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Man Sentenced For Shipping Stolen Cars To Africa At Port Of Baltimore

A man who pleaded guilty to a role in a plot to ship stolen vehicles to west African countries has been sentenced to 21 months in prison.

06/09/2014

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The World’s Biggest Ship Graveyard

Nouadhibou is an African sea town, whose shores serve as the final resting place for more than 300 ships. The rusted hulks that litter its coastal waters are considered an eyesore by many (go figure), but they’ve brought some unexpected benefits to the local community as well.

12/26/2013

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Incredible Sight: Stranded Md. Aid Worker Recalls Massive Fire At Kenyan Airport

Stranded in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport traps nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa.

08/08/2013

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In Limbo: Massive Fire Strands Md. Aid Workers At Kenyan Airport

Trapped in Kenya. A massive fire at the Nairobi Airport strands nearly a dozen Marylanders on aid trips to Africa. Now investigators are looking into whether the fire was accidental, or something more sinister.

08/07/2013

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Museum Brings African Land Art To National Mall

A new exhibition on the National Mall is delving into historic and modern-day land issues in Africa.

04/25/2013

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WJZ Investigation Update: Kenyan Extradited To Baltimore In Alleged Elder Abuse Caught On Tape

Baltimore police say a woman depicted in a video allegedly abusing an elderly man in 2007 is being extradited to the U.S. from her home country of Kenya.

08/22/2012

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Md. Professor Weighs In On Viral Video That Sheds Light On Africa Atrocities

An American activist group is getting worldwide attention for a video that documents wartime atrocities in Africa. One University of Maryland professor weighs in on “KONY 2012,” which targets the Lord’s Resistance Army and its leader, Joseph Kony.

03/09/2012

(Credit: AP) The Kennedy Center in Washington, D.C.

Kennedy Center To Teach Arts Management In Africa

The Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts in Washington is extending its reach to Africa this year to provide arts management seminars for hundreds of arts leaders in Kenya, Nigeria, Tanzania, Uganda and Zimbabwe.

01/05/2011