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Apr 5th, 2014
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by Rachel Strohm As the 20th anniversary of the start of the Rwandan genocide approaches on April 7, people who don’t usually pay much attention to African politics will be seeing two main types of commemorative stories about the country.  The first will focus on the incredible progress that Rwanda h...
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Mar 1st, 2013
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By Muhammed Abdullahi Tosin Almost half of the world’s population, comprising over three billion people, is extremely poor, surviving on less than 2.5 dollars a day, according to the Global Issues. UNICEF holds that 22,000 children die each day in some poor remote villages on the planet. Perhaps more...
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Jan 25th, 2013
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SINGAPORE: The government has appointed Mr Vanu Gopala Menon as Singapore’s first Ambassador to Ethiopia and the African Union. He will reside in Singapore and continue to be Deputy Secretary (Southeast Asia and International Organisations) in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Singapore (MFA)....
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Dec 29th, 2012
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Six Indian men were charged with murder today after the death of a woman gang-raped on a bus. The move came as armed police today sealed off parts off New Delhi and appealed for calm. The 23-year-old student’s body is being flown home after she ‘passed away peacefully’ in a Singapor...
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Dec 29th, 2012
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A rape victim in India is believed to have committed suicide after police took 14 days to register her case and a further 30 days to make an arrest. It is believed the teenage girl was kidnapped from Baras village in the Patiala district of Punjab during Diwali on November 13, by two men. She [...]
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Jul 2nd, 2012
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Zimbabwe President Robert Mugabe flew to left Singapore Monday for a “routine” check-up, the second health-related trip this year for Africa’s oldest leader. “President Robert Mugabe has left Harare for Singapore for a routine medical check-up,” state-run Spot FM announc...
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Apr 23rd, 2012
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Ghana has a total land area of 92,100sq.miles stretching 672 km north to south and 357 km east to west. Ghana’s physical size makes it about the same size as Great Britain. Out of a total land area of 23 million hectares, 13 million hectares representing 57% is suitable for agricultural production, w...
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Apr 12th, 2012
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Harare – Zimbabwe’s president Robert Mugabe returned home from Singapore on Thursday, looking fit and defying reports that he was seriously ill. The 88-year-old leader bounded down the stairs of a white chartered plane, accompanied by his wife and was met at Harare’s main airport by...
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Apr 10th, 2012
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Cape Town – Contrary to reports that Zimbabwean President Robert Mugabe is “fighting for his life”, in a Singapore hospital, a member of his party Zanu-PF has said that “he is enjoying an Easter break with his family in Asia”, a report said on Monday. According to The Zimbabwe...
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Apr 9th, 2012
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Cape Town – Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe is said to be ‘fighting for his life’ in a Singapore hospital, The Australian reports. This comes amid reports that he had agreed to hand over power to his defence minister, Emmerson Mnangagwa. Mugabe, who has ruled Zimbabwe since...