African Leaders Speak at UN General Assembly (Part 1)

The 72nd session of the United Nations General Assembly convened earlier this week. As noted on the UN web site, “The annual General Debate of the United Nations General Assembly is the occasion for world leaders to gather at UN Headquarters to discuss global issues.” The theme of the general debate this year is “Focusing …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 January 2016

A selection of headlines about Africa gathered from around the globe over the past 24 hours. Pride & Prejudice: How African LGBT Activists are Risking Their Lives to Bring Tolerance to Their Homes Source: Essence Unspoiled beaches, mangrove swamps and fields of ganja: A walk on the wild side Source: Daily Maverick Exposed! The world …

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Africa News Headlines for 18 May 2015

Pan-African Parliament meets to deliberate on African issues Source: Shanghai Daily Burundi protesters defy warnings to rally against president’s bid for third term Source: The Telegraph Korea, South Africa to bolster maritime ties Source: IntraFish Race and the Development Paradigm Source: Africa in Transition Kenya calls for Burundi vote delay at PAP Source: News24 Nigeria …

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Africa News Headlines for 11 May 2015

North Korea’s dubious gifts to African public art Source: The Art Newspaper Google Australia engineers join Africa’s fight against Ebola Source: The Australian Argentina to ship more drugs to Sierra Leone Source: Africa Young Voices Dagga activist lights up on live TV Source: Eyewitness News Why Vermont is taking up the ivory war Source: Times-Argus …

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Africa News Headlines for 28 April 2015

5 African students receive $186,000 of scholarship to Korean university Source: The Korea Times US Secretary of State John Kerry coming to Kenya on Sunday, Bill Clinton arrives Thursday Source: The Star Nigerian army rescues 293 females from Boko Haram Source: WTOP/AP Oil and gas prospects look bleak in Uganda Source: SpyGhana Africa smartphone sales …

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