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Peter Pedroncelli, 7:10 am
Nigerian inventor Oshiorenoya Agabi has designed and developed a computer device that can identify the smell of explosives and cancer cells through a combination of neurons and silicon. The Nigerian neuroscientist and entrepreneur, whose startup is based in Silicon Valley, unveiled his incredible invention at the TEDGlobal conference in Tanzania this week, revealing the tech that will allow it to identify through smell.
Staff, 1:00 am
Cameroon’s northern region has barred women from wearing burqas and face-covering veils after bombs carried by women in burqas killed at least 14 people in a northern town last Sunday. An Imam criticized the ban, saying that for those who wear the veil it was not a choice. Troops from Cameroon and Chad are fighting Boko Haram on Cameroon’s border with Nigeria.
Dana Sanchez, 11:53 am AFKI Original
The bombings took place two days after the U.K., France and the U.S. warned there was a high threat of attacks in Kenya. Kenya criticized those countries for issuing the warnings, saying its tourism industry would suffer, BBC reports. Robyn Kriel, eNCA East Africa Bureau Chief, was at the scene of the blasts and shot photos in the aftermath showing locals in shock, clothing blown onto power lines and British tourists departing Kenya, suitcases in tow.
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