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Op-Ed News
Lie of the Year"Every single murderer over 40 years that I have covered in these circumstances
Lie of the Year
Op-Ed News / Posted 17 hours ago
"Every single murderer over 40 years that I have covered in these circumstances has been either atheistic, agnostic, no religious basis at all." Bill O'Reilly has erased religious lunacy from history. According to him, religion has no role in any... Read more
18h
International Business Times
Warlords of Ivory: Investigation looks elephant poaching business with fake tusks and a GPS device The ivory trade is big business, with thousands of elephants slaughtered every
Warlords of Ivory: Investigation looks elephant poaching business with fake tusks and a GPS device
International Business Times / Posted 18 hours ago
The ivory trade is big business, with thousands of elephants slaughtered every year by poachers trafficking their tusks into East Asia. However, how they get there is less clear. Earlier this year, researchers from the University of Washington found... Read more
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WA Today
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for womenSister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo:
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for women
WA Today / Posted 6 days ago
Sister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo: Brendan Esposito There are few places on earth more dangerous for women than the remote, unstable north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. But amid the hazards... Read more
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Canberra Times
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for womenSister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo:
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for women
Canberra Times / Posted 6 days ago
Sister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo: Brendan Esposito There are few places on earth more dangerous for women than the remote, unstable north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. But amid the hazards... Read more
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Brisbane Times
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for womenSister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo:
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for women
Brisbane Times / Posted 6 days ago
Sister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo: Brendan Esposito There are few places on earth more dangerous for women than the remote, unstable north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. But amid the hazards... Read more
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The Age
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for womenSister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo:
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for women
The Age / Posted 6 days ago
Sister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo: Brendan Esposito There are few places on earth more dangerous for women than the remote, unstable north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. But amid the hazards... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for womenSister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo:
The nun who brings hope to one of the world's most dangerous places for women
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 6 days ago
Sister Angelique Namaika: "We are working hard to return some dignity." Photo: Brendan Esposito There are few places on earth more dangerous for women than the remote, unstable north-east of the Democratic Republic of Congo. But amid the hazards... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Appeals Chamber to Decide Whether to Refer Kenya to ICC Membership for Non - CooperationOn Wednesday, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court will anno
Appeals Chamber to Decide Whether to Refer Kenya to ICC Membership for Non - Cooperation
AllAfrica.com / Posted 7 days ago
On Wednesday, the Appeals Chamber of the International Criminal Court will announce its decision on whether to refer Kenya to the ICC's membership for not honouring its obligations and cooperating with the prosecution in the now terminated case... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Reports New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct By Peacekeepers in Central African RepublicA series of new "disturbing" allegations of misconduct in the Central African R
UN Reports New Allegations of Sexual Misconduct By Peacekeepers in Central African Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 9 days ago
A series of new "disturbing" allegations of misconduct in the Central African Republic were announced today by the Deputy Special Representative and Deputy Head of the United Nations Multidimensional Integrated Stabilization Mission in the country... Read more
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Business Insider
Howard Buffett is investing millions in CongoIn the town of Matebe, in Democratic Republic of Congo's turbulent eastern prov
Howard Buffett is investing millions in Congo
Business Insider / Posted 9 days ago
In the town of Matebe, in Democratic Republic of Congo's turbulent eastern province of North Kivu, construction crews work around the clock to lay giant steel cylinders through which water from the Rutshuru River will plunge 85 meters to drive three... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern CongoMATEBE, Democratic Republic of Congo: U.S. philanthropist Howard Buffett, son o
Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern Congo
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 9 days ago
MATEBE, Democratic Republic of Congo: U.S. philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren, is pouring millions of dollars into power projects in war-torn Congo, betting that private investment can bring development where the United... Read more
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10d
Reuters
Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern CongoHoward G. Buffett, chairman and CEO of the Howard Buffett Foundation, poses for
Howard Buffett bets on hydropower to rebuild eastern Congo
Reuters / Posted 10 days ago
Howard G. Buffett, chairman and CEO of the Howard Buffett Foundation, poses for a portrait in New York in this October 22, 2013 file photo. MATEBE, Democratic Republic of Congo U.S. philanthropist Howard Buffett, son of billionaire investor Warren,... Read more
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Herald Sun
Nun on a bike is changing the worldYOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a
Nun on a bike is changing the world
Herald Sun / Posted 10 days ago
YOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a huge smile. FOR a more than a decade Catholic nun Sister Angelique Namaika has helped thousands of women and girls who have been kidnapped, raped and kept as sex slaves... Read more
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Weekly Times
Nun on a bike is changing the worldYOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a
Nun on a bike is changing the world
Weekly Times / Posted 10 days ago
YOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a huge smile. FOR a more than a decade Catholic nun Sister Angelique Namaika has helped thousands of women and girls who have been kidnapped, raped and kept as sex slaves... Read more
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News.com.au
Nun on a bike is changing the worldbreaking news A humble Catholic nun on a bicycle is changing the lives of fo
Nun on a bike is changing the world
News.com.au / Posted 10 days ago
breaking news A humble Catholic nun on a bicycle is changing the lives of former sex slaves in the Congo.Source: AAP YOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a huge... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Nun on a bike is changing the worldYOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a
Nun on a bike is changing the world
The Courier Mail / Posted 10 days ago
YOU don't need much to change the world - just a bicycle, loaves of bread and a huge smile. FOR a more than a decade Catholic nun Sister Angelique Namaika has helped thousands of women and girls who have been kidnapped, raped and kept as sex slaves... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Adjumani - the Hospital Others Can Borrow a Leaf FromThe small town of Adjumani District is characterised by dusty, potholed roads a
Adjumani - the Hospital Others Can Borrow a Leaf From
AllAfrica.com / Posted 11 days ago
The small town of Adjumani District is characterised by dusty, potholed roads and a people still healing from the wounds of the 20-year-old Lord's Resistance Army war. The thin scanty road leading to the main town tells of years of unaccustomed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Government Can't Support LRA Victims At Once - OnekKaberamaido — The Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Mr Hilary Onek, has said
Government Can't Support LRA Victims At Once - Onek
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Kaberamaido — The Minister for Disaster Preparedness, Mr Hilary Onek, has said the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) victims spread over Teso, Lango and Acholi sub-regions are too many to be helped at once. "These people are in thousands and government... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Obama is Urged to Finish Off the Kony 'Gang'Activists on Monday urged US President Barack Obama to provide the resources ne
Obama is Urged to Finish Off the Kony 'Gang'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Activists on Monday urged US President Barack Obama to provide the resources needed to eradicate the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) "criminal gang" before he leaves office in 17 months. The LRA is believed to have been significantly weakened in the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Are Uganda's Schools Disappearing?Kampala — The bulldozers razed Nabagereka Primary School to the ground, leaving
Why Are Uganda's Schools Disappearing?
AllAfrica.com / Posted 12 days ago
Kampala — The bulldozers razed Nabagereka Primary School to the ground, leaving nothing but rubble and classroom detritus. Rose Nakamya heard about her school's demolition when she was watching the morning news two weeks before she was due back at... Read more
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The Huffington Post
Fake Elephant Tusks With GPS Trackers Trace Ivory’s Violent Path Through AfricaIn this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, an African elephant grazes in Tarang
Fake Elephant Tusks With GPS Trackers Trace Ivory’s Violent Path Through Africa
The Huffington Post / Posted 13 days ago
In this photo taken Friday, Jan. 16, 2015, an African elephant grazes in Tarangire National Park on the outskirts of Arusha, northern Tanzania. (Associated Press) When African elephants are killed for their tusks, where does the ivory go? According... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
American Star Actress Brings Hope to the NorthKampala — American actress Mary-Louise Parker is in the country to create diffe
American Star Actress Brings Hope to the North
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
Kampala — American actress Mary-Louise Parker is in the country to create different opportunities for vulnerable Ugandan youth affected by Lord's Resistance Army twenty years of insurgency in northern Uganda. During her four-day visit, Ms Parker... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Woman Kills Lover Over Car Swap DealThere is a common local saying that money stands above everything. In this case
Woman Kills Lover Over Car Swap Deal
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
There is a common local saying that money stands above everything. In this case, it stood over a love relationship, and crashed it, leaving one spouse dead. A girlfriend arranged for the murder of her boyfriend after a car barter deal went... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Chief, Seeking Accountability, Shatters Myth of Lifetime JobsUnited Nations — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of telling on
UN Chief, Seeking Accountability, Shatters Myth of Lifetime Jobs
AllAfrica.com / Posted 13 days ago
United Nations — U.N. Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon stopped short of telling one his high-ranking Special Representatives: "You're fired." If he did, he was only echoing the now-famous words of a U.S. presidential candidate, Donald Trump, who is... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban Vows 'Decisive Action' On Allegations of Sexual Abuse By UN PeacekeepersVowing "decisive action" on reports of sexual exploitation committed by United
Ban Vows 'Decisive Action' On Allegations of Sexual Abuse By UN Peacekeepers
AllAfrica.com / Posted 16 days ago
Vowing "decisive action" on reports of sexual exploitation committed by United Nations peacekeepers deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR), Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon announced that he has accepted the resignation of the head of the UN... Read more
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KPBS San Diego
GPS Trackers In Fake Elephant Tusks Reveal Ivory Smuggling RouteSome 30,000 African elephants die each year as a result of poaching, and many o
GPS Trackers In Fake Elephant Tusks Reveal Ivory Smuggling Route
KPBS San Diego / Posted 17 days ago
Some 30,000 African elephants die each year as a result of poaching, and many of their ivory tusks wind up hundreds or thousands of miles away. Investigative journalist Bryan Christy wanted to track the route of the poached tusks, so he commissioned... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
I Watched Philly Lutaaya's 'Born in Africa' Again After 20 Years - Here Is What I LearntI was chatting with some colleagues last week, and the conversation drifted to
I Watched Philly Lutaaya's 'Born in Africa' Again After 20 Years - Here Is What I Learnt
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
I was chatting with some colleagues last week, and the conversation drifted to how diseases have reorganised African societies - consider how the Ebola outbreak in West Africa changed burial practices. Neither of them is 30 yet, and they revealed... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Ban 'Dismayed' By Allegations of Abuse By UN 'Blue Helmets'Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his consternation regarding a numbe
Ban 'Dismayed' By Allegations of Abuse By UN 'Blue Helmets'
AllAfrica.com / Posted 17 days ago
Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon has expressed his consternation regarding a number of allegations concerning the conduct of United Nations peacekeepers deployed to the Central African Republic (CAR), a spokesperson for the Organization has... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UN Releases Funds for Humanitarian Aid Amid Ongoing CrisisThe United Nations has allocated over $13 million dollars for the immediate dis
UN Releases Funds for Humanitarian Aid Amid Ongoing Crisis
AllAfrica.com / Posted 18 days ago
The United Nations has allocated over $13 million dollars for the immediate distribution of life-saving assistance targeting those affected by the ongoing violence in the Central African Republic (CAR), the Organization's relief arm reported... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
2015 Recipient of the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary ActivismHuman Rights Watch's Alison Des Forges Award celebrates the valor of individual
2015 Recipient of the Alison Des Forges Award for Extraordinary Activism
AllAfrica.com / Posted 19 days ago
Human Rights Watch's Alison Des Forges Award celebrates the valor of individuals who put their lives on the line to protect the dignity and rights of others. Human Rights Watch collaborates with these courageous activists to create a world in which... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Yoweri Museveni Fast FactsHere is a look at the life of Yoweri Museveni, president of Uganda. Personal:
Yoweri Museveni Fast Facts
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 19 days ago
Here is a look at the life of Yoweri Museveni, president of Uganda. Personal: Birth Date: August 15,1944 Birth Place: Ntungamo, Uganda Birth Name: Yoweri Kaguta Museveni Father: Amos Kaguta, a cattle keeper Mother: Esteri Kokundeka Marriage:... Read more
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Brisbane Times
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprisin
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'
Brisbane Times / Posted 23 days ago
Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprising Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan has been at some sort of war since the early 1960s. Civil... Read more
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WA Today
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprisin
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'
WA Today / Posted 23 days ago
Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprising Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan has been at some sort of war since the early 1960s. Civil... Read more
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The Age
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprisin
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'
The Age / Posted 23 days ago
Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprising Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan has been at some sort of war since the early 1960s. Civil... Read more
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Sydney Morning Herald
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprisin
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'
Sydney Morning Herald / Posted 23 days ago
Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprising Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan has been at some sort of war since the early 1960s. Civil... Read more
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Canberra Times
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprisin
'I had the chance to kill him . . . I have chosen to forgive him'
Canberra Times / Posted 23 days ago
Trauma: To forgive or forget Nakivale refugee camp, Uganda: The area comprising Uganda, Burundi, Rwanda, Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC), Central African Republic (CAR) and South Sudan has been at some sort of war since the early 1960s. Civil... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Security Improves, But Situation Remains Fragile - UN EnvoyPolitical progress combined with the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers
Security Improves, But Situation Remains Fragile - UN Envoy
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
Political progress combined with the deployment of United Nations peacekeepers in nearly 40 localities have contributed to the improvement of the overall security situation in Central African Republic (CAR), which nonetheless remains precarious, the... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
UNHCR Helps Congolese Return Home By Air From Central African RepublicThe UN refugee agency has today launched an airlift to repatriate more than 600
UNHCR Helps Congolese Return Home By Air From Central African Republic
AllAfrica.com / Posted 23 days ago
The UN refugee agency has today launched an airlift to repatriate more than 600 refugees to the Democratic Republic of the Congo (DRC) six years after they fled to Central African Republic (CAR) to escape attacks by the rebel Lord's Resistance Army... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Mao Buries Lukwago Hopes in DPKatomi Kingdom Resort hotel, near Entebbe town, on the shores of Lake Victoria
Mao Buries Lukwago Hopes in DP
AllAfrica.com / Posted 24 days ago
Katomi Kingdom Resort hotel, near Entebbe town, on the shores of Lake Victoria was on July 24 bathed in a sea of green and white, the colours of Uganda's oldest party, the Democratic Party, which was holding its Delegates Conference there. Excited... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Six Years On, Congolese Refugees Who Fled LRA Return Home From CARBangui — More than 600 Congolese refugees who fled into Central African Republi
Six Years On, Congolese Refugees Who Fled LRA Return Home From CAR
AllAfrica.com / Posted 26 days ago
Bangui — More than 600 Congolese refugees who fled into Central African Republic (CAR) six years ago to escape attacks from the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) returned to their country on Monday (August 3) in an airlift organized by the UN refugee... Read more
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Belfast Telegraph
Davy Adams: 'With Goal you don't visit nice places, but you get on with it' The Big Interview Davy Adams with an orphan in Sierra Leone (this child lost
Davy Adams: 'With Goal you don't visit nice places, but you get on with it'
Belfast Telegraph / Posted 27 days ago
The Big Interview Davy Adams with an orphan in Sierra Leone (this child lost his entire family, except for an older brother, to Ebola) Adrian Rutherford talks to former... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Reasons Behind Unleashing Continent's PotentialToday, the world has opened its eyes to see what is happening in Ethiopia/Afric
Reasons Behind Unleashing Continent's Potential
AllAfrica.com / Posted 29 days ago
Today, the world has opened its eyes to see what is happening in Ethiopia/Africa. One can guess the answer perhaps, but in what way. The reason is lucid obscure, paradoxically. As Africa especially Ethiopia has won world confidence with regard to a... Read more
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FOX 6 News Birmingham
AL-based Four Corners Ministries offers hope for Northern Ugandan refugeesIt's rare to walk by the children's program at Four Corners Ministries without
AL-based Four Corners Ministries offers hope for Northern Ugandan refugees
FOX 6 News Birmingham / Posted 30 days ago
It's rare to walk by the children's program at Four Corners Ministries without seeing singing, smiling, learning, laughing--lives being lived without fear. It's a stark contrast to how life was for the children's parents just a few years... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Highlights of Obama's Speech to AUOn Tuesday, Barack Obama becomes the first president of the United States to ad
Highlights of Obama's Speech to AU
AllAfrica.com / Posted 30 days ago
On Tuesday, Barack Obama becomes the first president of the United States to address the African Union. The following is an excerpt from President Barack Obama's speech to African Union. Africa is on the move, and a new Africa is emerging I am... Read more
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