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81 Minibus Hits Landmine, Kills 20 in Somalia
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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
82 More Changes Await Users as Twitter Tries to Grow
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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
83 New Malawi President Cuts Her Own Salary
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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
84 New York Post Reports Hacking of Its Twitter Accounts
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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
85 Nigeria: Buhari - I've Identified Critical Problems in Power Sector
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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
86 Nigeria: Govt to Install CCTV Nationwide
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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
87 Nigeria: Millionaire Class Triples - Wealth Report
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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
88 Nigeria: No, Nigeria Is Not the World's Biggest Champagne Consumer After France
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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
89 Nigeria: Unemployment Rate Rose to 8.2 Percent in Second Quarter - NBS
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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
90 Nigerian Oil Cleanup To Be Biggest In History
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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
91 Obama Asked to Support Arms Embargo
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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
92 Ohio State University Attacker Buried; Family Still Silent with Shock
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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
93 On the Day of the African Child, UN calls for free, quality and compulsory education
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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
94 Opinions Differ on EU Deal with Libya to Curb Migration
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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
95 Pakistan Arrests Major Al-Qaida Figure
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Pakistani police have arrested five suspected members of al-Qaida's newly formed South Asia wing, including the man believed to be the group's chief in Karachi.

Security officials say Shahid Usman and four other suspects were arrested this w...

Created on 2014-12-12 13:19:50
96 Poll: Most Trump Supporters say Election Rigged — if he Loses
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CHARLOTTE, N.C. —

Donald Trump’s dubious claims that the presidential election is rigged have taken root among most of his supporters, who say they will have serious doubts about the legitimacy of the election’s outcome if Hillary Clinton wins, according to a new Associated Press-GfK poll.

Created on 2016-10-27 19:30:01
97 Pollution Turning India’s Famed Taj Mahal Yellow
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A new study has identified the pollutants that are causing the marble of India’s iconic Taj Mahal to turn yellow. The discoloration of the white marble has long been a concern, but the latest study could help in drawing up more targeted measures t...

Created on 2015-01-02 13:55:18
98 Pope: Man Responsible for Global Warming
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Pope Francis said Thursday he is convinced that man was primarily responsible for global warming and he hopes his upcoming encyclical on the environment will encourage negotiators at a climate change meeting later this year to make “courageous” ...

Created on 2015-01-15 13:43:00
99 President John Atta Mills Of Ghana Dies At Age 68
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Content by: South-South News

24 July 2012, New York USA | Connor Schratz - Ghanian President John Atta Mills died on Tuesday, July 24 in a military hospital in Accra at the age of 68.

Created on 2012-07-24 20:29:13
100 President-elect Trump Now Focusing on Filling Top Foreign Policy Posts
( USA - VOA )

Content by: Voice of America

With a stunning presidential victory behind him, Donald Trump now turns his attention to filling Cabinet positions that will be instrumental in shaping America's foreign policy over the next four years.

Created on 2016-11-10 20:34:18

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