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  • 02:12 Radical Funding Reductions To Hit Climate Change, Health Programs

    Radical Funding Reductions To Hit Climate Change, Health Programs

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    The U.S. And Donald Trump is proposing radical reductions to America's foreign aid and climate budget. Though the proposal of heavy cuts across the broad are still considered to be aspirational this will mean serious budget constraints in significant depa

  • 01:00 Popular Sierra Leone Pastor Unearths Massive 706-carat Diamond

    Sierra Leone Pastor Unearths Massive 706-carat Diamond

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    A pastor working in the mines of eastern Sierra Leone has unearthed a 706-carat diamond. Experts say the stone could rank as the 10th largest ever found. The huge diamond was discovered by Emmanuel Momoh, one of thousands of Sierra Leoneans who seek their

  • 00:53 Popular Companies Urged To Carry Out Due Diligence On

    Companies Urged To Carry Out Due Diligence On

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    The European Parliament has been debating new EU rules requiring all but the smallest companies to carry out due diligence for imports of 4 minerals which may come from war-torn areas of the world. ] In June 2016, after several years of negotiations, the

  • 01:41 Popular EU Passes Resolution Urging Sudan To End Executions

    EU Passes Resolution Urging Sudan To End Executions

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    The European Parliament has passed a resolution calling on Sudan to release two Christian pastors they fear are in danger of being executed. Reverend Hassan Abduraheem and Abdulmonen Abdumawla are serving 12 year prison sentences in Sudan for espionage.Th

  • 01:55 Popular Hayatou's Rise From Cameroon FA To The Top Of CAF And FIFA

    Hayatou's Rise From Cameroon FA To The Top Of CAF And FIFA

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    The end of Issa Hayatou's three decade reign comes in a way many couldn't have predicted. The man who was seen to have insulated himself from any challenge to his position lost an African election. Celestine Karoney takes a look at how the former athlete

  • 02:37 Juba Denies AU Claims That Insecurity Is On The Rise In The Country

    Juba Denies AU Claims That Insecurity Is On The Rise In The Country

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    South Sudan's government is refuting claims by the African Union peace implementation monitoring body that insecurity has been on the rise in the country due to the exclusion of some groups from government. Juba says the opposition should raise their grie

  • 00:59 Popular China Calls On

    China Calls On

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    China's Foreign Ministry has put forward a "suspension-for-suspension" proposal to ease tensions on the Korean Peninsula. Spokesperson Hua Chunying said this in reference to U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson's visit to China this weekend. She said Chi

  • 03:08 Popular Morocco Scheme Provides Women With Business Training

    Morocco Scheme Provides Women With Business Training

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    Some say Morocco still has a long, long way to go before it achieves proper gender equality. But, the country is making huge strides in that area with projects that target female entrepreneurs, training them in legal matters, marketing and business skills

  • 02:25 South Africa Turns Down Invitation, Taking Stand Against US Travel Ban

    South Africa Turns Down Invitation, Taking Stand Against US Travel Ban

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    The 61st Commission on the Status of Women is underway at the United Nations. This forum presents a chance for NGOs and women's rights advocates to discuss ways of achieving global gender equality. While the two-week event provides a platform for groups f

  • 01:45 Popular NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

    NEWS HEADLINES At 1000GMT

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    U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson has arrived in South Korea with a focus on finding a "new approach" to issues surrounding the Democratic People's Republic of Korea. This is the second leg of his first tour to Asia. Earlier, Tillerson and his South K

  • 00:46 Popular Some Advocates Push For Lawsuit Against Fanta, Sprite

    Some Advocates Push For Lawsuit Against Fanta, Sprite

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    Some consumer advocacy groups in Nigeria, have threatened to file a class-action law suit against the Nigerian Bottling Company if it is established that an infraction has been committed against consumers of two beverages it produces: namely Fanta and Spr

  • 04:18 Popular U.S. President Meets German Chancellor At White House

    U.S. President Meets German Chancellor At White House

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    U.S. President Donald Trump holds a bilateral meeting with German Chancellor Angela Merkel at White House., The meeting has been widely expected to be a difficult one. The two leaders hold talks in the Oval Office, hoping to narrow differences on issues s

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