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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, 10-24-14, 13:58Real De Banjul's Famara Jarju Sets for Italy Trials[Daily Observer]Gambian champions Real de Banjul have announced its talented attacking midfielder Famara Jarju will leave the country today for Italy where he will undergo trials with third tier side U.S. Cremonese.
Friday, 10-24-14, 13:57New Chinese Consular Services Building Inaugurated[Government of Mauritius]The new Consular Services Building of the Embassy of the People's Republic of China was inaugurated by the Chinese Ambassador to Mauritius, Mr Li Li, this morning in Belle Rose. The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Regional Integration and International Trade, Dr Arvin Boolell, was present on that occasion.
Friday, 10-24-14, 13:45Rwandan Parliament Calls for BBC to Be Banned[RSF]The Rwandan parliament passed a resolution on 22 October calling on the government to ban the BBC and bring "genocide denial" charges against the presenter and producer of a controversial TV documentary about the 1994 Rwandan genocide that the BBC broadcast in early October.
Friday, 10-24-14, 13:39Malawi Down With 11 Steps on Latest Fifa Ranking[Malawi24]It never rains but pours for Malawi nation football team as they have moved with 11 steps in the latest FIFA ranking released by the World Football governing body on Thursday.
Friday, 10-24-14, 13:17Peaceful Environment Vital for Lesotho Polls[SAnews.gov.za]A peaceful, stable and secure environment is critical to the holding of successful elections in Lesotho next year, Southern African Development Community (SADC) facilitator Cyril Ramaphosa said on Thursday.

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