Steve Nyumba (L) listens as entrepreneur Philip Nyamwaya presents an electronic payment system on October 25, 2012, during the DEMO Africa technology fair at the Kenyatta International Conference Center in Nairobi, where some fourty start-up firms in the technology and communication business are seeking to raise $60 million (Sh5.04 billion) by showcasing their products or prototypes. Nairobi over the past decade has earned the nickname 'Silicon Sahara' for its entrepreneurial prowess and growing culture of innovation and research. The DEMO Africa conference takes place from October 24 to 26 and provides a platform for start-ups from across Africa to pitch for growth capital and strategic partnerships, with the aim of developing the companies' ability to compete with tech startups across the globe. AFP PHOTO/SIMON MAINA
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A passenger jet of airline easyJet taxis past the new and unfinished BER Willy Brandt Berlin Brandenburg International Airport on July 3, 2015 in Schoenefeld, Germany. Authorities have announced that the new airport, which stands adjacent to Schoenefeld Airport and is to become the German capital's main airport, will open for operation in the fall of 2017, five years behind schedule. The new airport has been plaqued by corruption, delays and cost-overruns and its opening has been postponed repeatedly.
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An RAF C-17 aircraft comes in to land carrying the bodies of eight British nationals killed in last Friday's terrorist attack in the Tunisia beach resort of Sousse on July 3, 2015 in Brize Norton, England. British nationals Christopher and Sharon Bell, Scott Chalkley, Sue Davey, Angie and Ray Fisher, Eileen Swannack and John Welch are eight of the 30 Britons killed in last week's terror attack who have been repatriated today.
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New Jersey Governor and Republican presidential candidate Chris Christie greets people at Mary Ann's Diner July 3, 2015 in Derry, New Hampshire. Christie announced his candidacy on June 30 and is spending five days in the first in the nation primary state over the fourth of July holiday weekend.
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Revd Canon Alison Mary White poses for a photograph after being Consecrated As Bishop of Hull at York Minster on July 3, 2015 in York, England. The Church of England has appointed its second female bishop during a ceremony at York Minster today, after it adopted legislation last November to allow women bishops. The Reverend Alison Mary White was consecrated as the new Bishop of Hull, following The Reverend Libby Lane, who was appointed as Bishop of Stockport in January.
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King Felipe VI of Spain (L) receives Madrid Mayor Manuela Carmena (R) at the Zarzuela Palace on July 3, 2015 in Madrid, Spain.
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Prime Minister David Cameron stands for a minute's silence with staff members during a visit to Chipping Norton Health Centre, in his constituency of Witney, to remember the victims of the Tunisia terror attack, July 3, 2015 in Chipping Norton, England. An official minute's silence was held across the UK at midday today in remembrance of the 38 people, 30 of them British, killed by a gunman in an attack on a beach in the Tunisian resort of Sousse a week ago.