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2012-02-17 12:18:08 Millions of People to Receive Solar Energy Access [UN News] A Mauritius-based company announced today that it will provide access to low-cost solar energy for 33 million people in Africa and Asia for the next four years, as part of a United Nations-backed initiative to fight poverty.

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Friday, 05-29-15, 12:59Algeria, Lesotho for Self-Determination of Sahrawi People[SPS] Algiers -Algeria and Lesotho reaffirmed Thursday their support for the UN in its efforts to find a solution to the conflict of Western Sahara based on the exercise by the Saharawi people of their "inalienable" right to self-determination, according to a joint statement released Thursday after the state visit paid by King of Lesotho Lestie III, at the invitation of President of the Algerian Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Friday, 05-29-15, 12:59Algeria, Lesotho Committed to Strengthen Bilateral Relations[Algerie Presse Service] Algiers -Algeria and Lesotho reiterated their willingness to strengthen the profound ties of friendship that characterize the relations between the two countries in order to build a "mutually beneficial" multifaceted cooperation, according to a joint statement released Thursday after the state visit paid by King of Lesotho lestie III, at the invitation of President of the Republic Abdelaziz Bouteflika.
Friday, 05-29-15, 12:58Ambassador Lamine Baali Calls for Addressing Forced Displacement Phenomena in Africa[SPS] Midrand (south Africa) -The Permanent Representative to the AU and Ambassador in Ethiopia, Mr. Lamine Baali, has called on the Member States of the African Union to make every effort to address the plight of victims of forced displacement in Africa, highlighting the need for governments to build their capacity to respond to natural disasters.
Friday, 05-29-15, 12:57Kagame Questions UN's Mandate On Civilian Protection[News of Rwanda] President Paul Kagame has questioned the United Nations Peacekeeping approach towards civilian protection in conflict zones.
Friday, 05-29-15, 12:52Malawian Police Officers Arrested for Demanding Money From a Zambian[Malawi24] Police in Mchinji district are keeping in custody fellow officers for allegedly demanding and receiving bribes from a Zambian trader to let her pass through Mchinji border.

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