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S.Africa riots force new president to hurry home

| April 20, 2018

South African President Cyril Ramaphosa on Friday returned early from a summit in London to rush to the scene of violent demonstrations in North West province, where at least 23 people have been arrested.

Ramaphosa, who took power in February, …

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(Im)migration News Roundup, April 15-21

| April 20, 2018

Editor's note: With four people working on (im)migration stories every day, we still struggle to keep up with all the relevant news. So, we wanted a way to keep you updated with the top immigration stories every week � the …

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Opening 2018 Coordination, Management Meeting, Economic and Social Council Elects Members, Fills Outstanding Vacancies to Subsidiary Bodies

| April 17, 2018

The Economic and Social Council today began the coordination and management meetings of its 2018 session with the election of members to a number of subsidiary bodies.

It elected members to, and filled outstanding vacancies on, the following bodies: Committee …

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BOTSWANA: MOKGWEETSI MASISI TAKES OVER PRESIDENCY

| April 1, 2018

GABORONE -- Botswana's President Ian Khama stepped down on Saturday March 31, handing over power to his deputy Mokgweetsi Masisi.

Born on July 21, 1962, Mokgweetsi Masisi was first elected to parliament in 2009. Previously, he was a high school …

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Pan African University 2018 Student Call Now Open: Join Africa’s Leaders in Water and Energy

| March 20, 2018

The Pan African University Institute for Water and Energy Sciences including Climate Change (PAUWES) (http://PAUWES.univ-tlemcen.dz)in Algeria contributes to promoting higher education and applied research in the fields of water, energy and climate change � a key contribution to sustainable development …

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