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Alzheimer's Walk 2017

Judy organized a local group of 22 people to help with a fundraiser for Tucson Alzheimer’s Walk for 2017. It was an excellent event. Several thousand people helped make it all happen. 43 more words

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Chibok diaries: Chronicling a Boko Haram kidnapping

One of the Chibok girls freed in May has been telling journalist Adaobi Tricia Nwaubani how a diary was kept of some of her three years in captivity with Boko Haram Islamist militants. 9 more words

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Kenya Presidential Rerun Elections Further Fuels Political Crisis

In Kenya, there’s a rerun of presidential elections scheduled for Thursday. But there is one huge problem: The opposition leader is calling for a boycott of the elections, and the elections chief says he can’t guarantee a fair election. 7 more words

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ACP Trade Ministers demand 'concrete outcomes' at upcoming WTO MC11

Alicia Nicholls

Trade ministers and other representatives from the 79-member Africa, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) countries added their voices to demands for ‘concrete outcomes’ at the upcoming World Trade Organisation’s Eleventh Ministerial Conference (WTO MC11). 396 more words

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"De Negra Tengo La Sangre": Las casi olvidadas raíces negras de Chile

Es viernes en la tarde y voy subiendo a Alto Hospicio con mis amigas a ver la obra “De Negra Tengo La Sangre” que las compas del grupo de danza afroperuana “Bandelé” están presentando. 433 more words

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Australian teacher shot dead in Kenya may have been targeted, lawyer says

Gabrielle Maina reported to have taken out a restraining order before the attack, which was thought to be a botched robbery The lawyer for the Australian teacher Gabrielle Maina shot dead in Nairobi has said she was in fear for her life before the attack and it is possible her killin… 9 more words

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LATEST: Zimbabwe Says It Respects WHO Decision on Mugabe

Johannesburg – Zimbabwe’s government says it respects the decision by the World Health Organisation chief to withdraw the appointment of President Robert Mugabe as a “goodwill ambassador”. 193 more words

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