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The Mano River Union: A Complex Emergency

The Mano River Union: A Complex Emergency

By Kandeh K. Yumkella | The AfricaPaper  United Nations Under-Secretary-General, shares his thoughts on the Ebola Virus Disease (EVD), reminds us of our shared responsibilities, lessons to be learnt going forward and prays for a speedy return to normalcy. What started few weeks ago as an isolated incident in the forest region of Guinea has […]

The Guardian: Small British paper makes big impact with NSA stories

The Guardian: Small British paper makes big impact with NSA stories

By Paul Farhi For a newspaper that’s small and underweight even by British standards, the Guardian has a knack for making some big noises, both in its home market and across the pond. The venerable paper (founded in 1821) was one of five news organizations to publish stories based on WikiLeaks’s trove of leaked U.S. […]

Obama at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil

Obama at Sandy Hook Interfaith Prayer Vigil

  REMARKS BY THE PRESIDENT AT SANDY HOOK INTERFAITH PRAYER VIGIL Newtown High School Newtown, Connecticut 8:37 P.M. EST THE PRESIDENT: Thank you. (Applause.) Thank you, Governor. To all the families, first responders, to the community of Newtown, clergy, guests — Scripture tells us: “…do not lose heart. Though outwardly we are wasting away…inwardly we […]

UN Conference Focus on Solutions for Reliable Energy Supplies

UN Conference Focus on Solutions for Reliable Energy Supplies

Anthony A.K. Kamara Jnr. | The AfricaPaper   Philadelphia, PA – International energy experts and key actors working on sustainable energy in the United States met at Philadelphia’s National Constitution Center on Monday, Dec. 10 to affirm the importance of UN Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon’s Sustainable Energy for All (SE4ALL) initiative. Organized by the UN Industrial […]

Obama Wins Second Term

Obama Wins Second Term

  The  AfricaPaper | USA By George E. Curry WASHINGTON  – After riding to victory in Ohio on the strength of his successful auto bailout plan and a come-from-behind victory in Virginia and possibly Florida, President Barack Obama was re-elected on Tuesday to a second term. Electoral College Obama was ahead of Republican challenger Mitt […]

Americans Vote in a Cliffhanger Election

Americans Vote in a Cliffhanger Election

  The AfricaPaper | USA Minnesota – Polling stations opened as earlier as 7:00 a.m. in Minnesota. As time approaches midday, voters streamed into different precincts to vote for their candidates. For some, it is the first time voting in a US presidential election that hangs on a knife edge between the Democrats and the […]

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