Ofeibea Quist-Arcton

Ofeibea Quist-Arcton appears in the following:

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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Zimbabwe's Army Takes Control Of The Country

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

Zimbabwe's army said Wednesday that is has seized control in what is being described as a "bloodless transition," apparently pushing out longtime strongman Robert Mugabe.

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Members Of U.S. Army Special Forces Killed In Niger

Friday, October 06, 2017

Three Green Berets were killed and two more were wounded in an ambush in Niger. The U.S. special forces are in Niger to train local forces in anti-terrorism tactics to battle violent extremists.

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Why Is Chad On Trump's Travel Ban List?

Wednesday, September 27, 2017

Chad's President Idriss Deby is seen as a partner in the battle against terrorism. So many are puzzled by President Trump's addition of Chad to the travel ban list.

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Hundreds Dead After Sierra Leone Mudslide

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

Heavy rains and floods caused a mountainside to collapse in Sierra Leone's capital, Freetown, this week. Rescue workers have recovered hundreds of bodies.

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Morning News Brief: Trump Blames 'Both Sides,' NAFTA, Sierra Leone Mudslide

Wednesday, August 16, 2017

President Trump on Tuesday again refused to single out white supremacists for violence in Charlottesville. Also, Robbie Whelan of The Wall Street Journal discusses plans to renegotiate NAFTA.

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At Least 20 Dead After Gunmen Attack Restaurant In Burkina Faso

Monday, August 14, 2017

Gunmen on motorcycles attacked a Turkish restaurant in the West African nation of Burkina Faso popular with westerners. The government says 20 people were killed. An attack last year on a cafe nearby killed 30 people.

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The Little Boy Who Escaped From Boko Haram

Tuesday, August 08, 2017

The terror network abducted him in northeastern Nigeria. His father was killed trying to rescue him. What would he do next?

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What It's Like To Come Home After Fleeing From Boko Haram

Tuesday, July 11, 2017

The terrorist network seized her town in 2014. Now they're gone and she's back. But life is not the same.

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So What Does A Deep-Fried Grasshopper Taste Like?

Monday, July 10, 2017

As it turns out, not too bad. That's what our correspondent found in northeastern Nigeria. Maybe the secret is the hot pepper sauce!

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Facing Cancer Is Even Tougher If The Only Radiation Machine Is Broken

Sunday, July 09, 2017

That's the situation in Senegal. The government has promised to buy new machines. But one cancer specialist says there isn't enough attention given to the disease.

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Morning News Brief: Health Care Vote Delayed, New Ransomware Attack Spreads

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

We look at the future of the Senate's health care bill after Republican leaders postponed a vote. Also, a new ransomware attack has spread from Ukraine, and we update the fight against Boko Haram.

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The State Of Boko Haram

Wednesday, June 28, 2017

Boko Haram extremists have been pushed back from their territorial gains, but they continue to wage attacks in towns and communities in northeastern Nigeria.

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In Northeast Nigeria, Displaced Families Celebrate Ramadan's End In Style

Sunday, June 25, 2017

Security remains an issue in the northeast as Boko Haram's sporadic but targeted attacks continue. But even by those displaced by the fighting managed to celebrate Eid Al-Fitr, or "Sallah" in Nigeria.

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That Amazing Moment When 82 Chibok Girls And Families Reunited

Monday, May 22, 2017

On Saturday, jubilant families were reunited with the daughters who'd been held captive by Boko Haram for three years.

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Chibok Girls Reunite With Families After Being Held In Captivity By Boko Haram

Saturday, May 20, 2017

Eighty-two school girls who had been held captive for more than three years by Boko Haram had a an emotional reunion with their parents on Saturday in Abuja, Nigeria.

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Disgruntled Soldiers In Ivory Coast Mutiny Over Back Pay Issues

Monday, May 15, 2017

This is the latest eruption of violence by former rebels, now integrated in the army, who helped propel Ivorian President Alassane Ouattara to power in 2011, after disputed elections and a civil war.

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Boko Haram Releases 82 Of The Kidnapped Girls

Sunday, May 07, 2017

The office of Nigeria's president says 82 of the girls who were kidnapped by Boko Haram three years ago have been released in exchange for detained Boko Haram suspects.

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