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2012-02-27 14:26:21 Newspaper Shut Down, Issues of Three More Confiscated [HRInfo] Cairo - The Arabic Network for Human Rights Information (ANHRI) denounces the ongoing repressive crackdown of the Sudanese authorities on press freedom. Not only did the Sudanese government confiscate issues of al-Tayar newspaper last week, but ordered the suspension of the newspaper altogether on 22 February. Only one day earlier, on 21 February, it seized the entire print run of the newspapers of al-Midan, al-Youm al-Taly, and al-Ahdath.

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Friday, 04-24-15, 17:26Armed Chief Justice Holed Up in Home[Swazi Media] The Swaziland Chief Justice Michael Ramodibedi, who is evading arrest by police, has two firearms and is holding his family hostage at his home, the kingdom's police chief said Friday.
Friday, 04-24-15, 17:16Feature - Chinese Company Helps Consume Unemployment in Angola[Focac] Luanda -Tchososola Codista, unlike most of her Portugese-spoken Angolan colleagues, speaks fluent English. And she is not shy away from sharing her feelings of working in a Chinese company.
Friday, 04-24-15, 17:10Prosecutor to Call Eleven Witnesses in Bemba's Second Trial[Bemba Trial Website] The International Criminal Court (ICC) prosecutor intends to call 11 witnesses to testify against Jean-Pierre Bemba and his four former associates on charges of witness and evidence tampering.
Friday, 04-24-15, 16:52China, Ethiopia Reiterate Commitment to Taking Bilateral Relations to New Level[Focac] Addis Ababa -China and Ethiopia have reiterated their commitment to further strengthen their bilateral relations and deepen overall cooperation established between them.
Friday, 04-24-15, 16:24Jonathan Meets Buhari on Transition[This Day] Abuja -Apparently to discuss the smooth hand-over of government on May 29, President Goodluck Jonathan on Friday met behind closed doors with the president-elect, Maj. Gen. Muhammadu Buhari (rtd).

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