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Cairo University to Launch Research Unit on UN, Peacekeeping Several heads and officials of United Nations agencies in Egypt today took part in the opening of a seminar organized jointly by the Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs and the Faculty of Economics and Political Science (FEPS) at Cairo University on Egypt’s role and contributions to …

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Following a more than five-year hiatus, the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP) resumed its school meals programme in Sudan’s Blue Nile State this week for more than 7,000 students in 21 schools. Insecurity and lack of access had forced WFP to suspend the programme in September 2011. Prior to this interruption, WFP had provided …

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IOM reports that 350,573 migrants and refugees entered Europe by sea in 2016 through 30 November, arriving mostly in Greece and Italy, compared with 883,393 by this time in 2015. Some 171,751 people have arrived in Greece and 173,188 in Italy during 2016. Arrivals in Italy increased by 20.1 percent from 144,205 at this point …

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Foreign Secretary delivers first major policy speech at Chatham House There is a sense in which the British cemetery in Kabul is a monument to the human spirit. A triumph of hope over experience and as I stood there last Saturday on a chilly and foggy morning I felt the eerie pathos of the place. …

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Ugandan authorities should immediately and unconditionally drop all charges against Kenya Television Network (KTN) reporter and anchor Joy Doreen Biira, the Committee to Protect Journalists said today. Police detained Biira on November 27 after she reported on a deadly battle between police and a traditional monarch’s royal guard, charged her with “abetting terrorism,” and released …

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After a successful first meeting in Dakar earlier this year, this meeting sought to develop concrete proposals around three initiatives: Increasing the number of PhDs, creating and structuring the Africa Research Chair Initiative (ARCI) and developing mechanisms to harness research mobility within Africa The Next Einstein Forum (NEF) (http://NEF.org) and the Government of Rwanda yesterday …

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By Naomi Gateri The main cash crop in Kenya is tea with black tea being majorly produced type of tea. Nevertheless, there are other types of tea grown in Kenya such as purple tea, white tea, green tea and yellow tea especially when ordered. What do we mean by specialty tea? It may generally refer …

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British High Commissioner Hosts Reception Marking the Launch of Tanzanian NGO Railway Children Africa’s First International Conference Tackling Abuse of Street Children “Breaking the Cycle’ is an international conference organised by Railway Children Africa and Juconi Mexico, in collaboration with the Ministry of Health, Community Development, Gender, Elderly and Children. It will take place at …

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Raphael Tenthani Centre for Media Excellence to be used for regular convening, training, mentorship and research launched Another milestone in the UK-Malawi partnership focusing on education and building a vibrant media was reached on Tuesday following the inauguration of a media centre that will facilitate regular convening, training, mentorship and research by media practitioners in …

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Life sometimes brings us strange surprises that are seemingly impossible to explain simply by referring to theories of probabilty. We at Bright Side never cease to be amazed by the coincidences that occur in this world which demonstrate just how unpredictable and mysterious it is. Almost like reincarnation © wikipedia   © welt Enzo Ferrari, who founded the Ferrari company, died in 1988. About a month later, the footballer …

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