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South Africa Launches New Space Agency (SANSA)
Sunsat1 - First South African Satellite in Space.

South Africa Launches New Space Agency (SANSA)

JOHANNESBURG – South Africa unveiled its national space agency on Thursday, aiming to become a leader in earth observation technology across the continent in 10 years, the minister of science and technology said. The agency, called SANSA (South African National Space Agency) which already has two micro-satellites, will produce timely data imagery to help detect natural disasters and monitor water resources around South Africa and the continent, Pandor said at the launch. The new agency, which aims to bring together previously un-allied experts in the field, will also seek to revive several space facilities that were mothballed in the 1990?s during apartheid rule, said a government official.

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THE VOSS FOUNDATION AND GMF PARTNER TO CHANGE LIVES BY BUILDING A FRESH WATER WELL
The Voss Foundation has sponsored a well, built by Solutions for Africa, which is a vital part of the GMF school.

THE VOSS FOUNDATION AND GMF PARTNER TO CHANGE LIVES BY BUILDING A FRESH WATER WELL

The Voss Foundation has sponsored a well, built by Solutions for Africa, which is a vital part of the GMF school. Thanks to Voss, there is no need for girls to walk for hours to get fresh water, allowing them more time for education and increasing their safety.

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PAN-AFRICAN CULTURAL FESTIVAL 2010

The Pan-African Cultural Festival is brought to you by Ark Jammers Connection and ACCDF, Inc (All Cameroonian Cultural and Development Foundation Inc), in Partnership with Listar Love Inc, the Montgomery County African Affairs Advisory Group and diaspora groups from Mali, Burkina Faso, Liberia, Gabon, Cote D'Ivoire, Nigeria, Benin, Cameroon, Congo, Mauritania, Rwanda, Chad, Madagascar and African Embassies.

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DOLL Performs LIVE in Atlanta, GA

"DOLL" performs LIVE! Get Tickets Now at ..www.AftonShows.com/Doll.. Only Available Online! You asked for it . . . you got it! Come see DOLL sing and dance LIVE with The AM Music Crew plus DJ & Dancers! Sunday June 27th in Atlanta . . . Performing the new single "Masquerade" plus fan favorite "Turquoise" and new songs from the upcoming album!

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Eric Mulalu – Exclusive Coverage

Always a Congolese, married and a father, I am an entrepreneur in France, Africa and Malaysia. Besides that, in addition to be the leader of opinions and future presidential candidate in 2011, he is the head of four local associations working actively for the development, non-alienation, peace and cultural mix, including the DRC , Rally Of Congolese registered in the prefecture of Tarn and Garonne in France May 15, 2002, the ADF registered under the prefecture of Morlaix May 25, 1998; DRC wake up call recorded in Austin Texas April 22, 2010.

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Women’s Human Rights in Africa

The Women's Law and Public Policy Fellowship Program (WLPPFP) at the Georgetown University Law Center is pleased to invite you to a Congressional Briefing on Friday, March 5, 2010 on “Women’s Human Rights in Africa” presented by our Leadership and Advocacy for Women in Africa (LAWA) Fellows. Please RSVP by March 3 (see below for further information).

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Haiti quake: Survivors struggle while awaiting aid
Haiti quake: Extent of Damage

Haiti quake: Survivors struggle while awaiting aid

PORT-AU-PRINCE, Haiti – Desperately needed aid from around the world slowly made its way Thursday into Haiti, where a leadership vacuum left rescuers scrambling on their own to save the trapped and injured and get relief supplies into the capital. President Barack Obama announced that "one of the largest relief efforts in our recent history" is moving toward Haiti, with thousands of troops and a broad array of civilian rescue workers flying or sailing in to aid the stricken country — backed by more than $100 million in relief funds.

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