October 24, 2016
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VOA Africa News Summary


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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

At Least Seven Killed in Mogadishu Fighting 
Sides exchange heavy gunfire in Mogadishu's Derkenley district

University of Zimbabwe Faces Collapse 
Suffered financially as fortunes of country changed

Cairo Steps Up Security Ahead of Obama Visit   
Egypt has stepped up security in the capital, Cairo ahead of US President Barack Obama's much anticipated visit.

As Wildlife Dies, Kenya Considers Pesticide Ban   
Furadan blamed for deaths of many lions

African Poultry Dealers Drilled On Cross Border Biosecurity     
Experts say bird flu still lingers in Africa

EU Authorizes $11 Million in Aid for Zimbabwe 
Assistance will provide medicine, medical supplies and parts for water treatment plants

Kenya to Host International Conference on the Future of Microfinance in Africa   
Economic advocates, women's groups to study ways to promote African approach to creative financing, access to products and services, and reducing poverty

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