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2012-03-16 11:49:20 Egypt - Year of the Scaf - A Timeline of Mounting Repression [Fahamu] A year has passed since the military assumed power after President Hosni Mubarak was ousted. But is Egypt any closer to the freedom and justice it sought when its people rose up against the Mubarak regime?

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Tuesday, 07-28-15, 17:22Obama Chides African Leaders Who Cling to Power[Al Jazeera] Barack Obama has chided African leaders who refuse to give up power in his first speech at the African Union headquarters by a US president.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:47Niger Receives IFAD Financing to Support Family Farmers[IFAD] Rome -Today the Republic of Niger and the United Nations International Fund for Agricultural Development (IFAD) signed an agreement to finance the Family Farming Development Programme (FFDP) in Maradi, Tahoua and Zinder Regions. The funding comprises a US$24.25 million loan, a $24.25 million grant and an additional $13 million grant from IFAD's Adaptation for Smallholder Agriculture Programme (ASAP).
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:33Death Toll From Qaliyubia Factory Fire Rises to 24 - Medical Source[Aswat Masriya] Cairo -The death toll from a fire which broke out in a furniture factory in Qaliyubia, northeast of Cairo on Tuesday rose to 24, a medical source said.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:32Diplomacy, Tunisia's First Line of Defence, Security and Sovereignty - Essid[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -"Tunisia can not win its open fight on many fronts, without joining the efforts of all driving forces with diplomacy in the lead as Tunisia's first line of defence, security, sovereignty and positioning in its regional environment," Prime Minister Habib Essid said, Monday.
Tuesday, 07-28-15, 16:24Liberia Meets Guinea Bissau in 2018 World Cup[Inquirer] African sides have learned who they will face in 2018 World Cup qualifying following Saturday's draw in St Petersburg, Russia.

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