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By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Harare (DIPLOMAT)- Between 2000 and 2001, about 3,000 mainly white farmers were evicted from their properties in Zimbabwe as the autocratic president Robert Mugabe sought re-election and implemented a populist land reform that gave the land to black farmers. That led to 18 people dying in the farm in...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Nairobi (DIPLOMAT)- The Kenya Government will use the upcoming US-Africa Leaders Summit to strengthen its economic and security partnership with the US government. The Cabinet Secretary for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Amb Amina Mohamd Saturday said that President Uhuru Kenyatta will lead ...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Glasgow (REUTERS + DIPLOMAT)- Australian Michael Shelley and Kenya’s Flomena Cheyech Daniel took gold in the men’s and women’s marathons as the Commonwealth Games took to the streets of Glasgow on Sunday. Shelley, who won silver four years ago in Delhi, became the first Australian to win the Games ma...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Tripoli ( Agencies + DIPLOMAT) – The United States has shut its embassy in Libya and evacuated its diplomats to neighbouring Tunisia under US military escort after fighting intensified between rival militias in the capital’s streets, the State Department said. “Due to the ongoing vi...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Jerusalem (DIPLOMAT)- Soon after barrages of rockets were fired from Gaza into Israel on Sunday morning, the Israeli military announced that a humanitarian lull in its Gaza offensive, which was meant to last through midnight, was over. Then, on Sunday afternoon, Hamas backtracked on its earlier rejec...
By Tajuddin
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Mogadishu (DIPLOMAT)- More than 350,000 people in Somalia’s capital city of Mogadishu are in acute need of food aid, the United Nations has warned. In a report published on Saturday, the UN Office for the Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) raised concerns over “alarming malnutrition rates” i...
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Jul 27th, 2014
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Kampala (DIPLOMAT)- The Uganda army has come out and clarified on a media report on a “scam” regarding payment of salaries of UPDF soldiers serving in Somalia on peace-keeping missions. In response, UPDF spokesman, Lt Col Paddy Ankunda, said in a press statement nn Saturday that the repor...

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