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2012-03-15 08:30:11 Ecowas to Send Delegation to Observe Election [Foroyaa] "The presidential election, which follows the death of President Malam Bacai Sanha on 9th January 2012, is critical to the political stabilization and consolidation of peace in Guinea Bissau", states a release from the Economic Community of West African States (ECOWAS).

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Friday, 03-06-15, 17:50Women's Day - Former Kinshasa Cabbie Earns a Crust Feeding Refugees and Aid Workers[UNHCR] Sherkole Camp, Ethiopia -Every morning, just before 4am, Masika Basemé-Jeanne reaches for the snooze button on her mobile phone alarm. She'd love to continue dreaming of her former life with her husband and driving her taxi around Kinshasa, but she knows there are 1,500 loaves of bread to be baked.
Friday, 03-06-15, 16:43South Sudan Peace Talks Adjourned[Deutsche Welle] South Sudan's warring factions have let a deadline for a peace deal slip by and their talks in Addis Ababa have now been adjourned indefinitely. There are fears the civil war will worsen if no agreement is signed.
Friday, 03-06-15, 16:11Nedi Trains 50 Youths On Entrepreneurship Skills Development in WCR[The Point] The Nation Enterprise Development Initiative (NEDI) Tuesday started a five-day training course for 50 youths and women on entrepreneurship skills development within the West Coast Region.
Friday, 03-06-15, 16:0910 Alleged Militants Killed, 12 Injured in North Sinai Raid - Sources[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -Ten alleged members of Sinai-based militant group Ansar Bayt al-Maqdis were killed, and 12 others were injured in army air strikes over North Sinai's town of Sheikh Zuweid on Friday, army sources said.
Friday, 03-06-15, 16:07Surviving Together, in Ebola-Hit Sierra Leone[UN Sierra Leone] Picturesque mountains and lush greenery adorn the fields surrounding the Observational Interim Care Centre (OICC) in which James Kamara* and his six siblings pass day 18 of their quarantine. A soft breeze flows through the bright yellow building, carrying the laughter of children.

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