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 Here are today's top stories from VOA Africa:

Black Box Located in Yemenia Airlines Crash 
French, Yemeni officials say efforts to retrieve flight recorder could begin later Wednesday

AU Commission Chairman Says Somalia Needs 'Special Attention' 
AU summit in Libya to officially focus on Africa's economy and agriculture, but meeting also expected to discuss conflicts on continent

$100 Million Health Initiative Unveiled for Africa and Asia   
Goal is to create affordable, accessible quality care

AU Lifts Mauritania Sanctions 
African Union says it will watch Mauritania situation to ensure return of democracy remains on track

Niger Opposition Strike Gets Partial Support 
Opposition called strike to protest President Mamadou Tandja's plan to change constitution so he can remain in office

World Bank:  Internet, Mobile Phones Key to Growth 
A World Bank report says broadband Internet creates IT services and related jobs, increases productivity and exports

US Agency Moves Closer to Lifting Ban on Admitting Foreign Travelers with HIV   
AIDS foundations, immigration reform groups applaud efforts to remove what US lawmakers decided are discriminatory barriers for students, workers from overseas

Report: Economic Crisis Hurting Migrant Workers on All Continents   
The report by the Paris-based Organization for Economic Cooperation and Development warns this trend could hurt richer and poorer nations
 



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