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Watch these African painted dog pups bound through the snow at the Oregon Zoo


PORTLAND, Ore. (CIRCA via STORYFUL) — Wintry weather in Portland gave these African painted dog pups at the Oregon Zoo their first snow day Tuesday.

Accompanied by two adult dogs, the pups chased one another around their snowy enclosure, and some of them even sampled the white stuff.

As the zoo put it on Instagram: “Snowbody is cuter than these frosty painted dog pups.”

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Watch the Oregon Zoo’s African painted dog pack play in snow for first time

There will be days.

When the sun won’t shine.

And it feels like the whole world is against you.

But don’t be afraid, other days will include videos of a dozen African painted dog pups playing in the snow for the first time.

Ella, an African painted dog at the Oregon Zoo, had a litter of 12 puppies late last year.

The three-month-old pups took in the snowy scene at the zoo on Tuesday.

Snow-dusted noses and unbridled joy followed.


— Andrew Theen




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South African Markets – Factors to watch on Feb. 4

The following company announcements, scheduled economic indicators, debt and currency market moves and political events may affect South African markets on Monday.


– Mines Minister Gwede Mantashe opens Africa’s premier mining conference in Cape Town on Monday.

– ANGLOGOLD ASHANTI flagged a higher annual profit.


The South African rand weakened on Friday, retreating from a near six-month high, as weak economic data at home and shrinking factory activity in China dampened risk demand.


Asia stocks hovered near four-month highs on Monday after a mixed performance on Wall Street at the close of last week, while the dollar firmed against the yen following strong U.S. job and manufacturing data.


Wall Street ended mixed on Friday, as optimism…

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Here are African elections to watch out for in 2019

In 2018, different presidential elections took place around Africa, and for many, it was the continuation of the status quo. Elections in Cameroon and Egypt resulted in re-elections for usual suspects Paul Biya and Abdel Fattah El-Sisi respectively, while the ruling party in Zimbabwe, ZANU-PF continued its reign in the country’s politics as Emmerson Mnangagwa was elected president after his former boss Robert Mugabe stepped down in 2017. In others, it meant the end of the status quo, as the people of Sierra Leone, Madagascar, and the Democratic Republic Congo voted in new leaders.

As 2019 kicks off, many consequential and important elections are set to hold on the African continent. Although many of the democratic systems on the continent are weak and vulnerable to political instability,…

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WATCH: Rwanda strengthens ties with fellow African countriesIT News Africa – Up to date technology news, IT news, D…

January 26, 2019 • East Africa, Finance

President Paul Kagame,

According to Rwandan President, Paul Kagame, there are chances the continent will increasingly become globally relevant and produce better outcomes, now that Africa is focusing on cooperation and integration.

Kagame was speaking in Davos, Switzerland at the World Economic Forum Annual Meeting at a session dubbed: Africa’s Leadership in the New Global Context with South Africa’s President, Cyril Ramaphosa and moderated by World Bank Group Chief Executive Officer Kristalina Georgieva.

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Watch: Zoo Knoxville's endangered African Painted Dog gives birth to litter of 11

Eleven African Painted Dog pups were born on Jan. 2 at Zoo Knoxville, according to a press release. They are the second litter born to mom Swiss …
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