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Charity: More Than Half of Children Worldwide at Risk

| June 7, 2018

More than half the world's children are at risk of poverty, conflict and discrimination against girls, according to a global report by the charity Save the Children.

The organization's second End of Childhood Index says 1 billion children live in …

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National Teacher of the Year Works with Refugee Students

| April 20, 2018

Undeterred by immigration politics, the 2018 National Teacher of the Year leads a Washington state classroom for refugees that runs on the same promise that's bestowed upon children and fuels newcomers to the American dream.

Mandy Manning plans to use …

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South Africa Bids Farewell to Winnie Madikizela-Mandela

| April 14, 2018

Millions of South Africans prepared to say goodbye to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela-Mandela as her emotionally charged official funeral began Saturday in Soweto, where she lived until her death April 2 at 81.

Thousands of mourners packed a 40,000-seat stadium …

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NEW BOTSWANA PRESIDENT SAYS HIS GOVT WORKING TO REAPATRIATE DUKWI REGUGEES TO NAMIBIA

| April 10, 2018

WINDHOEK-- Botswana's newly inaugurated President Mokgweetsi Masisi says his administration is working tirelessly to repatriate former Dukwi refugees back to Namibia.

"It is only a matter of the fact that they sought a court order to interdict the repatriation, but …

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NEW BOTSWANA PRESIDENT MASISI HEADS FOR ZIMBABWE ON FIRST WORKING VISIT

| April 9, 2018

HARARE -- Botswana's new President Mokgweetsi Masisi is expected in Zimbabwe Monday on a working visit, state media reported.

Masisi took over from former president Ian Khama on April 1. This is part of a long-standing tradition in the Southern …

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