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Former President Olusegun Obasanjo gets UN job

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo gets UN job


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Former President Olusegun Obasanjo has been appointed to the United Nations (UN) High-Level Advisory Board on Mediation along with 17 other current and former global leaders. The Secretary-General, Antonio Gutierrez had in September announced the establishment of the board to provide him with advice on mediation initiatives and back specific mediation efforts around the world.   The Board ...

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Ugandan medical doctors begin indefinite?strike

Ugandan medical doctors begin indefinite strike


Tuesday, November 7, 2017

Medical doctors in Uganda have began an indefinite strike at all government facilities, despite a reported threat to jail striking medics.   The country's doctors are protesting poor pay, a lack of medical equipment and what they say are the arbitrary arrests of their colleagues accused of corruption.   Uganda's Prime Minister Ruhakana Rugunda met with organisers to urge ...

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BREAKING NEWS: British hostage is killed as three others are freed after being kidnapped in Nigeria


Monday, November 6, 2017

Four Britons were kidnapped in Nigeria's southern Delta state on October 13 Group had been working with Christian medical charity when they were seized  Britain's Foreign Office has since confirmed that one, Ian Squire, has been killed Hostages Alanna Carson, David Donovan and Shirley Donovan have been freed A British hostage has been killed and ...

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Queen Elizabeth II In Tax Trouble


Monday, November 6, 2017

Queen Elizabeth II, to be probed for tax fraud? Britain’s main opposition party called for a public inquiry on Monday after the Paradise Papers identified Queen Elizabeth II and a donor to the ruling Conservatives as users of controversial offshore tax avoidance services.   “Inspite of government claims of cracking down on tax dodgers, #paradisepapers confirm tax avoidance ...

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Lebanese Prime Minister resigns citing Iranian meddling

Lebanese Prime Minister resigns citing Iranian meddling


Sunday, November 5, 2017

Lebanese Prime Minister Saad Hariri, has announced his resignation, after accusing Iran and its Lebanese ally, Hezbollah, for threatening his life. In a televised speech on Saturday, he said he suspected there were covert plans to target his life, but he did not elaborate. Hariri, who made the statement during a visit to Saudi Arabia, said Iran planted "disorder and ...

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Trump slams Hillary Clinton in tweet after former interim DNC Chairperson Donna Brazile revealed DNC system was rigged

Trump slams Hillary Clinton in tweet after former interim DNC Chairperson Donna Brazile revealed DNC system was rigged


Friday, November 3, 2017

  In a book written by former interim DNC Chairperson Donna Brazile, she revealed that the Democratic National Committee, DNC system was rigged during the 2016 presidenial election to favour Hilary Clinton. She wrote: "The agreement-signed by Amy Dacey, the former CEO of the DNC and Robby Mook, with a copy to Marc Elias-specified that in exchange for raising moneyand ...

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