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Nambibian Freedom Fighter Andimba toivo ya Toivo Dies At 92

Namibian independence leader Andimba toivo ya Toivo died June 9 at age 92 at his home from a suspected heart attack in the suburb of capital Windhoek. Toivo was one of the longest serving Robben Island prisoners from Namibia. He served for sixteen years and shared the same section of South Africa’s Terrorism Act with former late South African President ...

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Is Muammar Gaddafi’s Son, Saif al-Islam Gaddafi, Really Released?

After about six years the son of Col Muammar Gaddafi has been freed from a jail in Libya. It is not yet known what Saif al-Islam Gaddafi would next do. He was once about to succeed his father as leader of the country. Saif al-Islam Gaddafi was detained in 2011 by militia brigade and now one of his lawyers confirmed ...

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Mozambique Bans Zimbabwean Poultry Import As Measures Against Avian Flu Outbreak

Mozambique has temporarily banned import of all the birds and their derivatives from Zimbabwe following avian flu outbreak in the Zimbabwean province of Mashonaland East. The Zimbabwean authorities have destroyed about 715,500 chickens as a necessary measure. National Veterinary Directive (DINAV) of Mozambique announced the ban lately saying it covers domestic poultry, day old chicks, wild birds, hatching eggs, fresh ...

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Parents Of Kidnapped Children From Lagos State Midel College Urges Government For Help

Several parents gathered at the Government House in Alausa, Ikeja, demanding the authorities to seek the release of their children who were kidnapped on Wednesday from Lagos State Midel College, Igbonla, Epe. Two weeks ago six male students were kidnapped under gunpoint from the school premises. The parents in less than two dozen in number converged at 9 a.m. and ...

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China Raises Voice Against Arrest Of Chinese People In Zambia

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Zambia arrested about dozens of Chinese people over the weekend alleging they practised illegal mining. The issue has now been highlighted and China has complained to Zambian authorities as strong evidence has not been provided. Zambia says the 31 arrested Chinese nationals operated unlicensed smelting plants and they even employed minors apart from other things which are not allowed in ...

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Zimbabwean First Lady Warns NGOs Will Not Be Welcomed

Zimbabwean First Lady Grace Mugabe said Friday NGOs will not be entertained any more in the country as bumper harvest has been seen this year and politics of Zimbabwe should not be disturbed. Mugabe is the leader of ruling Zanu-PF party’s women’s wing and she added it is time for them to vet some of the NGOs which are operating ...

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Kenyatta Opens Rail Network From Nairobi To Mombasa

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Kenyan President Uhuru Kenyatta opened today the largest infrastructure project in the country in over fifty years with some help from Chinese friends. The first stage of a major railway connects capital Nairobi with Mombasa. With the help of Chinese investment and influence the project marks largest infrastructure since independence in 1964 from British colonialists. The railway track is 298 ...

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