Mugabe urged to go peacefully

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nsnbc : Uncertainty laced with excitement and expectation, with hope for a peaceful transition, calm and renewal are the predominant sentiments in Zimbabwe after the military took President Robert Mugabe and reportedly also his wife in custody saying that they ware safe and that the military was after corrupt criminals in the government and not after More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, November 15th, 2017

Zimbabwe’s military seized broadcaster, claims “action against criminals” denies coup

nsnbc : Heavy gunfire and artillery were heard in the suburbs of Harare as the military of Zimbabwe has read out a statement after taking over the national broadcaster ZBZ, saying it has taken action to target criminals. More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, November 9th, 2017

Court of Cassation upholds 5-year sentence for Egyptian activist Alaa Abdel Fattah

nsnbc : Egypt’s Court of Cassation has issued a final verdict on Wednesday, ruling that Egyptian activist Alaa Adel Fattah has to stay in prison until he has served his 5-years sentence for organizing a demonstration More...

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By Fahwad Al-Khadoumi On Monday, November 6th, 2017

Egypt summoned western ambassadors for criticizing detention of human rights lawyer Metwally

Fahwad Al-Khadoumi (nsnbc) : Egypt’s Foreign Ministry has summoned the ambassadors of Canada, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, the United Kingdom over criticism of the arrest of Egyptian human rights lawyer More...

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By nsnbc On Thursday, November 2nd, 2017

Norwegian fertilizer maker Yara International is considering building a $2 billion plant in Mozambique

nsnbc : The Norwegian fertiliser maker Yara International is considering building a $2 billion plant in Mozambique. The Norwegian company may seek partners to share the cost, said Yara CEO Svein Tore Holsether. In More...

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By nsnbc On Monday, October 30th, 2017

African countries on alert after outbreak of bubonic plague in Madagascar

nsnbc : Nine African countries have been put on alert after an outbreak of bubonic plague in Madagascar. The island is facing a worrying spread of the deadly disease, with 124 people killed by last week already More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 27th, 2017

China writes off $36 million of Mozambique’s debt

nsnbc : In an agreement finalized on Thursday in Maputo, the People’s Republic of China has agreed to write off $36 million of Mozambique’s debt. Under the agreement the Chinese government decided More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 25th, 2017

U.S. law firm files class action lawsuit against Rio Tinto over losses at Mozambican coal project

nsnbc : The U.S.-American law firm Hagens Berman, based in Seattle, has filed a lawsuit against mining giant Rio Tinto over failed investment in a Mozambican coal project which has cost the mining giant billions More...

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By nsnbc On Wednesday, October 18th, 2017

Mozambique to discuss future of oil and gas projects with international partners

nsnbc : Mozambique’s National Hydrocarbons Company (ENH) announced that the government will host an international meeting analyzing the future of the oil and gas industry in Mozambique on Thursday and Friday. More...

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By nsnbc On Friday, October 13th, 2017

Finally: Egypt finalizes law to criminalize child marriages

nsnbc : Ahmad Emad al-Deen, Egypt’s Minister of Health and Population, announced Wednesday that the National Population Council is set to finalize new legislation that will criminalize child marriages. Al-Deen More...