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Clinton arranges Little Rock event with embattled Liberian leader

Photo: Former President Bill Clinton in Liberia with Liberian leader Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, months after the deadly Ebola outbreak in 2015. NEW YORK — Report reaching Globe Afrique has confirmed that former U.S. president Bill Clinton has arranged an event in Little Rock to host embattled Liberian president Ellen Johnson Sirleaf. President Clinton, a famous and well-liked ex-democratic US president is returning to Arkansas next month for an event featuring Africa’s first democratically elected female president, Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf who is widely considered by Liberians as the most corrupt and most divisive leader since the country’s independence in...

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500 victims rescued, 40 human traffickers arrested in West Africa

BRUSSELS, BELGIUM-  Report reaching Globe Afrique has confirmed the arrested of forty people involved in facilitating and conducting human trafficking across West Africa. According to international police organization, Interpol, on Thursday, 500 people, all victims, were rescued after a leap on human trafficking across West Africa. Eye Witness say the Interpol-led action comes amid a global outcry sparked by footage of Africans being solved as slaves in Libya, often the final transit for migrants wanting to reach Europe. In a release, Interpol confirmed that some 500 people, including 236 minors, had been rescued in simultaneous operations across Chad, Mali,...

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NPFL’s Killings of U.S. Nuns in Liberia; ACDL, NPFL In the Mix

Photo: Barbara Ann Muttra, Shirley Kolmer, Kathleen McGuire, Agnes Mueller and Mary Joel Kolmer (a cousin to Shirley), five American Catholic nuns killed and burned in Liberia in 1992 The gruesome murder of five American Catholic nuns by the National Patriotic Front of Liberia (NPFL) rebel forces of Charles Taylor in Liberia in 1992 was barbaric.  The NPFL was founded by Madam Ellen Johnson Sirleaf, current president of Liberia, to then unseat the Liberian government at the time to pave the way for her political ambition and quest for Liberia’s presidency. In the process, more than 250,00 people died...

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Security Council Press Statement on Elections in Liberia

UN Security Council President Sebastiano Cardi (Italy) Press Release SC/13084                                                                          22 November 2017 Security Council The following Security Council press statement was issued today by Council President Sebastiano Cardi (Italy): The members of the Security Council congratulated the Liberian people and Government as well as political leaders, civil society organizations, and the media, for the peaceful conduct of October 10 presidential and House of Representative elections.  They commended international partners and the United Nations Mission in Liberia (UNMIL) for their support in elections preparation and applauded the role of international, regional, and domestic election observation missions for their contributions...

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Trump Administration Halts Temporary Protection for Haitians

 Haitian Immigrants and Advocates Rally in Miami WASHINGTON, DC— This week, the Trump administration made it known that it is ending a humanitarian program that has permitted more than 59,000 Haitians to live and work in the United States since the earthquake-ravaged their country in 2010. The pronouncement was made by the U.S. Department of Homeland Security officials on Monday. Every Haitians with what is called, known and referred to as the Temporary Protected Status (TPS) are therefore required or expected to leave the United States by July 2019 or face deportation by the Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE),...

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Zimbabwe Ousted Vice President to become Interim President

Emmerson Mnangagwa says post-Mugabe era is ‘full democracy’ PRETORIA, SOUTH AFRICA—Emmerson Mnangagwa, the dismissed vice president of Zimbabwe, is poised to take over the reign of leadership within the next 72 hours as interim president now that ousted president Robert Mugabe has resigned. Intra-party split in the Zanu-PF and a serious rift between First Lady Grace Mugabe, wife of President Mugabe who was also the chairwoman of the Zanu-PF Women’s Wings had wanted to succeed her husband as the country’s next president. In the past, President Mugabe had purged three other vice presidents including Joice Mujuru based on First...

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Nigerian forces extinguished Boko Haram bomb factory in airstrike

LAGOS, NIGERIA – According to reports from the Nigerian defense ministry, the country military forces have killed an unknown number of Boko Haram’s fighters as well as destroyed the terror group’s bomb-making factory during an airstrike in the northeastern state of Borno.  said. In a press statement, the air force said the bomb-making facility has been destroyed in Yiwe forest, located 23 kilometers south of Konduga in the northern state. The previous report had revealed that the bomb-making facility also served as a hideout for the Boko Haram group, from where they often plan their attacks. According to the...

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