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Zimbabwe's Ruling Party ZANU-PF Set to Sack Mugabe, Sources Say

0 Visits: 100 | Sunday November 19, 2017 - 06:44:41
HARARE, Zimbabwe — The leaders of Zimbabwe's ruling ZANU-PF party will meet on Sunday to approve the dismissal of President Robert Mugabe, the only leader the southern African nation has known since independence 37 years ago, two party sources have said.

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Africa: Nurturing Young Entrepreneurs as the Next Generation of Hunger Fighters

0 Visits: 193 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 21:50:39
DES MOINES, United States of America — Considered the "Nobel Prize of agriculture," the World Food Prize is awarded each year for a specific and exceptionally significant contribution to the production or distribution of food.

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Zimbabweans Celebrate Expected Fall of Mugabe on Harare Streets

0 Visits: 274 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 11:29:08
HARARE (Reuters) - Thousands of Zimbabweans flooded the streets of Harare on Saturday, waving national flags and singing and dancing in an outpouring of elation at the expected fall of President Robert Mugabe.

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Lebanese PM Arrives in Paris from Saudi Arabia

0 Visits: 125 | Saturday November 18, 2017 - 11:05:35
PARIS — The Latest on developments surrounding Lebanon's crisis with Saudi Arabia in the wake of Prime Minister Saad Hariri's resignation (all times local):

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Kenya: At Least Five Killed in Nairobi as Violence Greets Opposition Leader's Return

0 Visits: 150 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 23:23:18
NAIROBI — At least five people were killed on Friday as Kenyan police tried to disperse supporters accompanying opposition leader Raila Odinga from the airport to central Nairobi, police said.

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UN Refugee Agency Asks Africans to Donate for Refugees in Africa

0 Visits: 142 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 19:30:40
NAIROBI — The United Nations Refugee Agency UNHCR has launched a major funds drive for support of refugees in Africa to mitigate diminishing donor funds.

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Oldest Australian Human Returned to 42,000-year-old Grave

0 Visits: 115 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 14:14:20
LAKE MUNGO, Australia — The oldest human remains found in Australian were on Friday returned to the Outback desert that he roamed some 42,000 years ago in a ceremony celebrated by traditional owners.

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Kenyan Police Fire in Air to Disperse Opposition Demonstrators

0 Visits: 122 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 12:31:47
NAIROBI — Kenyan police and supporters of defeated opposition leader Raila Odinga fought running battles on Friday along the main road to Nairobi's international airport.

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Robert Mugabe Meets Generals, Refuses to Step Down

0 Visits: 239 | Friday November 17, 2017 - 11:35:41
HARARE — Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe, the world's oldest head of state, refused to resign during a crunch meeting with military generals who have seized control of the country.

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Officials: Canada Will not Send Peacekeepers to Mali in Near Future

0 Visits: 96 | Thursday November 16, 2017 - 09:20:37
VANCOUVER — Canada will not be sending hundreds of peacekeepers to support a United Nations mission in Mali in the near future, officials said on Wednesday, a move likely to disappoint allies who want Canadians to play a role in the West African country.

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