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121 Somalia Leader Declares Country A War Zone, Replaces Chiefs
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

MOGADISHU, SOMALIA —

Somalia's new president on Thursday declared the country a war zone and replaced its military and intelligence chiefs while instructing the army to prepare a new offensive against al-Shabab extremists.

Created on 2017-04-06 15:34:20
122 Some Standing Rock Campers Ignore Evacuation Calls, Brace for Winter
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

CANNON BALL, NORTH DAKOTA —

Though the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers announced Sunday it would not allow easement of their land to build the controversial Dakota Access oil Pipeline, many protesters camping near the Standing Rock Sioux reservation are not leaving.

Created on 2016-12-08 18:13:26
123 South Africa Improves Early Childhood Care Policies
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

6 April 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - As World Health Day approaches this weekend, UNICEF is working in South Africa to dispel confusion and myths about the health risks and benefits of breastfeeding among HIV positive mothers. After years of advising that those afflicted with HIV/AIDS avoid...

Created on 2012-04-06 14:35:42
124 South Africa: Central Bank Hikes Rate
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Carin Smith

The 25 basis point rates hike by the SA Reserve Bank (Sarb) on Thursday was based on a continued set of fears about the upside risks to inflation and expectations, wages and the rand, explained Peter Attard Montalto of Nomura on Thursday.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:31:29
125 South Africa: Fracking in South Africa - an Alternative to Coal?
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Vincent Bagilet

In June 2015, the Department of Mineral Resources gazetted regulations related to hydraulic fracturing or fracking in South Africa offering a framework for the exploitation and exploration of shale gas.

Created on 2015-07-31 12:01:28
126 South Africa: Gupta-Owned Mining Company's Assets Seized
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

A Gupta-owned company had goods attached by the sheriff of the court on Wednesday, according to a law firm.

JIC Mining Services' non-executive board includes Rajesh Gupta and President Jacob Zuma's son, Duduzane Zuma.

Created on 2015-08-20 10:54:06
127 South Africa: Improving Student Teachers' in-School Experiences Is a Smart Investment
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Maureen Robinson, Stellenbosch University

For some student teachers, the compulsory practical period they spend in a school before qualifying is the highlight of their degree.

During this practicum period, which accounts for about 25% of student teachers' time d...

Created on 2015-07-28 10:29:52
128 South Africa: Prasa's Head of Engineering Quits
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Prasa on Monday confirmed that its head of engineering services, Daniel Mthimkhulu, has resigned.

"Mthimkhulu was facing a disciplinary inquiry relating to gross dishonesty and fraudulent misrepresentation of his academic qualifications," Prasa spokesperson, Sipho Sithole, tol...

Created on 2015-07-27 14:25:00
129 South Sudan Celebrates First Anniversary As Independent State
( World News SSN )

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Content by: South-South News


9 July 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The world's youngest country turned one on Monday, as South Sudan celebrated the first anniversary of its declaration of independence.

Created on 2012-07-09 14:37:43
130 South Sudan Proud, Thoughtful On Independence Day
( Global Development )

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Content by: South-South News

While no one in South Sudan would call the last two years easy, virtually the entire population takes pride in them. That's because these have been the first two years country has been independent.

Created on 2013-07-11 19:50:27
131 Southern Africa: SADC Faces Huge Grain Shortage
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Aubrey Maswabi

Gaborone — The Southern African Development Community (SADC) is facing a cereal deficit of over six million tonnes emanating from the poor rainfall and floods that befell the region in the 2014/2015 season.

Created on 2015-08-14 08:06:45
132 Southern African Women Require Greater Political Representation
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

16 March 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Southern Africa is the home to some of the world's most vibrant developing countries. South Africa has grown by leaps and bounds since scraping its destructive apartheid policies. Zambia is beginning to reap the benefits of massive mineral deposits and international investment.

Created on 2012-03-16 14:47:11
133 SpaceX Aborts Approach to Space Station, Delivery Delayed
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

CAPE CANAVERAL, FLA. —

A navigation error forced SpaceX to delay its shipment to the International Space Station on Wednesday, following an otherwise flawless flight from NASA's historic moon pad.

Created on 2017-02-22 15:34:34
134 SpaceX Cargo Capsule Reaches International Space Station
( All Regions - VOA )

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CAPE CANAVERAL—

A SpaceX Dragon capsule wrapped up a two-day journey to the International Space Station on Monday, the first U.S. cargo run to the orbital outpost in four months, a NASA TV broadcast showed.

Created on 2015-01-12 11:52:51
135 Statement by the Chairperson of the African Union Commission on the Official Election Results in the Federal Republic of Nigeria
( African Union News )
Created on 2015-04-06 14:27:01
136 Study: Cats Not Linked to Mental Illness
( Health - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

There is some good news for cat lovers. Turns out those reports that people who grew up with cats have a higher risk of mental illness are not true.

Created on 2017-02-22 15:51:25
137 Sudan & South Sudan Progress On Peace, Investment
( World News SSN )

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Content by: South-South News

10 October 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - The Foreign Ministers of Sudan and the newly formed State of South Sudan told attendees on Monday at the International Conference on Investment in Sudan held in Vienna that they would work together for peace

Created on 2012-10-10 04:00:00
138 Sudan And South Sudan Cut Oil Deal
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

6 August 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Sudan and the new nation of South Sudan have made a breakthrough step toward peace, agreeing on an oil deal on Friday.

Created on 2012-08-06 04:00:00
139 Tanzania: Govt Suspends Job Agencies Over Child Trafficking Claims
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Maureen Odunga

THE government has suspended over 70 agents dealing with the recruitment of domestic workers following claims that they have been recruiting housemaids to Oman where they have been subjected to gross violation of human rights.

Created on 2015-08-19 11:51:51
140 Teen Dedicates Life to Capturing Vets' Legacies
( Arts & Entertainment - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

For as long as he can remember, Rishi Sharma's heroes haven't been sports stars or movie stars or any other kind of stars.

Created on 2016-11-11 15:11:24

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