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161 US University Teacher Tells Illegal Students His Classroom is not a ‘Safe Space’
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A university teacher in the U.S. state of Nevada has come under fire after he posted on social media that his classroom is not a “safe space” and he would report any students who are in the country illegally to authorities.

Created on 2016-12-02 16:28:33
162 US, Cuba to Discuss Reopening Embassies
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The United States and Cuba are holding a second day of talks in Havana aimed at restoring diplomatic relations after more than 50 years.

The reopening of U.S. and Cuban embassies in the two nation's capitals will be the main focus of the final ...

Created on 2015-01-22 14:19:08
163 US: LRA Commander in Ugandan Custody
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The U.S. Embassy in Uganda said a top Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) commander is now in the custody of Ugandan troops who are part of an African force tasked with hunting down the rebel fighters.

Created on 2015-01-14 10:08:23
164 Voters Around US Weigh in on Election Issues, Candidates
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Voters at polling stations across the country spoke to VOA about the issues that are most important to them, and talked about who they voted for and why.

Created on 2016-11-08 19:48:21
165 W. African Leaders Consider New Force to Fight Boko Haram
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

ACCRA—

West African leaders are considering creating a military force to fight Nigeria's Boko Haram Islamist militants and will hold a regional summit next week to discuss the issue, Ghana's President John Mahama said on Friday.

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Created on 2015-01-16 13:46:22
166 West Africa Gripped By Fear As Ebola Outbreak Grows
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

Created on 2014-07-28 21:11:11

167 West Urges Congo to Suspend New Election Law After Deadly Protests
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

KINSHASA—

Western powers have urged Democratic Republic of Congo to withdraw or re-draft divisive changes to electoral law due to be voted through on Thursday, after three days of deadly protests over the legislation, diplomatic source...

Created on 2015-01-22 12:34:32
168 Wildfires Sweep Through the Drought Stricken Southeastern US
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

U.S. National Guard troops are being deployed to help as firefighters battle wildfires that have destroyed homes and businesses in Gatlinburg, in the southern U.S.

Created on 2016-11-29 15:32:01
169 With a Wink to 'Twilight,' Kristen Stewart Speeds Forward
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

NEW YORK—

In "The Clouds of Sils Maria,'' Kristen Stewart's celebrity has been inverted. The paparazzi rush right past her.

She plays the efficient, constantly emailing assistant to Juliette Binoche's famed European actres...

Created on 2015-04-03 17:01:18
170 World Bank Projects Fall in African Economies
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2016, New York, USA | South-South News — Increasing agricultural productivity is central to transforming Sub-Saharan African economies and promoting sustained and inclusive growth. However, a new report by the World Bank says economic growth across the continent is projected to fall to 1.6 percent this year - the lowest in over...

Created on 2016-10-03 19:09:25
171 World Bank Report on African Growth
( World News SSN )

Content by: South-South News

21 April 2017, New York, USA | South-South News — The World Bank said economic growth in Sub-Saharan Africa was rebounding in 2017 after registering the worst decline in more than two decades in 2016.

Created on 2017-04-21 18:51:06
172 World Bank: Economic Impact of Ebola Less Severe Than First Thought
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

DAKAR, SENEGAL—

The economic impact of Ebola on African economies in 2015 will be less severe than previously thought, the World Bank said in a report on Tuesday, causing just a fraction of the more than $25 billion in losses first exp...

Created on 2015-01-20 14:26:41
173 World Wonders About How to Deal With President Trump
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

LONDON —

People across the globe woke up to a different world Wednesday on news American voters have elected Donald Trump as the next U.S.

Created on 2016-11-09 15:19:03
174 Zambia: Up to 10 Hours of Load Shedding for Zambians
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Terry Bell

South Africans who complain about load shedding can thank their lucky stars that they are not living in Zambia at the moment. That country has been suffering power failures of up to ten hours a day.

Created on 2015-08-06 09:51:27
175 Zimbabwe Shows Progress In Politics, Education
( Global Development )

Content by: South-South News

25 March 2013, New York, USA | Connor Schratz - No stranger to controversy or international rebuke, Zimbabwe, a southern African ruled by Robert Mugabe since 1980, has found itself applauded in the news for major milestones this week.

Created on 2013-03-25 20:57:32
176 Zimbabwe: Court Ruling Opens Way for Mass Firings - Union
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

More than 250 workers in Zimbabwe have lost their jobs in the wake of a landmark ruling by a top court that allows employers to terminate workers' contracts by giving them just three months' notice.

Created on 2015-07-22 14:22:32
177 Zimbabwe: Farmers Fear Winter of Hunger After Poor Tobacco Crop
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Andrew Mambondiyani

Harare — Farmer Kenny Mabvumbe looked upset as he returned virtually empty-handed from the tobacco auction floors in the Zimbabwean capital of Harare.

His decision to venture into tobacco farming had turned into a nightmare.

Created on 2015-07-23 11:47:01
178 Zimbabwe: Mugabe Signs Law Forcing Govt To Take On $1.2 Billion Reserve Bank Debt
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

PRESIDENT Robert Mugabe has signed into law the controversial Reserve Bank of Zimbabwe (RBZ) debt assumption bill.

The development means government has taken over the central bank's $1.2 billion debt which includes some $200 million doled out as agro-support to top officials i...

Created on 2015-08-05 07:09:43

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