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2012-02-20 12:32:25 Mamba, Platinum Clash [Zimbabwe Standard] After weeks of preparations, it's down to serious business Sunday afternoon as FC Platinum face Green Mamba in a CAF Champions League preliminary round, first leg match at Somhlolo Stadium in Mbabane, Swaziland.

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Tuesday, 07-29-14, 12:07Vigorous Activities for Growth and Transformation Plan Success - MoFED[ERTA]Vigorous nationwide activities would be carried out for the successful conclusion of the Growth and Transformation Plan (GTP) in this last year of the plan, Ministry of Finance and Economic Development (MoFED) said.
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 11:52Will (re)constructing Security Sector Help Protect Population?[African Arguments]Amnesty International recently published a report calling for the investigation, prosecution and punishment of the perpetrators in the on-going violent conflict in CAR. The report identifies former officers of the Forces Armées Centrafricaine (FACA) currently in command of anti-balaka militias. The militias have committed serious crimes under international l
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:53Identification of Air Algérie Victims Begins[Cameroon Tribune]Investigators have begun combing the site and wreckage of Air Algérie's Flight AH 5017 that crashed in Gossi in northern Mali on July 24, 2014, killing all 118 people aboard; almost half of them French. Meanwhile, the plane's two black boxes or data flight recorders have been recovered and sent to France for investigations as the country observes three days of national mourning.
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:53Issah Ahmed to Give Evidence On Oath[Cameroon Tribune]Hearing in the case opposing the State of Cameroon (Bafia council, in the Centre Region) against the former mayor of the Bafia Council, Issah alias Issah Ahmed could not proceed last July 24 at the Special Criminal Court in Yaounde because the counsel of the accused asked for an adjournment of the case to permit his client have time to legalise exhibits which he will use to give as evidence in defending his case. The head of the panel of judges hearing the case, Mrs Justice Yvette Siewe adjourned the case
Tuesday, 07-29-14, 10:5320 Million Infected With Hepatitis - Expert[Independent]Benin -A medical expert and former Chairman of Nigerian Medical Association (NMA), Edo State chapter, Philip Ugbodaga, on Monday, declared that about 20 million (12 per cent) Nigerians are currently infected with hepatitis B and C.

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