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2012-02-20 12:23:50 Baaba Maal Visits With Oxfam [Oxfam] During a 48 hour visit to the Gorgol region of Mauritania, the musician Baaba Maal discovered the harsh reality for communities affected by a food crisis that now touches one in four people across the country. Today 700,000 people are food insecure in Mauritania.

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Friday, 05-22-15, 15:37Patrol Team Kills Three Poachers[Botswana Daily News] Gaborone -A Botswana Defence Force (BDF) patrol team deployed in the Kwando area shot and killed three poachers who were in possession of elephant tusks on May 15.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:31African Liberation Day[Daily Observer] The Gambia on Monday will join the rest of the African continent to commemorate another African Liberation Day. The day initially emerged on April 15, 1958, in Accra in Ghana, when African leaders and political activists gathered at the first Conference of Independent African States. It was later changed to May 25th after leaders of 32 independent African States met on that date, in 1963, to form the Organisation of African Unity (OAU) in Addis Ababa, Ethiopia.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:2216 Players Arrive in Super Eagles Camp for 2017 Afcon Qualifier Against Chad[Guardian] Super EaglesNo fewer than 16 Super Eagles players on Thursday arrived camp in preparation for 2017 Africa Cup of Nations (AFCON) qualifier match against Chad.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:21ECOWAS Heads of State Approve Abidjan Declaration On Eradication of Statelessness[Daily Observer] The government and Heads of State of the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS) Wednesday, May 20th approved and endorsed the 'Abidjan Ministerial Declaration' on the eradication of statelessness. The declaration was endorsed at the 47th Ordinary Summit of Heads of State held in Accra, Ghana.
Friday, 05-22-15, 14:09Angola - BPC Changes Loading Limits of Visa Prepaid Card[ANGOP] Luanda -The Angolan Savings and Credit Bank (BPC) changed on Wednesday the limits of loading the Visa Prepaid Cards of Gingongo.

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