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UN’s number two accused in Chinese scam to import Nigerian rosewood

By (AFP)” UN Deputy Secretary-General Amina Mohammed faced accusations from an advocacy group on Thursday that she granted illegal permits to Chinese firms to import endangered Nigerian timber when she was Nigeria’s environment minister. Documents provided by Mohammed were used by Chinese importers …

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Sacked Zimbabwe Vice President Vows To Defy Mugabe

Zimbabwe’s sacked vice president Emmerson Mnangagwa said Wednesday he had fled the country as he issued a direct challenge to long-ruling President Robert Mugabe and his wife Grace. The ruling ZANU-PF “is not personal property of you and your wife to do …

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Ousted Catalan Leader Blasts Spain After Belgium Frees Him

Catalonia’s sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont on Monday denounced Spain as an undemocratic country that “unjustly” jailed his colleagues, his first reaction since he was freed on bail in Belgium. Puigdemont and four former ministers were released with conditions Sunday night after turning themselves …

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Puigdemont Turns Himself In To Belgian Police

Catalonia’s sacked separatist leader Carles Puigdemont and four of his former ministers turned themselves in to Belgian police on Sunday after Spain issued a warrant for their arrest. “They were deprived of their liberty at 9.17 am (0817 GMT),” the Belgian prosecutor’s office said. …

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WORLD STROKE DAY: OCTOBER 29TH, 2017.

The World Stroke Day is an annual global campaign aimed at promoting healthy living, raising awareness on the warning signs of stroke and the necessary steps to take. Stroke occurs when the supply of blood to the brain is either …

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