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2012-03-14 14:15:04 Misa Chair Receives Threats Over Stance On Media Freedom [MISA] Chairperson of the Media Institute of Southern Africa (MISA) Malawi Chapter, Anthony Kasunda is receiving threats from yet-unknown people over the chapter's stance on the Malawi government's repeated attacks on the media.

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Monday, 03-02-15, 13:47Lungu Says HH Should Come Clean On Parallel Govt Claim[Zambia Reports]Republican President Edgar Lungu his chief antagonist United Party for National Development leader Hakainde Hichilema have continued sparring with the Head of State directing the police to question the opposition leader over his claims that he receives intelligence reports before they get to the President.
Monday, 03-02-15, 13:44Ethiopia's Hidden Treasures[Reporter]Ethiopia was among the world's first Christian countries, but its many remote churches remain hidden - even from the locals
Monday, 03-02-15, 13:43Nchito Removed From Prosecution of M'membe[Zambia Reports]Director of Public Prosecutions Mutembo Nchito may have had a good day at the Magistrates Court having his nolle proesqui upheld, but there was bad news for him at the Lusaka High Court where he lost the bid to prosecute his business partner Fred M'membe who is facing defamation charges.
Monday, 03-02-15, 13:37China Gives Benin U.S.$69 Million Loan[Focac]Cotonou -China has given Benin a preferential loan of 40 billion CFA Francs (over 69 million U.S. dollars) to fund telecommunication infrastructure projects, diplomatic sources said Monday in Cotonou.
Monday, 03-02-15, 13:26Secretary-General Appoints Damian Cardona-Onses of Spain Director of United Nations Information Centre in Dakar, Senegal[UN]United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon is pleased to announce the appointment of Damian Cardona-Onses of Spain as Director of the United Nations Information Centre (UNIC) in Dakar, Senegal. The Information Centre in Dakar covers Cape Verde, Côte d'Ivoire, Gambia, Guinea-Bissau, Mauritania and Senegal. Mr. Cardona assumed his new duties on 1 February 2015.

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