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2012-02-23 04:23:13 'The Web is Very, Very, Very Powerful' [RNW Africa] "I will vote for Wade, of course!" shouts Amadou, a young taxi driver, taking me to my hotel in downtown Dakar. "Wade has worked hard and that's how it works here." We drive past large posters of the various presidential candidates as Amadou points them out: Abdoulaye Wade, Macky Sall, Moustapha Niasse and Ousmane Tanor Dieng.

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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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