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Sudan: UN Security Council Establishes New Mission in Sudan

New York / Khartoum — On Wednesday, the UN Security Council decided to set up a United Nations Integrated Transition Assistance Mission in Sudan (Unitams). The mandate of the hybrid United Nations-African Union mission in Darfur (Unamid) was extended until December 31. According to Prime Minister Abdallah Hamdok, the new …

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Kenya: Anti-Counterfeit Authority Destroys an Assortment of Goods Worth Sh27 Million in Athi River

Nairobi — Anti-Counterfeit Authority together with the Multi-agency enforcement team on counterfeit goods has destroyed counterfeit goods with Sh27 million at Athi River. The counterfeit goods comprised many assorted items ranging from fast-moving consumer goods like clothing, footwear, alcohol, electrical goods, and apparel among others which were replicas of popular …

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Zimbabwe: Khupe Is Being Used By the System to Foment Turmoil

The opposition MDC is in the middle of a political crisis, with rival groups fighting for the heart and soul of a party whose founding leader Morgan Tsvangirai made decisions that are now at the centre of the turmoil. MPs elected on the MDC-Alliance ticket are grappling with a dilemma …

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Tim Davie appointed as new head of the BBC

FILE PHOTO: Tim Davie, acting Director-General of the BBC, arrives at New Broadcasting House in London. November 12, 2012. REUTERS/Neil Hall LONDON (Reuters) – Tim Davie has been appointed the new head of the BBC and will take over the role at the start of September, the publicly funded British …

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Liberia: GVL Completes U.S.$160,000 MOU Projects in Butaw, Sinoe County

Over 20 Schools from Sinoe and Grand Kru Counties will benefit from the GVL Educational Support (GES) program. In fulfillment of a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) signed between Golden Veroleum (Liberia) Inc. (GVL) and the people of Butaw, GVL has completed the construction works of US$120,000 eight classroom annex and …

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Liberia: Are Health Officials Biting Off More Than They Can Chew?

As the lockdown period nears its end, the nation’s Chief Medical Officer, Dr. Francis Kateh, has announced that, going forward, those individuals found violating the curfew will be detained and subject to compulsory COVID-19 testing. Although he did not say what would happen afterwards to those individuals after the tests, …

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