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Investigators blame a faulty part for last year’s AirAsia crash.

  Flight QZ8501 crashed because of a technical fault and the pilots’ response to it, Indonesian investigators ruled. The fault that led to the airline crashing en route to Singapore from Indonesia last December had also occurred 23 times in the previous year.  
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Chinese investors buy into Manchester City Football Club.

  Citic Capital, part of a state-owned investment conglomerate, and China Media Capital agreed to buy 13% of the Premier League team at a $3 billion valuation. The deal is expected to accelerate the team’s exposure to China’s growing soccer market.
December 01, 2015

Burkina Faso’s ex-premier is named president.

  Roch Marc Christian Kabore won 53.5% of the votes in a general election, the electoral commission confirmed. His rival Zephirin Diabre congratulated Kabore after taking just 21.6% of the vote. Kabore served under former strongman president Blaise Compaore, but later challenged him.
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South Africans and Nigerians believe corruption is rising, not falling.

December 01, 2015

A photo of the Pope in Africa has inspired a new hashtag.

  It looks like the pontiff is spitting rhymes. #PopeBars.  

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