Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

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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Morgan Tsvangirai, Zimbabwe's Longtime Opposition Leader, Dies Of Cancer At 65

Wednesday, February 14, 2018

The miner turned politician, who tried repeatedly to unseat longtime ruler Robert Mugabe, came to symbolize courageous resistance to Mugabe's repressive regime — and changed politics in Zimbabwe.

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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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Congo's Catholic Cardinal: Crackdown On Protesters Is 'Barbarism'

Wednesday, January 03, 2018

The head of the Roman Catholic Church in Congo has accused security forces of opening fire on innocent protesters. The U.N. says several people died in Sunday's demonstrations against the president.

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News Brief: NYC Fire Kills At Least 12, Doug Jones Certified As Winner In Alabama

Friday, December 29, 2017

A fire in the Bronx in New York City has left at least 12 people dead. Also, Doug Jones has been certified as the winner of Alabama's Senate election and Liberians have elected a new president.

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Liberians Elect Soccer Star George Weah As Next President

Friday, December 29, 2017

In its first peaceful transfer of power from one elected administration to another since 1944, Liberians have elected a new president: international soccer star George Weah.

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Liberia Waits For Presidential Election Results

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Liberia's electoral commission will have preliminary results on a presidential runoff that will mark the West African country's first democratic transfer of power since 1944. In the race, the nation's vice president is pitted against a national soccer star.

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In Presidential Runoff, Liberians Choose Between Soccer Star, Vice President

Wednesday, December 27, 2017

Voters went to the polls to decide the next president. President Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, a Nobel Peace Prize winner and the first female head of state elected in Africa, is stepping down after 2 terms.

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Many South Africans Are Disenchanted With Governing Of African National Congress

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

South African President Jacob Zuma is plagued by allegations of corruption, which have tainted the image of his governing of the African National Congress. The party is deeply split ahead of its leadership conference this weekend, where a new leader will be chosen.

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Europe Complicit In Libyan Migrant Abuses, Human Rights Group Says

Wednesday, December 13, 2017

Amnesty International says European governments are complicit in the abuse of tens of thousands of refugees and migrants it says are detained in bad conditions by Libya's immigration authorities.

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'Fight For Rights Will Continue' In Zimbabwe, #ThisFlag Movement Pastor Vows

Sunday, December 10, 2017

Robert Mugabe is gone as Zimbabwe's leader, but Evan Mawarire warns that abuses have yet to end. "The citizens of our nation are not enemies to our government," he says. "They should be listened to."

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Emmerson Mnangagwa Sworn In As Zimbabwe's New Leader

Friday, November 24, 2017

After 37 years of governance under President Robert Mugabe, Zimbabwe has a new leader. Emmerson Mnangagwa was sworn in today amid celebration and hopes that he can repair the country's depressed economy.

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Zimbabwe Swears In A New President

Friday, November 24, 2017

Emmerson Mnangagwa has been sworn in as the president of Zimbabwe, days after the country's longtime leader Robert Mugabe resigned.

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News Brief: Navy Aircraft Crash, Flynn May Be Cooperating With Russia Investigation

Friday, November 24, 2017

NBC's Geoff Bennett talks about the latest on the Russia investigation, including signs Michael Flynn may be cooperating. Also, the latest on the Navy aircraft crash in the Philippine Sea.

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Zimbabwe Gets A New Leader For The First Time

Thursday, November 23, 2017

Zimbabwe gets a new president Friday, just the second in its 37-year history. It's still unclear exactly what fate awaits the country's outgoing leader, Robert Mugabe.

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Zimbabwe Has A New Leader After President Robert Mugabe Resigned

Wednesday, November 22, 2017

Zimbabwe's new leader Emmerson Mnangagwa arrived back in the country and addressed the people about how he'll replace longtime ruler Robert Mugabe. Mnangagwa returned from a self-imposed exile after Mugabe fired him from his vice president role.

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In Zimbabwe, President Robert Mugabe Resigns

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

The move ends Mugabe's 37-year-reign. It comes a week after the military seized power, heading off his apparent efforts to place his wife in position to succeed him.

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