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Boko Haram ‘weakened’ but still committing ‘horrendous’ acts, says UN regional envoy

30 March 2015 – As the Security Council met this morning to discuss threats to international peace and security caused by terrorism, top United Nations officials briefed the 15-member body on the impact of Boko Haram in Nigeria and beyond, …

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Nigeria Election Winner Is…

It’s still too soon to tell. Some news reports suggest that the results will be released today. Others suggest that final results will be announced on Tuesday. In either case, the election was largely peaceful, except for a few instances. …

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Ster-Kinekor Adds Two IMAX® Theatres To Circuit (PR Newswire)

IMAX Expands Partnership with Africa’s Largest Exhibitor, Bringing Number of IMAX® Theatres to Six in Under Two Years

NEW YORK, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ —¬†IMAX Corporation (NYSE: IMAX) and Ster-Kinekor Theatres, a division of Primedia (Pty) Ltd., today

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Senegal, The Philippines, And Uruguay Make Major Strides Towards Universal Access To Reproductive Health

– Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health honors innovative leadership

WASHINGTON, March 30, 2015 /PRNewswire/ — The Global Leaders Council for Reproductive Health and the Aspen Institute announced today the winners of the 2015 Resolve Award, which recognizes countries …

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ANC and Cosatu to Let Maintenance Defaulters ‘Off the Hook’ By Opposing Bill [press release]

The ANC members in Parliament’s Portfolio Committee on Justice and Correctional Services have unanimously agreed to oppose the black-listing of maintenance defaulters.

Committee Chairperson, Mathole Motshekga, has in turn instructed the Department of Justice to re-draft the Maintenance Amendment Bill …

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