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Venezuela, Libya Lose UN Vote for Third Time in 3 Years

Venezuela and Libya have been suspended from voting in the U.N. General Assembly for the third time in three years because of millions of dollars in unpaid dues to the world body.Secretary-General Antonio Guterres informed the General Assembly in late …

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UN: 1.5 Million South Sudanese on Brink of Famine

The United Nations warned Wednesday that 1.5 million South Sudanese are on the brink of famine and 20,000 are already in famine conditions.”The next lean season, which begins in March, is likely to see food security worsen, and could see famine conditi…

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Pence Visit Showcases Dilemma Facing Egypt, Jordan Leaders

U.S. Vice President Mike Pence’s upcoming visit to the Middle East comes at a time of intensely publicized friction between his administration and the Palestinian leadership, posing a dilemma for his Arab hosts – Egypt’s president and Jordan’s king – o…

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International Monetary Fund Executive Board Completes Seventh PSI Review for Tanzania

Macroeconomic performance under the program has been satisfactory. Most quantitative targets were met, though implementation of structural measures lagged. Authorities should step up budget implementation, particularly in development spending, and macr…

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MOZAMBIQUE: 13 SOMALIS FOUND DEAD IN A BUSH

Bodies of 13 Somalis believed to have suffocated in the back of a container truck were discovered on Tuesday in a village in central Mozambique.According to the authorities, the bodies were found dumped in a bush some 200 metres from a police station i…

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SOMALIA: CORRUPTION RIFE, UN SAYS IN YEAR-END ASSESSMENT

United Nations officials are offering a mixed but mainly negative year-end assessment of conditions in Somalia, while warning of a “grim” humanitarian outlook for 2018.Progress towards stability is being impeded by extreme drought and hunger, by Al-Sha…

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Minnesota Prosecutor: Shooting Investigation Needs Time

Minneapolis’ top prosecutor on Thursday said more investigation is needed before he decides whether to charge a police officer in the fatal shooting of an Australian woman in July that led to the police chief’s resignation.Hennepin County Attorney Mike…

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US Airstrikes in Somalia Increasing Pressure on al-Shabab

The United States military says its support for the Federal Government of Somalia is making an impact in a year in which the Trump administration increased attacks against al-Shabab militants.In 2017, the U.S. conducted at least 34 strike operations ag…

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AU Says it Needs Urgent Resources for its Mission in Somalia

WASHINGTON/NAIROBI The African Union Mission in Somalia (AMISOM) says it needs urgent and reliable funding in order to defeat al-Shabab militants and transfer security responsibilities to the Somali National Army.AMISOM chief Francisco Madeira issued …

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Latest innovations at SGI Dubai 2018 could boost the African Printing industry

International Expo Consults (IEC) (www.IECdubai.com) stated that the African printing industry stakeholders can immensely benefit from the best and latest innovative products and solutions.Each year a large Africam contingent of trade visitors attend t…