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Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

Ladysmith Black Mambazo to South Africans: Stop Attacking Immigrants

Monday, May 11, 2015

There's been a wave of violence against immigrant workers. Now the Grammy-winning singers have joined their voices with Mali's superstar Salif Keita. The message: "United we stand."

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Foreign Workers Seek Shelter In Camps After Attacks In South Africa

Sunday, May 10, 2015

On a soccer field in a township outside the South African city of Durban, more than 500 people are still living in a hastily constructed transit camp for foreign workers.

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South African Government Denies Xenophobia Played Role In Man's Death

Friday, May 01, 2015

The body of one of seven people killed in attacks against foreigners in South Africa was returned to his home country, Mozambique, on Thursday. He was stabbed and beaten to death in Johannesburg.

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South Africa's Xenophobic Attacks 'Vile,' Says Zulu King Accused Of Inciting Them

Sunday, April 26, 2015

Recent attacks against immigrants have reportedly caused at least seven deaths in the country. Accused of incendiary remarks, Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini says his comments were taken out of context.

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Immigrants Flee South Africa After Xenophobic Attacks

Tuesday, April 21, 2015

Zulu King Goodwill Zwelithini is blamed for stoking the violence by describing immigrants as lice that must be removed. But in a speech Monday, he described the attacks on immigrants as vile.

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Muslim Migrants Threw Christians Overboard, Italian Police Say

Thursday, April 16, 2015

Tens of thousands of people are trying to flee Africa by boarding rickety and often overcrowded boats for the journey across the Mediterranean Sea to Europe. Many ships capsize or are abandoned by smugglers, and hundreds have already died en route. More than 10,000 people were rescued this week alone.

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Hundreds Of Nigerian Girls Still Missing A Year After Kidnapping

Tuesday, April 14, 2015

Last April, Islamist extremists abducted about 300 schoolgirls. #BringBackOurGirls campaigners refuse to let them be forgotten, and Nigeria's new president has called on the military to look for them.

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Yes, Real Cars Fell From Real Planes For That 'Furious 7' Stunt

Sunday, April 05, 2015

The movie avoided CGI for the bulk of its action sequences. That meant stunt coordinator and longtime stunt driver Jack Gill had to figure out how to toss cars out of a flying airplane.

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After Nigeria's Election, A Call For Unity

Sunday, April 05, 2015

Following a bitterly contested election, outgoing President Goodluck Jonathan offered congratulations to his successor, Muhammadu Buhari, who said, "We must begin to heal the wounds and work towards a better future."

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President-Elect Buhari Tells Nigerians Not To Expect 'Miracles'

Saturday, April 04, 2015

Nigerians have elected a former military strongman to be their next president. Muhammadu Buhari, who insists he's a changed man, says his first order of business will be to crush Boko Haram militants.

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Nigeria's New President: From Military Ruler To 'Newborn Democrat'

Wednesday, April 01, 2015

For the first time, an opposition challenger has defeated a sitting president at the ballot box. A peaceful transfer of power from one elected leader to another would be another first for Nigeria.

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Opposition Candidate Defeats Nigerian President Goodluck Jonathan

Tuesday, March 31, 2015

Former military leader Mohammadu Buhari has become the first opposition candidate to win a Nigerian presidential election.

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Voting In Nigeria Affected By Isolated Violence And Irregularities

Monday, March 30, 2015

Islamist insurgents have reportedly killed about 40 people, as the polling for a new president continued into Sunday. Voting was extended after technical problems kept some from casting their ballots.

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Nigerian President Faces Tough Reelection Campaign

Friday, March 27, 2015

Nigerians head to the polls Saturday to vote for their new president. The incumbent Goodluck Jonathan faces former military leader, Muhammadu Buhari, who says he's tough on security and corruption.

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Displaced Voters Pose A Challenge To Nigeria's Presidential Election

Friday, March 27, 2015

More than a million people have been displaced by Boko Haram attacks in northeastern Nigeria. Many of them are voters. Will they be able to cast ballots in Saturday's presidential elections?

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Boko Haram Kidnaps 500 Children In Northeastern Nigeria

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

Boko Haram militants have kidnapped more than 500 women and children from the northeastern Nigerian town of Damasak, reports say. The kidnappings come as regional forces were helping Nigeria push militants out of Damasak. Scores of villagers were killed in the violence.

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Nigerian Army Advances Against Boko Haram As Election Looms

Friday, March 20, 2015

Nigeria's military says that, with the help of regional troops, its forces have retaken key towns captured by Boko Haram. The successes against the ISIS-linked extremist network come little more than a week before a key vote in which President Goodluck Jonathan is seeking re-election. The vote was delayed by six weeks, in part due to insecurity. Many are asking how the army was able to do in six weeks what it has failed to do these past six years.

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Nigeria's Boko Haram Pledges To Back Islamic State

Monday, March 09, 2015

Nigeria's militant Islamist group Boko Haram has pledged allegiance to the Islamic State. This comes just as Chad and Niger have launched an offensive against Boko Haram in Nigeria.

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Boko Haram Takes A Page From ISIS Propaganda Playbook

Thursday, March 05, 2015

The Nigerian Islamist militant group has traded grainy videos for slick productions. This week, Boko Haram posted a video purportedly showing the bodies of two beheaded men accused of spying.

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Boko Haram Ramps Up Attacks Despite Effort To Repel Them

Thursday, March 05, 2015

In Nigeria, the Islamist extremists are using more girls and young women in suicide bombings. It's unclear whether the children are taken from among the hundreds the militants have kidnapped.

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