October 25, 2016
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African News Summary


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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

Is the G8 Still Relevant?   
World Vision says L’Aquila summit a credibility test

Aid Groups: G8 Needs to Keep Promises to Africa     
Eight most powerful nations have provided development assistance to African countries in recent years, but aid groups are calling for leaders to do more

Uganda Confirms First Swine Flu Case 
Ugandan health official says 40-year-old British man tested positive for virus after arriving in Entebbe June 26

Niger Endures Week of Media Crackdown, Opposition Arrests, and Protests   
After disbanding Constitutional Court, Mamadou Tandja engineers new measures to extend his presidential rule

No-Shows Dominate AU Summit Meeting   
Scheduled appearance by Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad was abruptly cancelled

Malawi Anti-Corruption Body to Release Passport after Muluzi Signs Bond   
Muluzi is facing corruption charges after being accused of diverting donor funds into his personal account, charges he denies.

Tanzanian Singer Called The Voice of Her Generation   
Tanzanian Singer Called The Voice of Her Generation

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