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Indian Women Peacekeepers Hailed in Liberia
They are trained in sophisticated combat tactics and weaponry, crowd and mob control, counter-insurgency. They patrol the streets of the Liberian capital, expected to keep the peace after years of war.
http://www.cnn.com/2010/WORLD/africa/03/02/liberia.women/index.html

UN Condemns Gaddafi Jihad Call
The United Nations and European Union have condemned a call from Libya’s leader for Muslims to carry out jihad against Switzerland over a recent vote to ban the construction of minarets in the European country.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/africa/2010/02/2010226124744420153.html

Rwanda President’s Widow Held in France Over Genocide
The widow of former Rwandan President Juvenal Habyarimana, whose assassination triggered the Rwandan genocide, has been arrested in France. Agathe Habyarimana is accused by the current Rwandan government of helping to plan the 1994 genocide, and has long been sought by prosecutors there.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/europe/8545120.stm

Net Puts Kenya at Centre of Chile Rescue Efforts
Kenya is nearly 12,000km (8,000 miles) from Chile and is therefore perhaps not an obvious place from which to try to coordinate the earthquake relief efforts. And yet, on Saturday, within an hour of the massive quake, volunteers at a crisis group called Ushahidi sprang into action.
http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/technology/8543671.stm

South Africa Marks Mandela

South Africa Marks Mandela

The Africa Society of The National Summit on Africa
in partnership with
The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana
requests the pleasure of your company for a reception and lecture at the first Ambassador Andrew Young Lecture Series On Africa of 2010
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The Africa Society of The National Summit on Africa
in partnership with
The Embassy of the Republic of Ghana
requests the pleasure of your company for a reception and lecture at the first Ambassador Andrew Young Lecture Series On Africa of 2010
entitled

Leaders Join Forces to Help Achieve UN Goal for Malaria Prevention
Dozens of African leaders met today in Ethiopia to tackle the challenges facing the continent in the effort to meet the United Nations target of ensuring universal access to malaria control measures by the end of this year. Some 26 heads of State convened the first working session of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) during the annual African Union summit, in Addis Ababa.
http://allafrica.com/stories/201002020058.html

Somalia Pirates Release Greek Cargo Ship
Pirates in Somalia have released the Greek-owned cargo ship Filitsa and its crew of 22 after a ransom was paid, Greek officials said. The crew of three Greek officers and 19 Filipino sailors are reported to be in good condition. The vessel was seized off the Seychelles on 11 November as it carried chemicals to South Africa. The ransom was paid earlier on Monday but the ship’s owner, Order Shipping, refused to say how much was paid. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8492515.stm

Southern Sudan Says Vote on Independence is Off-Limits for United Nations
MALAKAL, SUDAN — A surprise intervention in Sudan by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has drawn warnings from senior officials here, who say any outside efforts to influence a referendum on independence next year could lead to further conflict.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/01/AR2010020103432.html

Africa Mulls Resettling Haitians
The African Union has agreed to consider a proposal to resettle thousands of Haitians left homeless by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, and possibly create a state for them in Africa. The idea was suggested by Abdoulaye Wade, the Senegalese president, who said that the history of Haitians as descendants of African slaves gave them the right to a new life on the continent.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/01/2010131155417123157.html

Leaders Join Forces to Help Achieve UN Goal for Malaria Prevention
Dozens of African leaders met today in Ethiopia to tackle the challenges facing the continent in the effort to meet the United Nations target of ensuring universal access to malaria control measures by the end of this year. Some 26 heads of State convened the first working session of the African Leaders Malaria Alliance (ALMA) during the annual African Union summit, in Addis Ababa.
http://allafrica.com/stories/201002020058.html

Somalia Pirates Release Greek Cargo Ship
Pirates in Somalia have released the Greek-owned cargo ship Filitsa and its crew of 22 after a ransom was paid, Greek officials said. The crew of three Greek officers and 19 Filipino sailors are reported to be in good condition. The vessel was seized off the Seychelles on 11 November as it carried chemicals to South Africa. The ransom was paid earlier on Monday but the ship’s owner, Order Shipping, refused to say how much was paid. http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/africa/8492515.stm

Southern Sudan Says Vote on Independence is Off-Limits for United Nations
MALAKAL, SUDAN — A surprise intervention in Sudan by U.N. Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has drawn warnings from senior officials here, who say any outside efforts to influence a referendum on independence next year could lead to further conflict.
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2010/02/01/AR2010020103432.html

Africa Mulls Resettling Haitians
The African Union has agreed to consider a proposal to resettle thousands of Haitians left homeless by a 7.0 magnitude earthquake, and possibly create a state for them in Africa. The idea was suggested by Abdoulaye Wade, the Senegalese president, who said that the history of Haitians as descendants of African slaves gave them the right to a new life on the continent.
http://english.aljazeera.net/news/americas/2010/01/2010131155417123157.html

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