Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

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Marking Nelson Mandela's 100th Birthday

Wednesday, July 18, 2018

The late statesman Nelson Mandela would have turned 100 years old Wednesday. Writers, politicians, and activists are marking the date with readings from a collection of his letters.

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Boris Johnson And David Davis, Britain's Brexit Minister, Resign

Monday, July 09, 2018

Two major members of British Prime Minister Theresa May's government have resigned just days after she announced her plan for the UK's exit from the European Union.

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As Zimbabwe Prepares For Elections, It Seeks To Rejoin The Commonwealth

Monday, May 28, 2018

Years after Robert Mugabe, then-president of Zimbabwe, quit the commonwealth in anger over criticism of his leadership, the new leader has applied to rejoin the group of mainly ex-British colonies.

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In South Africa, Crowds Gather To Honor Winnie Mandela

Saturday, April 14, 2018

Thousands of South Africans gathered today to pay their last respects to anti-apartheid icon Winnie Madikizela Mandela, known by many as the mother of the nation. She died April 2 at the age of 81.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Didn't Die, 'She Multiplied'

Saturday, April 14, 2018

South African women are mourning the loss of Madikizela-Mandela and challenging her controversial legacy. The anti-apartheid stalwart, who died April 2 at the age of 81, was laid to rest Saturday.

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Why Winnie Madikizela Mandela's Legacy Is Being Debated After Her Death

Thursday, April 12, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela was an anti-apartheid activist in her own right, in addition to being married to icon and South Africa's first black president, Nelson Mandela. But she also was accused of endorsing violence and fueling a "reign of terror" in the Soweto township. How will she be remembered?

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Anti-Apartheid Activist Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies At 81

Monday, April 02, 2018

Anti-apartheid activist and wife of the late Nelson Mandela, Winnie Madikizela-Mandela died Monday at 81. She was renowned for revving up crowds with her fierce speeches denouncing the apartheid system.

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Winnie Madikizela-Mandela Dies At Age 81

Monday, April 02, 2018

Winnie Madikizela-Mandela, South African anti-apartheid activist and former wife of late South African President Nelson Mandela, has died.

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Nigerian President Tells 100-Plus Girls Freed By Boko Haram To Follow Their Dreams

Sunday, March 25, 2018

Days after their release, Muhammadu Buhari told the girls seized in the Feb. 19 mass abduction by an ISIS-affiliated faction of Boko Haram to embrace the future and pursue their dreams, without fear.

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One Month After Abduction, Boko Haram Brings Home More Than 100 Dapchi Girls

Thursday, March 22, 2018

Just one student who reportedly refused to convert to Islam from Christianity remains in captivity. 110 girls were snatched from their school in northeastern Nigeria on Feb. 19.

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Insurgents In Nigeria Release Most Of Schoolgirls Abducted Last Month

Wednesday, March 21, 2018

In a surprising move, extremists returned most of the girls. Their return came with a warning: no more school. About five girls reportedly died in the kidnapping and at least one girl remains captive.

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Parents In Nigeria Asking How Boko Haram Succeeded Again In Kidnapping Schoolgirls

Tuesday, March 13, 2018

In Nigeria, distraught families want to talk to the nation's president to press him to help find the 110 girls abducted from their school in the northeast three weeks ago.

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In Dapchi, Mourning After Mass Kidnapping Of Schoolgirls

Sunday, March 11, 2018

Last month, 110 school girls were allegedly abducted by the extremist group Boko Haram in northern Nigeria. The attack mirrors the high-profile mass kidnapping of girls from Chibok, Nigeria, in 2014.

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Nigerians Want Answers After Another Mass Kidnapping

Friday, March 09, 2018

The northeastern Nigerian community of Dapchi is devastated. It's been nearly three weeks since insurgents seized 110 girls from a boarding school there.

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Congolese Police Fire On Demonstrators Protesting Against Kabila

Monday, February 26, 2018

Police in the Democratic Republic of the Congo fired live ammunition at protesters demanding that President Joseph Kabila step down. Police arrested dozens of protesters and two people were killed.

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Around 100 Girls Are Missing In Nigeria After Boko Haram Attacks School

Wednesday, February 21, 2018

Boko Haram insurgents attacked a girls school in northeastern Nigeria, and initial reports suggested scores of children might be missing. Authorities say militants also took off with foodstuffs. Boko Haram fighters have seized thousands of captives over the years, most famously the Chibok girls.

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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's Main Opposition Leader, Dies At 65

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

Zimbabwe's main opposition leader, Morgan Tsvangirai has died at 65. He had been suffering from colon cancer. As the arch political rival of then-president Robert Mugabe, Tsvangirai came to symbolize courageous resistance to Mugabe's repressive regime.

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South Africa's Ruling Party Abandons President Jacob Zuma

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

South Africa's ruling party has told embattled President Jacob Zuma that he must step down by the end of Wednesday. There are allegations of corruption.

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ANC Tells President Jacob Zuma It's Time To Step Down

Tuesday, February 13, 2018

President Jacob Zuma has been facing mounting pressure from the African National Congress to leave after nine years in office — which have been overshadowed by widespread accusations of corruption.

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In Africa, Government Leaders, Pan-African Organizations Condemn Trump's Comments

Friday, January 12, 2018

President Trump's now disavowed comments regarding immigrants from African countries has provoked anger and incredulity across social media and from African leaders. Many called his comment reprehensible and racist.

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