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Malawi Election Campaigning Closes

BLANTYRE Campaigning has ended for Malawi's tightly contested May 21 elections for president, lawmakers, and local leaders. As political parties ready for Tuesday's polls, Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima, who is challenging President Peter Mutharika, has again raised allegations of …

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Malawi Election Campaigning Closes

BLANTYRE Campaigning has ended for Malawi's tightly contested May 21 elections for president, lawmakers, and local leaders. As political parties ready for Tuesday's polls, Malawi's Vice President Saulos Chilima, who is challenging President Peter Mutharika, has again raised allegations of …

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California Man Arrested for Illegal Arms Deal to Nigeria

A California man has been arrested for illegally brokering the sale of military-grade weapons to the Nigerian government.

Ara Dolarian, 58, was arrested last week in the central California city of Fresno.

The U.S. attorney's office said Monday Dolarian had …

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Inflation decreases to 2.5 percent in April

In April, headline inflation decreased to 2.5 percent from 3.3 percent in March. According to the latest data from Statistics Botswana, inflation decreased for: clothing and footwear (from 1.3 to 1.1 percent); housing, water, electricity, gas and other fuels (from …