Sep 13th, 2012
ibyan authorities say they have made arrests in association with the killing of U.S. ambassador to Libya during a siege on an American consulate, as waves of anti-American protests against a film mocking Islam continued sweeping the Middle East and Southeast Asia Thursday. Libyan officials said they ...
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Sep 12th, 2012
[View the story "The death of US Ambassador in Libya" on Storify] The death of US Ambassador in Libya Follow IndepthAfrica live blog on the violent deaths of four American diplomatic personnel in Libya today 12/09/2012. Storified by Indepth Africa · Wed, Sep 12 2012 16:21:26 V. moving “@NickKr...
Jan 25th, 2011
Harare – U.S. Ambassador Charles Ray officially handed over US$100,000 in grants to eight Zimbabwean community-based groups at a grant signing ceremony in Harare on Monday. The grants are part of the 31-year-old U.S. Ambassador’s Self Help Fund, a U.S. government grassroots assistance program f...
Jan 15th, 2011
Mohamed Ghannouchi, former PM now acting as president, described in WikiLeaks cables as well-liked and respected The man now president, Mohamed Ghannouchi was profiled in January 2006 in a secret US cable in 2006, recently released by Wikileaks. “A technocrat and economist, Ghannouchi has serve...
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Dec 22nd, 2010
NAIROBI — Four Kenyan legislators were named Wednesday in parliament as suspected drug traffickers under police investigation. Internal Security Minister George Saitoti said Harun Mwau, also an assistant minister for trade, Ali Hassan Joho, William Kabogo and newly-elected MP Gideon Mbuvi were being ...