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Refugee camp massacre: Libyan militia launch racist raid

TRIPOLI – Heavily armed fighters have attacked a camp of about 1 500 refugees on the outskirts of Tripoli, opening fire on its inhabitants. At least six were killed in the incident raising fears that civilians have little protection from … Continue reading

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Zimbabwe: Zim diamonds shake market

Takunda Maodza  Senior Reporter The Herald – Zimbabwe MARANGE diamonds have brought stiff competition on the international market, causing prices to fall sharply, especially in India. This has left traditional giants like De-beers in a quandary. Zimbabwe Mining Development Corporation … Continue reading

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Geo-political stakes in Nigeria

Frederick William Engdahl – The Herald – Zimbabwe Nigeria, Africa’s most populous nation and its largest oil producer, is from all evidence being systematically thrown into chaos and a state of civil war. The recent surprise decision by the government … Continue reading

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Some African states used as fronts by Europe

Munyaradzi Huni recently in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia PRESIDENT Mugabe has said some African countries have become “just bodies” used by Europe as fronts. He said this yesterday following what transpired at the just-ended 18th African Union summit in Addis Ababa … Continue reading

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China pledges to support Africa’s ‘just position’

From Munyaradzi Huni in ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia – The Herald CHINA has pledged to support the “just position” of African countries in various international forums saying it was opposed to the “big, strong and rich countries bullying the small, weak … Continue reading

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16kg cocaine seized at UN Headquarters

NEW YORK – A bag containing 16kg of cocaine was found at the United Nations headquarters in New York last week, police have said. The drugs were in a bag printed with a version of the UN symbol which arrived … Continue reading

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NATO’s grisly crimes in Libya

By Farirai Chubvu – The Herald Zimbabwe While Charles Ray – the US envoy here – portrays himself as the face of the free world, a champion of human rights and democracy and has been vociferous about his country’s role … Continue reading

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