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EuroNews
Senators Seek More Information on U.S. Mission in NigerSen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., both said they hadn't known that the United States
EuroNews / Posted 2 minutes ago
Sen. Lindsey Graham, R-S.C., both said they hadn't known that the United States has had a thousand troops stationed in the African country and were eager to learn more about the exact nature of the mission there. The four service members were... Read more
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ABC News
UN agency rescinds controversial 'goodwill ambassador' role for African strongmanhas voiced their concerns and shared their thoughts." Tedros, a former Ethiopi
ABC News / Posted 13 minutes ago
has voiced their concerns and shared their thoughts." Tedros, a former Ethiopian official who this year became the first African to lead the United Nations' health agency, told a global conference in Uruguay on noncommunicable diseases (NCD) last... Read more
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KMGH 7 Denver
The WHO Takes Back Robert Mugabe's Goodwill Ambassador Appointmentsanctions for human rights violations and eroding the nation's democratic proce
KMGH 7 Denver / Posted 18 minutes ago
sanctions for human rights violations and eroding the nation's democratic process. Part of Mugabe's infamy both inside Africa and out stems from his effort to redistribute farmland owned and operated by white Zimbabweans — the descendants of... Read more
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Isle of Wight County Press
Stork lost on way to Africa may have died on Isle of Wight during Storm BrianA STORK which got lost on its way to Africa and ended up on the Isle of Wight m
Isle of Wight County Press / Posted 19 minutes ago
A STORK which got lost on its way to Africa and ended up on the Isle of Wight may have died during Storm Brian. Island wildlife expert Matthew Chatfield said: "You don't often see them in the UK. They winter in Africa. This one is a bit off course -... Read more
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Reuters
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrageon my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador fo
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs (non-communicable diseases) in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment,” Tedros said. The decision had been taken after consultation... Read more
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Reuters
U.S. senators seek answers on U.S. presence in Niger after ambushNiger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want
Reuters / Posted 24 minutes ago
Niger after the deaths of four soldiers there earlier this month and they want more answers on U.S. operations in the west African country. Senator John McCain (R-AZ) speaks to reporters as he arrives for a vote on Capitol Hill in Washington,... Read more
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Swissinfo
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outrageon my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador fo
Swissinfo / Posted 24 minutes ago
on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs (non-communicable diseases) in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment," Tedros said. The decision had been taken after consultation... Read more
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Eye Witness News
[WATCH] 'Criminals play somewhere else, not in our schools'[WATCH LIVE] Cyril Ramaphosa addresses cadres forum in Mahikeng [WATCH] Inside
Eye Witness News / Posted 33 minutes ago
[WATCH LIVE] Cyril Ramaphosa addresses cadres forum in Mahikeng [WATCH] Inside Africa: Earliest human ancestors discovered by accident [WATCH] Toni Braxton at 50 reflects on her career and life [WATCH] Wits students react to EFF winning SRC... Read more
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Business Wire
HSBC to Participate in Money20/20 Conference3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin
Business Wire / Posted 34 minutes ago
3,900 offices in 67 countries and territories in Europe, Asia, North and Latin America, and the Middle East and North Africa. With assets of US$2,492bn at 30 June 2017, HSBC is one of the world’s largest banking and financial services... Read more
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Daily Star
Zimbabwe dictator Robert Mugabe SACKED from charity role after just four dayschoice by WHO, a United Nations agency, as "sickening". "The government of Rob
Daily Star / Posted 41 minutes ago
choice by WHO, a United Nations agency, as "sickening". "The government of Robert Mugabe has brutalized human rights activists, crushed democracy dissidents, and turned the breadbasket of Africa – and its health system - into a basket-case," he sa... Read more
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The Chippewa Herald
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The Chippewa Herald / Posted 43 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Op-Ed News
Humanity Is Being Split into Two Groups: The Privileged and the Billions Who Face Plunder, Trauma and Sufferingchildren who are stunted by age five, who suffer from acute malnutrition, live
Op-Ed News / Posted 46 minutes ago
children who are stunted by age five, who suffer from acute malnutrition, live in these same areas, mostly West Asia, North Africa and Central Asia in a belt of dry land that has been susceptible to climate change as much as to the seemingly endless... Read more
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WQOW Eau Claire
O'Reilly says he was one of many accused at Foxmore than 1,100 blacksGeorgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacks N
WQOW Eau Claire / Posted 47 minutes ago
more than 1,100 blacksGeorgia town to honor graves of more than 1,100 blacks North Georgia town to honor more than 1,100 African-Americans buried in unmarked graves in a previously segregated cemetery.More >> North Georgia town to honor more... Read more
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Fremont Tribune
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Fremont Tribune / Posted 49 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Missoulian
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Missoulian / Posted 50 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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The World
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The World / Posted 54 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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ABC 7 El Paso
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
ABC 7 El Paso / Posted 54 minutes ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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Channel NewsAsia
Mugabe removed as WHO goodwill envoy after outragelast few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Muga
Channel NewsAsia / Posted 55 minutes ago
last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment," Tedros said. "I have also consulted with the Government of... Read more
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The Times and Democrat
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The Times and Democrat / Posted 57 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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News 8000
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
News 8000 / Posted 57 minutes ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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Lincoln Journal Star
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Lincoln Journal Star / Posted 59 minutes ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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The Sentinel
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The Sentinel / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Journal Gazette & Times-Courier
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Journal Gazette & Times-Courier / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Suspect wanted for shooting 10-old in Laurel turns himself infor US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the fune
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
for US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the funeral of a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Mourners are expected to pack... Read more
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express
Jimmy Carter offers to travel to North Korea to calm World War 3 threat for Trumpmarch during a mass rally on Kim Il-Sung sqaure in Pyongyang He has been a Cha
express / Posted an hour ago
march during a mass rally on Kim Il-Sung sqaure in Pyongyang He has been a Champion of human rights in South Korea, South Africa, Zimbabwe, Iran and Argentina. The former president established The Carter Center in 1982 and has observed 100... Read more
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KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls
Man found dead in apartment complex parking lotfor US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the fune
KSWO Lawton-Wichita Falls / Posted an hour ago
for US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the funeral of a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Mourners are expected to pack... Read more
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EuroNews
China has opportunity to become new leader in international developmentchildren, is unlikely to be achieved in the allotted timeframe. At the current
EuroNews / Posted an hour ago
children, is unlikely to be achieved in the allotted timeframe. At the current pace, mortality reduction in South Asia and Africa will not be realized until mid-century. Clearly, more investment is needed globally in the types of interventions... Read more
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Liverpool Echo
How to dine out in style with Disney in Orlandoutterly beautiful and, for my money, now the gold standard in theme park rides.
Liverpool Echo / Posted an hour ago
utterly beautiful and, for my money, now the gold standard in theme park rides. Earlier, we’d eaten at Boma – Flavours of Africa at the Animal Kingdom LodgeDisney hotels have excellent food options from buffet service to high end dining - our... Read more
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The Times of Northwest Indiana
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The Times of Northwest Indiana / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Santa Maria Times
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Santa Maria Times / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Sioux City Journal
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Sioux City Journal / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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KECI Missoula
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
KECI Missoula / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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KEYT 3 Santa Barbara
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
KEYT 3 Santa Barbara / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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Gulf News
HSBC growth strategy for women executives pays offway to go, but we managed to get there.”In the executive floor of HSBC regional
Gulf News / Posted an hour ago
way to go, but we managed to get there.”In the executive floor of HSBC regional office, which covers Middle East, North Africa and Turkey, women occupy five top positions. They include regional HR, Chief Information officer, Chief Financial... Read more
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Rapid City Journal
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
Rapid City Journal / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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New Kerala
Mumbai ODI: India win toss, elect to bat against Kiwis - newkerala news #282435play his 200th ODI. India, who are currently standing second in the ODI rankin
New Kerala / Posted an hour ago
play his 200th ODI. India, who are currently standing second in the ODI rankings, can regain the top ODI spot from South Africa if they win the series against New Zealand by 3-0. India (Playing XI): Shikhar Dhawan, Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli(c),... Read more
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Geelong Advertiser
Outrage sees Mugabe lose WHO envoy postWHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "mi
Geelong Advertiser / Posted an hour ago
WHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "miscalculation" by Tedros, elected the first African head of WHO in May. Mugabe was head of the African Union (AU) when the bloc endorsed Tedros - a former health and... Read more
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Australian Broadcasting Corporation
Robert Mugabe removed from WHO ambassador rolelast few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Muga
Australian Broadcasting Corporation / Posted an hour ago
last few days, I have reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for NCDs in Africa," Mr Tedros said. "As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment. "I have also consulted with the Government... Read more
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WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
WFMZ Eastern Pennsylvania and Western New Jersey / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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Adelaide Now
WHO dumps dictator amid outcryreflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Amb
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for (Non-communicable diseases) in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment” the head of the UN agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in... Read more
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Adelaide Now
Outrage sees Mugabe lose WHO envoy postWHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "mi
Adelaide Now / Posted an hour ago
WHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "miscalculation" by Tedros, elected the first African head of WHO in May. Mugabe was head of the African Union (AU) when the bloc endorsed Tedros - a former health and... Read more
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KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
KRBC Abilene & KTAB Abilene / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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KXXV Waco
Man found dead in apartment complex parking lotfor US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the fune
KXXV Waco / Posted an hour ago
for US soldier at center of Trump fight Mourners are expected to pack the funeral of a U.S. soldier whose combat death in Africa led to a political fight between President Donald Trump and a Florida congresswoman. Mourners are expected to pack... Read more
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The Bismarck Tribune
World Health Organization revokes appointment of MugabeFILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Rob
The Bismarck Tribune / Posted an hour ago
FILE - In this file photo dated Tuesday, Oct. 3, 2017, Zimbabwe's President Robert Mugabe, during his meeting with South African President Jacob Zuma, at the Presidential Guesthouse in Pretoria, South Africa. The head of the U.N. health agency has... Read more
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Herald Sun
WHO dumps dictator amid outcryreflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Amb
Herald Sun / Posted an hour ago
reflected on my appointment of H.E. President Robert Mugabe as WHO Goodwill Ambassador for (Non-communicable diseases) in Africa. As a result I have decided to rescind the appointment” the head of the UN agency, Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus, said in... Read more
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Weekly Times
Outrage sees Mugabe lose WHO envoy postWHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "mi
Weekly Times / Posted an hour ago
WHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "miscalculation" by Tedros, elected the first African head of WHO in May. Mugabe was head of the African Union (AU) when the bloc endorsed Tedros - a former health and... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Stumble over Mugabe Challenges WHO Leadershipwhich are taking an increasing toll on health in developing countries, as well
AllAfrica.com / Posted an hour ago
which are taking an increasing toll on health in developing countries, as well as wealthier ones. Tedros is the first African head of WHO. He was elected by its members - the world's nations - after a hard-fought campaign, where candidates... Read more
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KXLY-TV Spokane
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
KXLY-TV Spokane / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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The Courier Mail
Outrage sees Mugabe lose WHO envoy postWHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "mi
The Courier Mail / Posted an hour ago
WHO staff had said privately they were appalled at the "poor judgement" and "miscalculation" by Tedros, elected the first African head of WHO in May. Mugabe was head of the African Union (AU) when the bloc endorsed Tedros - a former health and... Read more
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WCYB 5 Tri-Cities
Mugabe removed as WHO ambassador amid outcryit's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced
WCYB 5 Tri-Cities / Posted an hour ago
it's in the organization's best interests. The public health agency announced the appointment last week, saying the African leader would focus on noncommunicable diseases on the continent such as heart attacks and strokes. A public outcry... Read more
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