Global Week in Review: The Obamas Head to Africa

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  • Berlusconi Sentenced to Jail for Underage Sex Case
  • Brazilians Continue Widespread Protests
  • Ghana Aims for Space with Home-Grown Satellites
  • Zambia to Invest Billions to Double Power Supply
  • Kenyan Teachers Plan to Strike
  • New Party Slated for Upcoming South Africa Elections
  • Chinese Scientists Develop Hospitals for Africa
  • South Africa Land Reform Progresses
  • Barclays Closes Business Relationship with Somalia
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  • Obamas Embark on First Africa Tour
  • Snowden Still in Russia
  • Homophobia on the Rise in Africa
  • U.K. Police Investigate Stephen Lawrence Smear Claims
  • Thousands Remain Stranded by Indian Flooding
  • Hazardous Haze Continues to Cover Malaysia
  • Qatari Ruler to Hand Over Power to Son

Ghana Aims for Space with Home-Grown Satellites

Students at a private Ghanaian university have developed and launched a model satellite, highlighting future prospects for domestic African space programs. The university president and participants face skepticism, but they point to global warming and natural disasters as a need for sophisticated systems.

(Photo: AP Photo/Christian Thompson)

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