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Burkina Faso boosts salaries amid growing unrest

09/12/2013 9:06am
Burkina Faso's government announced Thursday it is lowering taxes for civil servants and increasing student loans amid growing unrest over the high cost of education and living in the landlocked West African country.

New aquifers found in desert-dry region of Kenya

09/12/2013 9:41am
A remote region of Kenya that suffers from frequent droughts may soon be flush with water after the discovery of huge underground aquifers.

Officials see sharp drop in Libya's oil exports

09/12/2013 1:19pm
Libyan official say there's been a sharp drop in crude oil production and exports in the country after militias took over export terminals.