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"The winds of change are massive!" Tech innovator calls African diaspora to come back and make a difference

"The winds of change are massive!" Tech innovator calls African diaspora to come back and make a difference

NAIROBI, Kenya (CNN) -- What do the Apollo space missions, laser eye surgery and sustainable cocoa have in common?
All of the trapped miners rescued from South Africa mine

All of the trapped miners rescued from South Africa mine

Six miners who refused to come out of an illegal gold mine in South Africa have been rescued, rescuers from ER24 emergency medical service told CNN on Tuesday.
4 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters in Bangkok

4 dead after Thai police clash with anti-government protesters in Bangkok

Thailand's bitter political crisis intensified Tuesday as four people were killed in clashes between anti-government protesters and police, and the country's anti-corruption commission filed charges against the Prime Minister.
Ukrainian protesters set fire to ruling party's headquarters

Ukrainian protesters set fire to ruling party's headquarters

Ukrainian protesters set fire to the headquarters of the ruling Party of Regions in Kiev on Tuesday as the capital deals with its first wave of violence in more two weeks.
Some South African miners freed; others refuse to come out for fear of arrest

Some South African miners freed; others refuse to come out for fear of arrest

Nineteen miners have been freed after being trapped since Saturday in an illegal gold mine in South Africa.
Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian Airlines plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum

Co-pilot hijacks Ethiopian Airlines plane, flies to Geneva, seeks asylum

A co-pilot on an Ethiopian Airlines flight bound for Rome hijacked the airliner early Monday morning and flew it to Geneva, Switzerland, looking for asylum.
Indonesian volcano erupts, killing 3 and grounding flights

Indonesian volcano erupts, killing 3 and grounding flights

A volcano eruption in Indonesia killed three people and forced tens of thousands more out of their homes, the disaster management agency said Friday.
From bean to bar: Why chocolate will never taste the same again

From bean to bar: Why chocolate will never taste the same again

It's cocoa season across the southern half of the Ivory Coast. The pods are ripe for picking, some turning from green to yellow, like bananas.
Sochi 2014: 'I did it for Dad' says U.S. OIympic hero Joss Christensen

Sochi 2014: 'I did it for Dad' says U.S. OIympic hero Joss Christensen

Joss Christensen led a U.S. clean sweep in freestyle skiing slopestyle at the Sochi Winter Olympics Thursday before paying an emotional tribute to his late father.
5 favorite moments from Wednesday at the Sochi Olympics

5 favorite moments from Wednesday at the Sochi Olympics

(CNN) -- We interrupt life in the United States, where many people are enduring snow and ice and freezing temps, to bring you highlights from Sochi, where it reached 60 degrees on Wednesday. 1. The clock works orange
5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Thursday

5 things to watch at the Winter Games on Thursday

(CNN) -- The United States is hopeful it will be a big day on the ice and ski slope, luge fans get an added treat and the male figure skaters show off their short programs. Men's figure skating
North and South Korea to hold 'high-level' meeting

North and South Korea to hold 'high-level' meeting

North and South Korea will hold a "high-level meeting" Wednesday ahead of planned family reunions of people from the two countries, Seoul said Tuesday.

East Texans remember Shirley Temple Black

East Texans share their memories of the smiley-faced, spunky superstar Shirley Temple Black. She died at the age of 85 Monday in her home in Woodside California.
Report: Military plane crashes in Algeria, killing 99

Report: Military plane crashes in Algeria, killing 99

A plane carrying military families crashed in the mountains of eastern Algeria Tuesday, killing at least 99 people, according to Algerian state radio.
International Olympic Committee reinstates India at Sochi after ban

International Olympic Committee reinstates India at Sochi after ban

The International Olympic Committee has reinstated India, allowing its athletes to once again compete under their country's flag after a ban of more than a year.