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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Pursues Speedy Reforms in Petroleum SectorThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness
NNPC Pursues Speedy Reforms in Petroleum Sector
AllAfrica.com / Posted 4 hours ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation (NNPC) has expressed its readiness to collaborate with the National Assembly to ensure efficiency and transformation of the downstream sector of the petroleum industry. The Minister of State for Petroleum... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Senate Pledges Support for EFCCChairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Senat
Senate Pledges Support for EFCC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 hours ago
Chairman of the Senate Committee on Anti-corruption and Financial Crimes, Senator Godfrey Chukwuka Utazi, has expressed the readiness of the Committee to support the Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFCC) in the discharge of its statutory... Read more
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Kinston Free Press
Greene County School Board approves drone policySNOW HILL | The Greene County School Board met Monday to adopt two new policies
Greene County School Board approves drone policy
Kinston Free Press / Posted 12 hours ago
SNOW HILL | The Greene County School Board met Monday to adopt two new policies for the school system and to begin preparation for the 2016-2017 school year.During the January meeting of the school board, Patrick Miller, superintendent of Greene... Read more
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Irish Examiner
South African court hears case against President ZumaAfrican court hears case against President Zuma Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 0
South African court hears case against President Zuma
Irish Examiner / Posted 21 hours ago
African court hears case against President Zuma Tuesday, February 09, 2016 - 08:31 pm The chant “pay back the money” filtered into South Africa’s highest court as judges heard a case in which President Jacob Zuma is accused of violating... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
South African court hears case against President Zuma Protesters outside the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg where President J
South African court hears case against President Zuma
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 22 hours ago
Protesters outside the Constitutional Court in Johannesburg where President Jacob Zuma is appearing (AP) The chant "pay back the money" filtered into South Africa's highest court as judges heard... Read more
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Times of Malta
South African court hears case against President ZumaThe chant "pay back the money" filtered into South Africa's highest court as ju
South African court hears case against President Zuma
Times of Malta / Posted 23 hours ago
The chant "pay back the money" filtered into South Africa's highest court as judges heard a case in which President Jacob Zuma is accused of violating the constitution in a scandal over state spending on his private home. Inside court, lawyers... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Osinbajo Assures On Passage of PIB Into LawYemi Osinabjo has accused the previous governments of managing the country's va
Osinbajo Assures On Passage of PIB Into Law
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
Yemi Osinabjo has accused the previous governments of managing the country's vast resources without transparency and accountability. According to him, lack of transparency was responsible for Nigeria's economic backwardness and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adeosun - TSA Proceeds May Reduce Deficit Financinggap in the 2016 budget, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has stated. Ad
Adeosun - TSA Proceeds May Reduce Deficit Financing
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
gap in the 2016 budget, Minister of Finance, Mrs. Kemi Adeosun, has stated. Adeosun, who presented a keynote address at a one-day TSA workshop for state accountants-general in Abuja monday, said fund recoveries as a result of the implementation of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla - Concourt Hearing a Pivotal Moment for Justice and AccountabilityDA Deputy Chief Whip Legal certainty about the powers of the Public Protector,
Nkandla - Concourt Hearing a Pivotal Moment for Justice and Accountability
AllAfrica.com / Posted yesterday
DA Deputy Chief Whip Legal certainty about the powers of the Public Protector, and the force and effect of remedial action taken by the Public Protector, are vital to the successful functioning of our constitutional democracy. This is why the... Read more
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Daily Dispatch
ConCourt hearing on Nkandla pivotal moment for justice‚ says DALegal certainty about the powers of the Public Protector‚ and the force and eff
ConCourt hearing on Nkandla pivotal moment for justice‚ says DA
Daily Dispatch / Posted 2 days ago
Legal certainty about the powers of the Public Protector‚ and the force and effect of remedial action taken by the Public Protector‚ are vital to the successful functioning of the country’s constitutional democracy‚ the Democratic Alliance says. It... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Youths Move for Greater Presence in National AssemblySome Nigerian youths last month formally launched a platform, Young Legislators
Youths Move for Greater Presence in National Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
Some Nigerian youths last month formally launched a platform, Young Legislators Accountability Project (#YLAPNG), to monitor legislative activities and seek more membership into the National Assembly. The legislature is central to the actualization... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
EAC Gender Bill Eases ThroughEast African Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 sailed through the Firs
EAC Gender Bill Eases Through
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
East African Gender Equality and Development Bill, 2016 sailed through the First Reading in the East African Legislative Assembly last week writes ELISHA MAYALLAH. The object of the Bill is to make provision for gender equality, protection and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NCCE Presents 2014 Reports to PAC/PECThe National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) was the latest to institution t
NCCE Presents 2014 Reports to PAC/PEC
AllAfrica.com / Posted 2 days ago
The National Council for Civic Education (NCCE) was the latest to institution to appear before the Joint Session of the Public Accounts and Public Enterprise Committees (PAC/PEC) of the National Assembly yesterday to present its annual activity... Read more
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The Malaysian Insider
Becoming the angel we knowthe angel we know Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 2012 said that it is better to vo
Becoming the angel we know
The Malaysian Insider / Posted 2 days ago
the angel we know Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad in 2012 said that it is better to vote for the devil you know (Barisan Nasional) than the angel you don't (Pakatan Rakyat). He must be regretting what he said now that the devil he knows has ousted... Read more
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Orange County Register
Bullet-train foes railroaded at legislative hearingThe Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation recently
Bullet-train foes railroaded at legislative hearing
Orange County Register / Posted 3 days ago
The Assembly Budget Subcommittee No. 3 on Resources and Transportation recently held a 90-minute hearing on the California high-speed rail project that was intended to provide oversight, but seems to have been nothing more than another dog and pony... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Lawmakers concerned and angry about city schools enrollment woesState lawmakers are blasting Baltimore school leaders and demanding increased o
Lawmakers concerned and angry about city schools enrollment woes
Baltimore Sun / Posted 4 days ago
State lawmakers are blasting Baltimore school leaders and demanding increased oversight following revelations that the district may have inflated student enrollment numbers. The district's budget is being reduced by $30 million next school year, in... Read more
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Baltimore Sun
Schuh to pull tax sale billCounty Executive Steve Schuh plans to pull back his proposal to post tax sale n
Schuh to pull tax sale bill
Baltimore Sun / Posted 5 days ago
County Executive Steve Schuh plans to pull back his proposal to post tax sale notices on the government's website instead of newspapers. Owen McEvoy, a spokesman for Schuh, said the administration will announce the state bill's withdrawal... Read more
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The Hill
Let’s move to regulate against homemade weaponsaftermath of the San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting, Democrats have ramped u
Let’s move to regulate against homemade weapons
The Hill / Posted 5 days ago
aftermath of the San Bernardino, Calif., mass shooting, Democrats have ramped up pressure in their calls for tighter gun controls while Republicans quietly attempt to sweep the topic under the rug. Such discourse eventually wanes as emotions and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Treasury Says IFMIS Being Audited to Make It FoolproofNairobi — The National Treasury has commissioned an audit of the Integrated Fin
Treasury Says IFMIS Being Audited to Make It Foolproof
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
Nairobi — The National Treasury has commissioned an audit of the Integrated Financial Management Information System (IFMIS) to improve its efficiency. Treasury Principal Secretary Kamau Thugge says the audit is being undertaken by the Auditor... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Debt, Pension Management Modules to Be Added On IFMISThe National Treasury is looking to add new modules on IFMIS that include debt
Debt, Pension Management Modules to Be Added On IFMIS
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The National Treasury is looking to add new modules on IFMIS that include debt and pension management modules that are expected to enhance the management of public finances. According to the MyGov website this announcement was made by Dr. Kamau... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Nkandla - DA Lodges Papers With Western Cape High Courtresidence. The DA has this morning filed papers with the Western Cape High Cou
Nkandla - DA Lodges Papers With Western Cape High Court
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
residence. The DA has this morning filed papers with the Western Cape High Court to have the Minister of Police's report on Nkandla declared unconstitutional after it was bludgeoned through the ad hoc committee and ultimately adopted last night... Read more
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Office of the President - Philippines
Republic Act No. 10742S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippi
Republic Act No. 10742
Office of the President - Philippines / Posted 6 days ago
S. No. 2401 H. No. 6043 Republic of the Philippines Congress of the Philippines Sixteenth Congress Third Regular Session Begun and held in Metro Manila, on Monday, the twenty-seventh day of July, two thousand fifteen. AN ACT ESTABLISHING... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
NNPC Has Fully Complied With TSA Directive, Says KachikwuThe Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday said it has fully comp
NNPC Has Fully Complied With TSA Directive, Says Kachikwu
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
The Nigerian National Petroleum Corporation on Wednesday said it has fully complied with the federal government's directive on the Treasury Single Account (TSA) in its operations. The Minister of State for Petroleum Resources, Ibeh Kachikwu, who... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Oil Price Rises to U.S.$33PB As Russia Okays OPEC's Positionto $33.12 per barrel, paring earlier losses after fresh comments from Russia ab
Oil Price Rises to U.S.$33PB As Russia Okays OPEC's Position
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
to $33.12 per barrel, paring earlier losses after fresh comments from Russia about its openness to talk with the Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) over output cuts. Russian foreign minister, Sergei Lavrov, said if there is... Read more
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Daily Press
GO Virginia: New grants, incentive program has massive support at legislatureA new system of job incentives backed by nearly $39 million in state grants is
GO Virginia: New grants, incentive program has massive support at legislature
Daily Press / Posted 6 days ago
A new system of job incentives backed by nearly $39 million in state grants is rolling toward passage at the Virginia General Assembly. Supporters – which include the governor, top legislative leaders and big-name business executives – promise... Read more
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walesonline
'I fear Carwyn Jones has given up on the union'Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has launched a ferocious attack on First Minister
'I fear Carwyn Jones has given up on the union'
walesonline / Posted 7 days ago
Welsh Secretary Stephen Crabb has launched a ferocious attack on First Minister Carwyn Jones, saying he fears the Welsh Labour leader has “given up on the union” and is now in the “same camp” as Plaid Cymru’s Leanne Wood. The Conservative cabinet... Read more
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The Hindu
Yogendra Yadav interview: We are not here just to spoil AAP prospectsMemorial Lecture organised by the Madras Institute of Development Studies and C
Yogendra Yadav interview: We are not here just to spoil AAP prospects
The Hindu / Posted 8 days ago
Memorial Lecture organised by the Madras Institute of Development Studies and Centre for Studies in Social Transformation. He spoke to Vasanth Srinivasan on a range of topics including the roadmap for the Abhiyan and the evolution of... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S' Anti-Zim Agenda Exposed - Back Off Zim Affairs, Says Govt - Bid to Set Harare Lending Terms Rappedto weaken the country's sovereign status and reverse its successful land reform
U.S' Anti-Zim Agenda Exposed - Back Off Zim Affairs, Says Govt - Bid to Set Harare Lending Terms Rapped
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
to weaken the country's sovereign status and reverse its successful land reform programme. This was after the US Senate Committee on Foreign Relations chairman Mr Bob Corker wrote a letter to that country's secretary for Treasury Mr Jacob Lew on... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obj's Letter to NASS and Matters ArisingWhile former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in a detailed missive, accuses the Na
Obj's Letter to NASS and Matters Arising
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
While former President Olusegun Obasanjo, in a detailed missive, accuses the National Assembly of corruption and insensitivity, there is a growing worry that the legislature is indeed caught in a web. ANDREW OOTA dissects the issues. Call him any... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
County Denies Losing Sh128 Million Last Financial YearThe county government has defended itself against reports that it failed to acc
County Denies Losing Sh128 Million Last Financial Year
AllAfrica.com / Posted 8 days ago
The county government has defended itself against reports that it failed to account for Sh128 million in the last financial year. Responding to concerns by the county assembly over the money, Finance Executive Shadrack Chelimo said the Sh128 million... Read more
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Chattanooga Times Free Press
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget addressTennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb.
Full text of Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam's annual budget address
Chattanooga Times Free Press / Posted 8 days ago
Tennessee Gov. Bill Haslam delivers his State of the State Address Monday, Feb. 1, 2016, in Nashville. Also read The full text of Gov. Bill Haslam's annual State of the State address as prepared for delivery to lawmakers on Monday: Lieutenant... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
If We Don't Watch Out, Corruption Will Sink UsChief Justice Willy Mutunga confirms the Judiciary he leads is corrupt. House S
If We Don't Watch Out, Corruption Will Sink Us
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
Chief Justice Willy Mutunga confirms the Judiciary he leads is corrupt. House Speaker Justin Muturi affirms the National Assembly is ravenous and corrupt. President Uhuru Kenyatta authoritatively states that there is corruption in the Office of the... Read more
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Pakistan News Tribune
PPP no link with Uzair Baloch: Syed Qaim Ali ShahMULTAN/SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Sunday that Paki
PPP no link with Uzair Baloch: Syed Qaim Ali Shah
Pakistan News Tribune / Posted 9 days ago
MULTAN/SUKKUR: Sindh Chief Minister Syed Qaim Ali Shah said on Sunday that Pakistan People Party (PPP) had no link with Uzair Baloch, as the provincial government itself was taking action against such criminals. Talking to media persons at local... Read more
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Jefferson City News Tribune
Show us the letter, governorLast year at this time, the Nixon Administration claimed it had a letter from b
Show us the letter, governor
Jefferson City News Tribune / Posted 10 days ago
Last year at this time, the Nixon Administration claimed it had a letter from bond counsel on which it was relying to justify Gov. Nixon’s belief that he could unilaterally agree to an unlimited amount of debt to fund construction of a new stadium in... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Okurounmu Backs Obasanjo, Says National Assembly Members Are CorruptFormer President, Olusegun Obasanjo's claim that the National Assembly members
Okurounmu Backs Obasanjo, Says National Assembly Members Are Corrupt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
Former President, Olusegun Obasanjo's claim that the National Assembly members are corrupt has been backed by a prominent Yoruba leader, Senator Femi Okurounmu. Okurounmu, who represented Ogun-Central senatorial district between 1999 and 2003, said... Read more
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Contra Costa Times Newspapers
Guest commentary: Support the school facilities bond for our kidsAs a mother of five children, a former school board member and the past chair o
Guest commentary: Support the school facilities bond for our kids
Contra Costa Times Newspapers / Posted 11 days ago
As a mother of five children, a former school board member and the past chair of the Assembly Education Committee, I understand firsthand the importance of ensuring our children are provided with high quality schools. Public schools are the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive BoardI am delighted to welcome all present to this First Regular Session of the UNDP
Statement to the First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
I am delighted to welcome all present to this First Regular Session of the UNDP Executive Board. Let me begin by congratulating H. E. Mr. Zohrab Mnatsakanyan, Ambassador and Permanent Representative of Armenia, on his election as President of the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Corruption Allegation - Obasanjo Under Fire From National AssemblyFederal lawmakers yesterday expressed anger over former President Olusegun Obas
Corruption Allegation - Obasanjo Under Fire From National Assembly
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Federal lawmakers yesterday expressed anger over former President Olusegun Obasanjo's letter to the leadership of the National Assembly accusing it of financial recklessness and insensitivity to the declining state of the country's economy. They... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
U.S.$2.1 Billion Arms Scandal -Iweala's Claims Untenable - FalanaFiery Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday, reacted to the rejoinder by Nige
U.S.$2.1 Billion Arms Scandal -Iweala's Claims Untenable - Falana
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Fiery Lagos lawyer, Femi Falana, on Wednesday, reacted to the rejoinder by Nigeria's former Finance Minister, Dr. Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala, who described as malicious his (Falana's) application to the Special Prosecutor of the International Criminal Court... Read more
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Orange County Register
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss says 'a lot of work ahead'HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam’s Communist Party ended its five-yearly congress Thurs
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss says 'a lot of work ahead'
Orange County Register / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam – Vietnam’s Communist Party ended its five-yearly congress Thursday after re-electing its 71-year-old chief for a second term, an expected outcome that sees the conservative pro-China ideologue cementing his hold on power. “Let me be... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana Fires Back At Okonjo-Iweala, Says She Left "Appalling Record"A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has lashed back at former finance minister, Ngozi
Falana Fires Back At Okonjo-Iweala, Says She Left "Appalling Record"
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
A senior lawyer, Femi Falana, has lashed back at former finance minister, Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala,‎ saying Mrs. Okonjo-Iweala has a habit of attacking critics of her "appalling records". In a statement on Wednesday, Mr. Falana said the ex-minister... Read more
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Officer.com
Ferguson, DOJ Reach Tentative Police Reform DealFERGUSON, Missouri -- The proposed agreement, negotiated over the course of mon
Ferguson, DOJ Reach Tentative Police Reform Deal
Officer.com / Posted 13 days ago
FERGUSON, Missouri -- The proposed agreement, negotiated over the course of months and behind closed doors, provides broad principles under which police officers should operate: Build community trust. Increase transparency. Strengthen... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Communism better than democracy, says Vietnam party bossHANOI, Vietnam (AP) � Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Part
Communism better than democracy, says Vietnam party boss
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) � Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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Daily Herald
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party ruleHANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party id
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule
Daily Herald / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam -- Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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Denver Post
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party ruleHANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Part
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule
Denver Post / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Thursday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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WLOX-TV Biloxi
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party ruleHANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Part
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule
WLOX-TV Biloxi / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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The Wilmington Star-News
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party ruleHANOI, Vietnam (AP) � Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Part
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule
The Wilmington Star-News / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) � Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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Lake Placid News
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss says 'a lot of work ahead'HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's Communist Party ended its five-yearly congress
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss says 'a lot of work ahead'
Lake Placid News / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) — Vietnam's Communist Party ended its five-yearly congress Thursday after re-electing its 71-year-old chief for a second term, an expected outcome that sees the conservative pro-China ideologue cementing his hold on power. "Let... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Falana to Okonjo- You Can't Extricate Yourself From DasukigateLast week, popular human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Niger
Falana to Okonjo- You Can't Extricate Yourself From Dasukigate
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Last week, popular human rights lawyer, Femi Falana, a senior advocate of Nigeria (SAN) petitioned the International Criminal Court (ICC) to investigate former minister finance Dr Ngozi Okonjo-Iweala over her alleged involvement in the diversion of... Read more
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WBOC Salisbury
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party ruleHANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Part
Re-elected Vietnam communist boss defends one-party rule
WBOC Salisbury / Posted 13 days ago
HANOI, Vietnam (AP) - Vietnam's re-elected leader, a 71-year-old Communist Party ideologue, made it clear Wednesday that one-party rule was here to stay, insisting that the collective leadership he heads is a better alternative to what he called... Read more
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