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2012-02-20 09:45:54 Former President Stripped of All Power Trappings [Monitor] Freetown - Once upon a time, there was a 25-year-old Valentine Esegragbo Melvine Strasser, who took power in Sierra Leone in 1992. He became the world's youngest head of state and was respected in his country and beyond. Since he lost power in 1996, however, the world has treated him like a nobody, leading him into depression.

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Friday, 11-27-15, 16:51Evidence in Military Fraud Case Goes Missing[AIM] Maputo -Documents proving the issue of fraudulent cheques by the finance department of the Mozambican Army Command have disappeared, according to a report in Friday's issue of the Maputo daily "Noticias".
Friday, 11-27-15, 15:51Diamond Mining Continues to Cause Suffering for San[Survival International] Despite ever increasing profits from multinational diamond mining operations in the country, Botswana's Bushman communities continue to suffer.
Friday, 11-27-15, 15:442015 Election Factsheet[AEP] Background
Friday, 11-27-15, 15:27Egypt Welcomes Requests for Additional Security Measures[Egypt Online] Minister of Tourism Hisham Zaazou said that the Egyptian authorities welcome requests of some airliners demanding additional security measures on flights. He added that this comes in accordance with the Egyptian and international laws.
Friday, 11-27-15, 15:26Off to the Polls... 2015 Elections in Numbers[Namibian] NAMIBIAN voters are going to the polls in the country's fifth regional council and local authority elections since independence today.

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