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TRUMP QUESTIONS TAKING IMMIGRANTS FROM ‘SHITHOLE COUNTRIES’: SOURCES

| January 12, 2018

President Donald Trump on Thursday questioned why the United States would want to have immigrants from Haiti and African nations, referring to some as shithole countries, according to two sources familiar with the comments.

Trump's remarks, made in the White …

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UN Launches Investigation of DRC Attack That Killed 15 Peacekeepers

| January 5, 2018

The United Nations says it will open a special investigation into an attack in the Democratic Republic of Congo last month that left 15 U.N. peacekeepers dead.

U.N. Secretary-General Antonio Guterres said in a statement Friday that he has appointed …

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SOUTH AFRICA’S NORTHERN CAPE PROVINCE STEPPING UP EFFORTS TO CONTAIN LISTERIOSIS OUTBREAK

| January 4, 2018

KIMBERLEY, The authorities in South Africa's Northern Cape Province are stepping up efforts to contain an outbreak of listeriosis after four cases were reported in the province where one person has died and three more are receiving treatment.

In December, …

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Agriculture a hard sell for Zimbabwe’s youth

| December 27, 2017

Laiza Mukute's 14-hectare plot is a pale shadow of what it was 10 years ago.

The Mukute family � 43-year-old Laiza, her husband, and three sons � obtained the plot in 2001 under a land reform programme that saw thousands …

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Spain Rescues 104 Migrants Crossing Mediterranean Sea

| December 10, 2017

MADRID Spain's maritime rescue service says it has saved 104 migrants trying to make the perilous crossing of the Mediterranean Sea to Europe from North Africa.

The service says its rescue craft Guardamar Concepcion Arenal intercepted two boats carrying 53 …

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