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81 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
82 Leaders from Africa and Beyond Address AIDS Crisis
( World News SSN )

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
83 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
84 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
85 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
86 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
87 Minibus Hits Landmine, Kills 20 in Somalia
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Twenty people were killed when a minibus hit a landmine in southern Somalia Thursday, according to local residents and officials.

Created on 2017-04-06 18:15:21
88 More Changes Await Users as Twitter Tries to Grow
( Science & Technology - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

NEW YORK —

Twitter users are bound to see changes as the beleaguered service favored by journalists, celebrities, politicians and cranks tries to broaden its appeal and attract advertisers.

Created on 2016-10-27 20:23:56
89 New Malawi President Cuts Her Own Salary
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

3 October 2012, New York, USA | Afaf Konja - Showing the people of Malawi her dedication in standing with them in efforts to turn up Malawi's economy, President Joyce Banda has announced that she is cutting her own salary by 30 percent

Created on 2012-10-03 04:00:00
90 New York Post Reports Hacking of Its Twitter Accounts
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The New York Post newspaper said Friday that some of its Twitter accounts had been hacked, with posts going out that reported false economic and military news.

Suspicious tweets also appeared on a Twitter feed belonging to United Pr...

Created on 2015-01-16 21:36:43
91 Nigeria: Buhari - I've Identified Critical Problems in Power Sector
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

The Federal Government has said that the monthly fixed charges component of the electricity tariff collected from Nigerian consumers is not "a very good thing".

The Permanent Secretary of the Ministry of Power, Ambassador Godknows Igali, stated thi...

Created on 2015-08-13 12:22:45
92 Nigeria: Govt to Install CCTV Nationwide
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Isiaka Wakili

President Muhammadu Buhari said 10, 000 additional police personnel would be recruited and the CCTV Monitoring System would be installed across major cities and towns in Nigeria to further strengthen the security of the public space.

Created on 2015-08-18 10:40:53
93 Nigeria: Millionaire Class Triples - Wealth Report
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Emeka Anaeto

Despite increasing economic hardships, the latest wealth report has indicated that the number of millionaires in Nigeria has risen to 15,400, about 305 per cent from 5,000 recorded in year 2000, when the last study on wealthy was conducted.

Created on 2015-08-11 10:37:06
94 Nigeria: No, Nigeria Is Not the World's Biggest Champagne Consumer After France
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Mina Demian

Do Nigerians pop nearly as much bubbly as the French themselves? What started out as a forecast on new champagne consumption has taken on a life of its own.

Created on 2015-07-30 12:22:58
95 Nigeria: Unemployment Rate Rose to 8.2 Percent in Second Quarter - NBS
( AllAfrica News )

Content by: AllAfrica

By Francis Arinze Iloani

The number of unemployed people in the labour force rose by 529,923 persons or 9.58 per cent in the second quarter of this year, the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) has said.

Created on 2015-08-04 13:02:44
96 Nigerian Oil Cleanup To Be Biggest In History
( World News SSN )

Photo: UN Photo

Content by: South-South News

1 August 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - The Nigerian government announced on Wednesday that it would begin decontaminating a major oil spill in the Ogoniland region, where fifty years of mismanagement and pollution have devastated local ecosystems.

Created on 2012-08-01 19:47:43
97 Obama Asked to Support Arms Embargo
( All Regions - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

Nearly 30 South Sudanese and international organizations are calling on President Obama to support a U.N. arms embargo on South Sudan. The human rights and humanitarian groups say the flow of weapons has brought increasing attacks on civilians.

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Created on 2015-01-08 15:30:48
98 Ohio State University Attacker Buried; Family Still Silent with Shock
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

COLUMBUS, OHIO —

The 18-year-old who attacked a crowd at Ohio State University this week was buried Thursday in an unusually low-profile Islamic funeral in Columbus.

Created on 2016-12-02 18:27:43
99 On the Day of the African Child, UN calls for free, quality and compulsory education
( UN Agencies and Other Departments )

Content by: South-South News

17 June 2014, New York, USA | Shari Nijman - On the International Day of the African Child, the world came together to discuss the path to quality, free and compulsory education for all African children.

Created on 2014-06-17 21:19:00
100 Opinions Differ on EU Deal with Libya to Curb Migration
( Europe - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

The European Union is touting a plan it says will help Libya curb the number of migrants leaving its shores, but some advocates believe the plan does little more than trap African and Middle Eastern migrants in a war zone.

Created on 2017-02-13 18:02:01

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