria

Tsvangirai: Zimbabwe Unity Government Intact   
PM Tsvangirai spoke to reporters one day after one his top deputies said party was considering disengaging from coalition government

G8 Asked to Create Global Education Fund 
Archbishop Desmond Tutu says education reaps long-term benefits on many levels

Tanzania Gives Burundian Refugees More Time to Return Home   
Grace period gives up to 36,000 Burundian refugees chance to plan return during high repatriation season

Rwandan artist Captivates American Fans with his Traditional Music   
Rwandan artist Captivates International Audiences

Anti-Malaria Charity Pays for Nothing But Nets   
American sports writer launches campaign to raise funds for bed nets

Victims of Former Chadian Dictator Seek Justice from African Union   
Rights activists will urge AU Libya summit to press Senegal to put Hissene Habre on trial

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