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2012-03-16 04:28:31 Sappers, Fire-Fighters Arrive at Congo Blast Site [ANGOP] Brazzaville - A team of Angolan fire-fighters and sappers is since Tuesday in Brazzaville, Republic of Congo working on the "3 B" sector, assigned to Angola to search and remove uxos (English abbreviation for unexploded ordnance) arising from explosion and fire in the Mpla Armored Regiment storehouse.

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Wednesday, 12-17-14, 18:04Leveraging Mobile Tech to Combat Conflict and Corruption[allAfrica]Washington, DC -Rarely has so small a law stirred so much debate about so distant a conflict. Over the past several months, debate about legislation requiring companies to disclose any use of conflict minerals in manufacturing, has dragged a bunch of seemingly unconnected people into its orbit: from Green Bay Packers' quarterback Aaron Rogers and members of the U.S. Congress to Washington think tanks and thousands of American companies.
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 17:34Nocal Bid Round Explained[NOCAL]Monrovia -All informed Liberians would agree that the year 2014 has been one of our most challenging years. What with the dreadful Ebola virus killing our people, damaging our sense of security, and devastating our economy. Just prior to the onslaught of the Ebola virus disease, our economy was being affected adversely by various factors including significant drops in prices of our key exports - rubber and iron ore. The impact was evident at the end of the first quarter of calendar year 2014. Economic growth was bei
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 16:09The Concerns of the Int'l Community Are Genuine[NEWS]The International Community has issued a strong worded statement in which they are urging the candidates and parties to conduct peaceful campaigns that respect the rule of law, abide by the code of conduct for candidates and adhere to all rules and regulations promulgated by the National Elections Commission (NEC) for the conduct of elections, particularly health-related measures.
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 15:19Chad President Arrives in Banjul Today[The Point]Chad's President Idriss Deby is expected to arrive in Banjul this morning for a one-day visit. Analysts believe Deby and Jammeh will discuss bilateral cooperation on security matters in the region.
Wednesday, 12-17-14, 15:14Royal Car Cost 61 Years' Wages[Swazi Media]It would take 70 percent of people in Swaziland more than 61 years to earn the price of the new custom-built car Princess Sikhanyiso, the eldest daughter of King Mswati III, took delivery of this month (December 2014).

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