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61 Guinea-Bissau President Dies in Paris
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

9 January 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Malam Bacai Sanha, the President of Guinea-Bissau, died on Monday at the Val-de-Grace military hospital in Paris, France. Mr. Sanha, who suffered from diabetes, was sixty four years old.

Created on 2012-01-09 15:53:15
62 Guinea, Sierra Leone, Liberia open up about Ebola
( UN Development News )

Content by: South-South News

28 August, 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - The virus that is holding the world in its fearful grip brought prominent physicians, policymakers, and faith leaders to the United Nations...for an update on Ebola from the countries battling the epidemic. “As lo...

Created on 2014-08-28 22:18:24
63 High-Cost Shale Projects Seen Vulnerable in Oil Price Slump
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Since 2007, U.S. crude oil production in the United States has nearly doubled, thanks mainly to new technologies used in the extraction of shale oil.

The recent rapid fall in the price of oil is a result of simple ...

Created on 2015-01-16 20:03:08
64 HIV/AIDS Budget Revealed in New Study on African Countries
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The results of a new study revealed in the medical journal, The Lancet, covering 12 countries in sub-Saharan Africa asks how some of these countries will pay to expand efforts to fight the AIDS epidemic as international donor budgets tighten.

Created on 2015-01-07 12:59:48
65 How Does Industrial Expansion Threaten Africa's Rainforests?
( Civil Society Reports )

Content by: Greenpeace

5 August 2014, New York, USA | South-South News – African nations have identified industrial development as a major enabler of development and a time-tested way to reduce povert...

Created on 2014-08-05 04:00:00
66 ICC Opens War Crimes Probe in Palestine
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The International Criminal Court is opening a preliminary probe into possible war crimes in the Palestinian territories.

The examination announced Friday will determine whether a full investigation is merited.

If a full probe does go...

Created on 2015-01-16 16:23:18
67 In Africa's Development, A Key Role for the UN is Seen
( UN Agencies & Departments )

Content by: South-South News

13 October 2014, New York, USA | Brendan Pastor - In the grand designs for Africa's continent-wide economic and social development policy, a key part is seen being played by the United Nations.

Created on 2014-10-13 19:02:36
68 In Africa’s Development, Partnerships are the Ticket to Success
( UN Development News )

1 December 2014, Johannesburg, South Africa | Brendan Pastor – There are no easy solutions for countries trying to develop sustainably. Since the 1950s, social and economic experiments have been implemented by the governments and intergovernmental organizations like the World Bank and IMF, hoping to produce a grand overarching theory for a roadmap to success.

Created on 2014-12-01 23:25:40
69 Indonesian President's Nominee for Police Chief Named Corruption Suspect
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America


Indonesian President Joko Widodo’s sole pick for national police chief backfired this week after the country's anti-graft body named the candidate a suspect in a corruption case. The president’s choice has raised questions...

Created on 2015-01-14 10:12:06
70 Japan Cabinet Approves Third Straight Defense Boost
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Japan has announced its biggest defense budget ever, as it strives to respond to China's increasing military influence in the region, particularly in the East China Sea.

Prime Minister Shinzo Abe's cabinet on Wednesday approved a $42 billion...

Created on 2015-01-14 08:49:03
71 Kenya: Barack Obama Will Not Meet William Ruto Separately
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Kevin J. Kelley

New York — US President Barack Obama will not meet Deputy President William Ruto separately, the White House has confirmed.

Addressing reporters on Wednesday, US National Security Adviser Susan Rice said Mr Obama has "no plans for any separate ...

Created on 2015-07-23 17:28:48
72 Kenya: Obama and Kenyatta to Ink Bilateral Pacts
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Aggrey Mutambo

Nairobi — Friday will not be a public holiday despite the expected disruptions as US President Barack Obama arrives in Kenya for the Global Entrepreneurship Summit, State House has said.

Created on 2015-07-23 18:03:45
73 Kenya: Samsung Unveils Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 4G-Enabled Handsets in Kenya
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Staff Writer

Samsung Electronics has today launched its 4G enabled Galaxy J5 and Galaxy J7 mid-range smartphones that will enable users get the most of their mobile experience.

Galaxy J7 and Galaxy J5 come after the successful uptake of Galaxy J1 whose features ...

Created on 2015-08-07 08:25:05
74 Kerry Says May Meet Iran's Zarif Again This Week
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

U.S. Secretary of State John Kerry said on Thursday he may meet Iran's foreign minister again this week to discuss Tehran's nuclear program following their roughly six hours of talks on Wednesday.

Created on 2015-01-15 13:32:30
75 Key US Senator Determined to Find Out Truth of Trump Wiretap Allegation
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A key U.S. senator says he is determined to find out whether it's true, as President Donald Trump alleges, that former president Barack Obama ordered his Trump Tower phones tapped in the weeks before last November's election.

Created on 2017-03-15 15:12:45
76 Leaders from Africa and Beyond Address AIDS Crisis
( UN Development News )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

26 September 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Shared responsibility and innovative new approaches are needed to solve the continuing threat of AIDS, malaria, and other communicable diseases, said participants at a special side event on public health at the opening session ...

Created on 2012-09-26 17:07:00
77 Liberia: Ebola Scares Off Trainee Nurses in Liberia
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

Monrovia — Like hundreds of other nursing students in Liberia, Jerry Songu should have been beginning his internship this month, the final step to graduating and earning his license. Instead, he has chosen to put his studies and future career on hold.

Created on 2015-08-18 18:59:51
78 Mars Probe Confirmed Entering Martian Atmosphere
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A spacecraft from Earth has once again reached Mars.

The European Space Agency said its Schiaparelli spacecraft entered the Martian atmosphere on Wednesday, but there was still no word on if the probe had successfully landed.

Created on 2016-10-19 18:17:32
79 Massachusetts College Flies American Flag Again After Receiving Heavy Criticism
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

A college in Massachusetts that stopped flying the American flag decided to bring it back Friday after receiving criticism from veterans groups and other flag supporters.

Created on 2016-12-02 19:49:17
80 MENA Region update on HIV/AIDS
( UN Reports )

Report by: UNAIDS

16 September 2014, New York, USA | South-South News - It has been more than forty years since the the HIV/AIDS epidemic got introduced into the world. In the past decades, the virus has burned its way through ...

Created on 2014-09-15 19:42:55


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