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2012-04-11 13:11:30 Cape Verdea Has Played Relevent Role in Guinean Crisis - Diplomat [ANGOP] Luanda - The ambassador of Cape Verde to Angola, Domingos Mascarenhas, said Tuesday in Luanda that his Government has played a leading role in the crisis in Guinea-Bissau, interacting with all parties concerned.

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Tuesday, 05-05-15, 15:58Sound Vision and Political Will are Essential for the Transformation of Africa's Cities[AMA] Luanda, Angola -The 2nd Urban Infrastructure Investment Forum (AUIFF) in Luanda saw a number of African ministers and leaders of cities gather to discuss a range of issues relating to the development of African cities and how to deal with rising urbanisation on the continent. Africa has 52 cities with over 1million people, which is similar to Europe. However Africa, where 40% of the population live in urban areas is not as urbanised as Asia, with 50% of urban dwellers or Latin America, with 60%.
Tuesday, 05-05-15, 15:57Young West African Gives 350 Text Books to SOS Children Village[The Point] Young West African, a non-profit-making organisation working to ensure quality education for children, on 30 April 2015 donated 350 textbooks, 15 files and 50 envelopes to the SOS Children Village in Bakoteh.
Tuesday, 05-05-15, 15:03Zwelithini's Lice Comment Only Deflects Attention for Parasitic Royal Households[SACSIS] Reuters, amongst other news agencies, directly links South Africa's xenophobic violence to King Goodwill Zwelithini's incendiary statements: "Let us pop our head lice. We must remove ticks and place them outside in the sun. We ask foreign nationals to pack their belongings and be sent back."
Tuesday, 05-05-15, 14:55National Women's Indoor Hockey Side Tackle Namibia[SASCOC] The South Africa women's indoor hockey team take on Namibia in a five-Test series starting in Windhoek on Friday.
Tuesday, 05-05-15, 14:51WCC Calls for Day of Prayer for South Sudan[ACNS] As the tragic situation of conflict in South Sudan moves into its 17th month, the World Council of Churches (WCC) invites its member churches to a special day of prayer on Sunday, 10 May, for those affected by the South Sudanese conflict, for the revival of fruitful peace talks, and for new ways ahead.

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