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2012-02-23 11:22:25 Shettima Wants FG to Rescue Lake Chad [Daily Trust] Maiduguri - Governor Kashim Shettima of Borno State yesterday called on the Federal Government to collaborate with authorities in Chad and Cameroon to address the dwindling fortunes of the Lake Chad.

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Saturday, 04-25-15, 12:496th Arab Child Literature Encounters Start in Tunis[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis, -The 6th Arab Child Literature Encounters placed under the slogan "Challenges of Literature in View of Current Changes," began Friday in Tunis.
Saturday, 04-25-15, 12:32Microcred Opens Second Agency in Ben Arous[Tunis Afrique Presse] Tunis -The second Microcred agency in Tunisia was inaugurated in the governorate of Ben Arous.
Saturday, 04-25-15, 12:30Five Hochobeb, the Unsung Hero of Namibian Football[New Era] Central to the unsurpassed success of Namibia's most successful football club Black Africa, former versatile striker-cum-midfielder- turned defender, one Bethuel "Five" Hochobeb, played a pivotal role in the fortunes of this great club both on and off the field. Born in Windhoek's Old Location in 1952, the third of nine siblings, (seven boys and two girls), young Five started his schooling at the Betel, St Barnabas and the Roma Catholic Mission primary schools in the Old Location. He found himself locked u
Saturday, 04-25-15, 12:26'Desert Storm' Out to Prove His Class[New Era] Judging from his recent performance, Namibia's most promising boxing prospect and incumbent national featherweight champion Sakaria 'Desert Storm' Lukas has all the characteristics of a future world champion and has promised to prove his mettle come tomorrow. B i l l e d a s t h e m a i n b o u t of tomorrow's Prospects in A c t i o n b ox i n g b o n a n z a at the Windhoek Country Club Resor t and Casino, 'Deser t Stor m' will rumble against equally young Tanzanian opponent Issa Nampepeche for the vacant
Saturday, 04-25-15, 12:10Sudan - "Your Silence Is a Shame to Humanity."[Fahamu] Since 2012, an average of three bombs a day have been dropped indiscriminately by the government of Sudan onto civilians living in rebel held areas. With humanitarian access denied by the government and increasing numbers being displaced, people's ability to survive grows more precarious by the day.

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