Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

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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Zimbabwe's Mugabe Likely To Face Impeachment Proceedings

Tuesday, November 21, 2017

President Robert Mugabe has survived a military takeover and an ousting by his own party, but he still refuses to resign. On Tuesday, the party is expected to begin the impeach process in parliament.

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Zimbabwe Is In A Stalemate After Military Takeover

Monday, November 20, 2017

Zimbabwe is at a watershed moment — a slow-motion process to oust Robert Mugabe, the only ruler the nation has known. But will the 75-year-old war veteran, who is known as the Crocodile and is slated to succeed Mugabe bring change to the impoverished nation?

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Zimbabweans Wonder What's Ahead For Mugabe And Their Country

Friday, November 17, 2017

David Greene talks to journalist Jeffrey Barbee about President Robert Mugabe, who has outwitted his political opponents to stay power for 37 years. The military took over the government on Wednesday.

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After The Military Seized Control, What's Next For Zimbabwe?

Thursday, November 16, 2017

Regional African envoys are in Zimbabwe to mediate President Robert Mugabe's transition from power. Mugabe is an independence fighter who is the only leader the southern African nation has ever known. He remains under house arrest.

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Zimbabwe's Leader Under House Arrest After Military Seized Control Of Country

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Zimbabweans have only ever had one leader — Robert Mugabe. But he is now under house arrest after the military seized control of the southern African nation in what they call a move of military constitutionalism. The ruling party's youth league says the army is effecting change with "peaceful aplomb."

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News Brief: Army Takes Control In Zimbabwe, Republicans Respond To Roy Moore

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

The army in Zimbabwe has seized control of the country, though they say it's not a coup. Also, Republican lawmakers are looking at options to keep Roy Moore out of the Senate.

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