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New Haven Independent
Moving On, Morrison Summons An Apostlesavvy brought Varick back from the brink of financial collapse. In 2007, two-c
Moving On, Morrison Summons An Apostle
New Haven Independent / Posted 2 hours ago
savvy brought Varick back from the brink of financial collapse. In 2007, two-century-old Varick, one of the oldest African-American churches around and a one-time stop on the Underground railroad, had a dwindling attendance and more than $1... Read more
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The Irish Times
Ireland risks being trampled in US/EU corporate tax fightFor the last three years, the international debate on tax policy was all about
Ireland risks being trampled in US/EU corporate tax fight
The Irish Times / Posted 4 hours ago
For the last three years, the international debate on tax policy was all about consensus. Led by the Organisation for Economic Co-operation and Development, countries across the globe agreed that aggressive tax planning by multinational corporations... Read more
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Business Wire
Yamaha Motor Underscores Commitment to Africathemselves. Motorcycles providing practical and efficient transportation for v
Yamaha Motor Underscores Commitment to Africa
Business Wire / Posted 5 hours ago
themselves. Motorcycles providing practical and efficient transportation for vaccines and other items helping to improve African health and hygiene were also demonstrated at the fair, which was hosted by Japan’s Ministry of Economy, Trade and... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Déjà vu: When righteous anger and fiery truth returned to the political funeralwho, said Pityana, when found guilty of financial irregularities during his ter
Déjà vu: When righteous anger and fiery truth returned to the political funeral
Daily Maverick / Posted 9 hours ago
who, said Pityana, when found guilty of financial irregularities during his term as Eastern Cape premier by the 2005 Pillay commission of inquiry, took this outcome on review to court to clear his name. In 2009 the courts set aside the commission’s... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Kenyatta Closes Sixth Ticad Conferencehere in Nairobi, Kenya. We are extremely grateful for the honour that has been
President Kenyatta Closes Sixth Ticad Conference
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 hours ago
here in Nairobi, Kenya. We are extremely grateful for the honour that has been bestowed upon us as a country, by the African Member States and by the Government of It is without a doubt, a clear manifestation of the confidence that our... Read more
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KERA North Texas
Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Diseasein the tropical world. The slave trade also took off. "Ships had to carry kegs
Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Disease
KERA North Texas / Posted 18 hours ago
in the tropical world. The slave trade also took off. "Ships had to carry kegs of water. And there were large numbers of African slaves in the hold," says Gubler. Mosquito larva could thrive in the water kegs. And some of the slaves, infected... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Diseasein the tropical world. The slave trade also took off. "Ships had to carry kegs
Yellow Fever Timeline: The History Of A Long Misunderstood Disease
KPBS San Diego / Posted 18 hours ago
in the tropical world. The slave trade also took off. "Ships had to carry kegs of water. And there were large numbers of African slaves in the hold," says Gubler. Mosquito larva could thrive in the water kegs. And some of the slaves, infected... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Bongo 'Dynasty' Challenged in Presidential Electionto decide whether President Ali Bongo will be unseated by a career diplomat and
Bongo 'Dynasty' Challenged in Presidential Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
to decide whether President Ali Bongo will be unseated by a career diplomat and associate of his late father. Unrest and economic anxiety have risen as oil prices fell. Gabon's electorate lined up at polling stations Saturday tasked with a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
President Sirleaf Off to Nairobi for Ticad Vi SummitJohnson Sirleaf has departed the country for Nairobi, Kenya to participate in t
President Sirleaf Off to Nairobi for Ticad Vi Summit
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Johnson Sirleaf has departed the country for Nairobi, Kenya to participate in the Sixth Tokyo International Conference for African Development (TICAD) scheduled for August 27 - 28, 2016. According to an Executive Mansion release, the Sixth... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Cosatu Central Executive Committee Statement - 22-24 August 2016The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Cent
Cosatu Central Executive Committee Statement - 22-24 August 2016
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
The Congress of South African Trade Unions held a scheduled meeting of its Central Executive Committee from 22-24 August 2016, which was attended by the national office bearers, the representatives of its affiliated unions and provincial structures.... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
'Arduous Path to Sustainable Peace' Requires Long-Term Security Council Engagement - UN Envoylong-term, robust engagement by stakeholders, particularly the Security Council
'Arduous Path to Sustainable Peace' Requires Long-Term Security Council Engagement - UN Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
long-term, robust engagement by stakeholders, particularly the Security Council, towards a sustainable peace in the West African country. Briefing the Council, Farid Zarif, Special Representative of the Secretary-General and Head of the UN... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nation Heads to Poll As Bongo Seeks Second Termthe country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent
Nation Heads to Poll As Bongo Seeks Second Term
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
the country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent social unrest driven in large part by the economic impact of the slump in the price of oil, which has long dominated Gabon's economy. Bongo, 57, and ex-African Union... Read more
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Quartz
Behind the birther movement challenging Gabon’s 50 year-old political dynastyfrom Omar in 2009, is competing against 14 other candidates. The issue of pare
Behind the birther movement challenging Gabon’s 50 year-old political dynasty
Quartz / Posted yesterday
from Omar in 2009, is competing against 14 other candidates. The issue of parentage and nationality has surfaced in African elections from the Ivory Coast, to the Democratic Republic of Congo, to Zambia. Rivals have accused Ivorian president... Read more
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Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news
Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the pollselection campaign The election takes place in a climate of persistent social u
Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the polls
Bangkok Post - Thailand's English news / Posted yesterday
election campaign The election takes place in a climate of persistent social unrest driven in large part by the economic impact of the slump in the price of oil, which has long dominated Gabon's economy. Bongo, 57, and ex-African Union... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the pollsthe country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent
Bongo's fate in the balance as Gabon goes to the polls
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted yesterday
the country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent social unrest driven in large part by the economic impact of the slump in the price of oil, which has long dominated Gabon's economy. Bongo, 57, and ex-African Union... Read more
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Aljazeera
Gabon heads to poll as Bongo seeks second termthe country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent
Gabon heads to poll as Bongo seeks second term
Aljazeera / Posted yesterday
the country for 41 years. The election takes place in a climate of persistent social unrest driven in large part by the economic impact of the slump in the price of oil, which has long dominated Gabon's economy. Bongo, 57, and ex-African Union... Read more
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New Zimbabwe
Bob warns rivals: 'No Arab Spring' here!Spring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some o
Bob warns rivals: 'No Arab Spring' here!
New Zimbabwe / Posted 2 days ago
Spring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some of the worst violence seen in the southern African nation for two decades. Police fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition leaders and hundreds of demonstrators... Read more
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The Daily Californian
Flashback Friday: This week in history(D—N.Y.) would not only stop all new investments in that country, but would est
Flashback Friday: This week in history
The Daily Californian / Posted 2 days ago
(D—N.Y.) would not only stop all new investments in that country, but would establish a fair employment code and monitoring commission to make sure existing U.S. firms in South Africa employ whites and blacks equally. Solarz said in testimony... Read more
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Reuters
No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protestersSpring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some o
No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protesters
Reuters / Posted 2 days ago
Spring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some of the worst violence seen in the southern African nation for two decades. Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition leaders and hundreds of... Read more
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Swissinfo
No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protestersSpring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some o
No 'Arab Spring' in Zimbabwe, Mugabe warns protesters
Swissinfo / Posted 2 days ago
Spring" in Zimbabwe after anti-government demonstrations descended it to some of the worst violence seen in the southern African nation for two decades. Zimbabwean police fired tear gas and water cannon at opposition leaders and hundreds of... Read more
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Smyrna Clayton Sun Times
The Democratic Primary Candidatesin the Sept. 13 primary. Sept. 13 primary election contests are slated for U.S
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Smyrna Clayton Sun Times / Posted 2 days ago
in the Sept. 13 primary. Sept. 13 primary election contests are slated for U.S. Representative, Lt. Governor, Insurance Commissioner, Senate District 1 and District 9, House Districts 7, 9, 10, 14 and 15 and Kent Levy Court District 3. Each... Read more
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Dover Post
The Democratic Primary Candidatesin the Sept. 13 primary. Sept. 13 primary election contests are slated for U.S
The Democratic Primary Candidates
Dover Post / Posted 2 days ago
in the Sept. 13 primary. Sept. 13 primary election contests are slated for U.S. Representative, Lt. Governor, Insurance Commissioner, Senate District 1 and District 9, House Districts 7, 9, 10, 14 and 15 and Kent Levy Court District 3. Each... Read more
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NBC 2 Fort Myers
Gabon's president seeks re-election to extend family ruleLIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) - Gabon's president is looking to extend his family's ru
Gabon's president seeks re-election to extend family rule
NBC 2 Fort Myers / Posted 2 days ago
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) - Gabon's president is looking to extend his family's rule of the central African nation past the 50-year mark by winning a second term in an election Saturday. Ali Bongo Ondimba took power in 2009 following the death of his... Read more
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WECT 6 Wilmington
Gabon's president seeks re-election to extend family ruleLIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) - Gabon's president is looking to extend his family's ru
Gabon's president seeks re-election to extend family rule
WECT 6 Wilmington / Posted 2 days ago
LIBREVILLE, Gabon (AP) - Gabon's president is looking to extend his family's rule of the central African nation past the 50-year mark by winning a second term in an election Saturday. Ali Bongo Ondimba took power in 2009 following the death of his... Read more
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OregonLive.com
Once homeless, entrepreneur hopes to revolutionize the way renters find homesa charisma and the innate ability to engage any type of person," said Jackson,
Once homeless, entrepreneur hopes to revolutionize the way renters find homes
OregonLive.com / Posted 2 days ago
a charisma and the innate ability to engage any type of person," said Jackson, a nonprofit leader who has mentored young African Americans for more than two decades. "There was no doubt he would do something significant with his life." After... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Strong Opposition Bid Seen in Presidential Electionwhich relies heavily on oil revenue and has been deeply affected by the drop of
Strong Opposition Bid Seen in Presidential Election
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
which relies heavily on oil revenue and has been deeply affected by the drop of oil prices in recent years. Gabonese economic analyst Mays Mouissi said the state budget has shrunk, so cuts have been made in such areas as investment and... Read more
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Breitbart
7 Ways Democrat Policies Are Killing America's Inner Citiesare destroying America’s inner cities, all while taking the voters who live the
7 Ways Democrat Policies Are Killing America's Inner Cities
Breitbart / Posted 2 days ago
are destroying America’s inner cities, all while taking the voters who live there for granted. Middle class Americans and African-Americans in inner cities in this country aren’t benefiting from ObamaCare compared to other groups. According to an... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
We Have Saved N1.4 Trillion By Not Paying Fuel Subsidyurged Nigerians to restore confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari's administr
We Have Saved N1.4 Trillion By Not Paying Fuel Subsidy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
urged Nigerians to restore confidence in President Muhammadu Buhari's administration, insisting that soonest, the current economic problems would become a thing of the past. "With the deregulation of the downstream petroleum sector, there has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why It's Right Time to Invest in Ethiopian Hotel Industry?in the world, following New York and Geneva, Addis Ababa has become home to sev
Why It's Right Time to Invest in Ethiopian Hotel Industry?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
in the world, following New York and Geneva, Addis Ababa has become home to several new star hotels. Conferences in the African Union and the United Nations Economic Commission for Africa have increased the demand for brand hotels bringing a... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ethiopia Marching to Be Third FDI Destination in Africaups and downs for years due to various internal and external problems, it has m
Ethiopia Marching to Be Third FDI Destination in Africa
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
ups and downs for years due to various internal and external problems, it has managed to reclaim its rightful place in the African continent with the leadership of the ruling Ethiopian People's Revol utionary Democratic Front (EPRDF). It is... Read more
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News 24 South Africa
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063in March 1, to be marked as the first edition of the Africa Day of School Feedi
African Education Sector A Pillar for Agenda 2063
News 24 South Africa / Posted 2 days ago
in March 1, to be marked as the first edition of the Africa Day of School Feeding. The Day was observed jointly by the African Union Commission, AU Member States and development partners. Being one of the launchpads for attaining the Agenda... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nigeria's Economic Headache, Africa's FeverIt should not be surprising that the parlous state of Nigeria's economy is alre
Nigeria's Economic Headache, Africa's Fever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
It should not be surprising that the parlous state of Nigeria's economy is already being felt around the African continent. The world's most populous black nation, home to one in every five black persons, endowed with uncommon human and material... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
From Seaports to Airports - How Nigeria Is Losing Businesses to Neighbourstransport, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) identifies air
From Seaports to Airports - How Nigeria Is Losing Businesses to Neighbours
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
transport, the International Civil Aviation Organisation (ICAO) identifies air connectivity as key to unlocking a country's economic growth potential, because it enables the country to attract business investment and human capital. An increase in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Japan-Africa Summit Gives Continent New LeverageWhen the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was laun
Japan-Africa Summit Gives Continent New Leverage
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
When the Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD) was launched in 1993 by Japan in co-operation with the World Bank, the United Nations and the UN Development Programme, it was the first such initiative of one country seeking to... Read more
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Daily Maverick
Jacob Zuma – feckless leader or embodiment of the national democratic revolution?Al-Bashir case is unlikely to end well for the president, given his overt suppo
Jacob Zuma – feckless leader or embodiment of the national democratic revolution?
Daily Maverick / Posted 3 days ago
Al-Bashir case is unlikely to end well for the president, given his overt support for the butcher of Darfur; The Commission of Inquiry into the fitness for office of his National Commissioner of Police appointee, Riah Phiyega, is unlikely... Read more
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The Charlotte Post
At 125, Cherry community wrestles with new affluence and historyfestival Sept. 3 at Cherry Neighborhood Park, 1509 Baxter St., was established
At 125, Cherry community wrestles with new affluence and history
The Charlotte Post / Posted 3 days ago
festival Sept. 3 at Cherry Neighborhood Park, 1509 Baxter St., was established in 1891 as an enclave for working-class African-Americans in Second Ward. It survived urban renewal in the 1960s and ‘70s when the adjoining Brooklyn community... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local Governmentnot commit themselves on anything. Their position was that we subject the idea
EFF Statement On Coalition for Local Government
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
not commit themselves on anything. Their position was that we subject the idea of free quality education to the existing commission on higher educate. They agreed on expropriation of land, but not without compensation. They denied that there is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EFF Statement On the Fourth Anniversary of the Marikana MassacreThe Economic Freedom Fighters marks the fourth Anniversary of the brutal mass m
EFF Statement On the Fourth Anniversary of the Marikana Massacre
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
The Economic Freedom Fighters marks the fourth Anniversary of the brutal mass murder of black mineworkers by the ANC government on this day in 2012. The workers of Lonmin had been on a sustained strike demanding a living wage of R12, 500 when the ANC... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Furore Over Proposed Communications Tax Bill Heightensas a move by the federal government to negate the vision of the International T
Furore Over Proposed Communications Tax Bill Heightens
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
as a move by the federal government to negate the vision of the International Telecoms Union (ITU), which had proposed to African countries to make telecommunications services, including broadband access, a priority and constitutional right for... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Kenya to Sell Agriculture, Infrastructure and Innovation Projects At Ticadprojects for funding to development financial institutions during the forthcomi
Kenya to Sell Agriculture, Infrastructure and Innovation Projects At Ticad
AllAfrica.com / Posted 3 days ago
projects for funding to development financial institutions during the forthcoming 6th Tokyo International Conference on African Development (TICAD VI). Kenya Private Sector Alliance (KEPSA) Chief Executive Carole Kariuki says the three areas... Read more
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iol.co.za
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe axes state workersreported that 8 252 posts at the ministry, or 43 percent of its workforce, have
Cash-strapped Zimbabwe axes state workers
iol.co.za / Posted 3 days ago
reported that 8 252 posts at the ministry, or 43 percent of its workforce, have been abolished, citing the Public Service Commission, which oversees government departments. The government has ordered a freeze on hiring and promotions across all... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Gabon's old guard hopes to unseat Bongo dynasty scioncountry of 1.8 million people for 41 years until he died in 2009. The presiden
Gabon's old guard hopes to unseat Bongo dynasty scion
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
country of 1.8 million people for 41 years until he died in 2009. The president's only credible challenger, former senior African Union official Jean Ping, 73, is carrying the flag for the old guard of Bongo senior's cronies. It was only last... Read more
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The Times & The Sunday Times
Hawks vs Gordhan: What people are saying…which is related to the investigation into allegations of a covert unit at the
Hawks vs Gordhan: What people are saying…
The Times & The Sunday Times / Posted 3 days ago
which is related to the investigation into allegations of a covert unit at the SA Revenue Service during his tenure as commissioner. Here’s a round-up of reaction to the news: Economic Freedom Fighters (EFF) spokesperson Mbuyiseni... Read more
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Newsmax
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in AmericaMembers of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leader
Newsmax's 50 Most Influential Mormons in America
Newsmax / Posted 4 days ago
Members of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints are important leaders in many fields, including government, economics, entertainment, science, education, and sports. Most would agree Mormons “over index” in many fields that affect millions... Read more
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Daily Maverick
An Open Letter to the new Mayor of Johannesburgpublic actions, you must convey convincingly that you are the mayor for all of
An Open Letter to the new Mayor of Johannesburg
Daily Maverick / Posted 4 days ago
public actions, you must convey convincingly that you are the mayor for all of us – rich or poor, black and white, South African citizen and foreign-born resident, northern suburbs and CBD dweller, young and old, those who are still hopeful and... Read more
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Crosscut
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's futurefor the last three years. She’s gone beyond her duties of just reviewing OPA in
60 reasons to be optimistic about the Northwest's future
Crosscut / Posted 4 days ago
for the last three years. She’s gone beyond her duties of just reviewing OPA investigations and helped the Community Police Commission craft complex and innovative recommendations for reforming use of force and accountability processes. … Her... Read more
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FOX News
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white malepoverty and shared misery. Venezuela is the most recent example that big govern
Why 2016 is the year of the angry white male
FOX News / Posted 4 days ago
poverty and shared misery. Venezuela is the most recent example that big government tax-and-spend policies lead to economic collapse, food shortages, and no toilet paper. Hotels ask guests to BYOTP—“bring your own toilet paper.”2 Gotta... Read more
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Eye Witness News
Fedusa: Hawks’ battle against Gordhan is out of controlagainst all major currencies. It’s still uncertain whether the finance ministe
Fedusa: Hawks’ battle against Gordhan is out of control
Eye Witness News / Posted 4 days ago
against all major currencies. It’s still uncertain whether the finance minister, together with three other former South African Revenue Services (Sars) officials, will report to the Hawks tomorrow morning. Fedusa’s Dennis George says workers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
In Edo, Solidarity Is Not ForeverEsama of Benin, felt it was facing persecution with the coming to power of Osun
In Edo, Solidarity Is Not Forever
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 days ago
Esama of Benin, felt it was facing persecution with the coming to power of Osunbor who was alleged to have encouraged the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission, EFCC, to pursue its cases against the former governor. They saw Oshiomhole's... Read more
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Asian Correspondent
The Philippines: Going the Wrong Way on Climate ChangeNovember. The aim of COP 22 is to “make the voices of the most vulnerable count
The Philippines: Going the Wrong Way on Climate Change
Asian Correspondent / Posted 4 days ago
November. The aim of COP 22 is to “make the voices of the most vulnerable countries to climate change heard, in particular African countries and island states.” In other words, the COP22 is precisely the type of forum the Philippines, whose 2,000... Read more
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