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Japan Media Questions Containment of Nuclear Mishap

Japan Media Questions Containment of Nuclear Mishap

Japanese media on Saturday bubbled with qualms regarding a declaration made recently by the Government. As per the Government’s proclamation, the worst nuclear accident ever happened in the world during the last two decades or so had been covered by Fukushima Daiichi, the tsunami-struck plant under situation of a severely cold shutdown.

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Kenya Extends Support to Famine Affected Somalia

Kenya Extends Support to Famine Affected Somalia

Is there any end to woes of Somalia as the recent famine has made their situation further worst? If reports from the UN Children's Fund are to be referred, it’s being believed that as many as 168,000 children under the age of 5 would be under the risk of losing their life in the coming weeks.

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IUCN Warns Over Black Rhino Extinction

IUCN Warns Over Black Rhino Extinction

According to reports, recently the Africa’s Western black rhino has been formally declared as the extinct species.

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Azerbaijan New UN Council Member

Elmar Mammadyarov

It has been reported that Slovenia has opted out from the UN council while Azerbaijan has stood up to be a part of it. Azerbaijan applied to be a member of the UN council and was welcomed by 33% support from the existing members of the UN.

The two had been competing to get membership of the UN Council. But it seems like the luck was at the side of Azerbaijan as it was successful in winning votes over Slovenia. Slovenia decided to opt out after being defected in the 17th round against Azerbaijan by 77-116 votes.

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Kenya’s Terrorist Attack Kills One

Kenya’s Terrorist Attack Kills One

The bombarding that took place at Kenya, yesterday, led to death of one and caused injuries to a number of people. It has been reported that the yesterday two bomb blast were witnessed in Kenya, one at Nairobi, and the other at a bar located in the downtown area.

The investigators are susceptible that the al-Qaeda and al-Shabaab have a link behind the attacks. It has been informed by the US Embassy located in the Nairobi that on 22nd of October they were informed of the terrorist movement in the country.

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America to Intervene In Uganda

America to Intervene In Uganda

American military help to fight Ugandan rebels is being welcomed by South Sudan. Officials say that the Lord's Resistance Army (LRA) has been accused of murder, rape and kidnapping children.

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Gaddafi Had Eerie Fascination with Me: Says Rice

Gaddafi Had Eerie Fascination with Me: Says Rice

In her book "No Higher Honor: A Memoir of My Years in Washington", former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice says that late Libyan leader, Muammar Gaddafi had once played her a video medley of herself set to a tune called "African Flower in the White House".

Rice's visit to Libya attracted a lot of attention from the media not only because this was the first visit by a U S secretary of state to the North African nation in more than 50 years, but also it was said that Gaddafi had romantic inclinations towards the lady.

Manmohan Leaves on His Three-day Visit to Pretoria

Manmohan Leaves on His Three-day Visit to Pretoria

India’s Prime Minister Mr. Manmohan Singh has left on Monday for Pretoria to attend IBSA summit. Mr. Singh’s travel to Pretoria is actually a three-day visit during which he will be attending the trilateral India-Brazil-South Africa Summit to discuss the global issues, including the presently stressed economic scenario and UN-related matters.

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Mogoeng Raises Concerns over Briefing Patterns

Chief Justice Mr. Mogoeng Mogoeng had his first engagement with public while speaking on Friday. After being appointed as the Chief Justice of the region, Mr. Mogoeng never had such an experience and when he got the chance, he strictly pointed his fiery thoughts towards the judicial transformation and so-called fronting in the legal profession (women and black people must have a proven record of dedication to transformation if they want to judges, he said).

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Anonymous Writer Raises Question on Public Works Department

Anonymous Writer Raises Question on Public Works Department

A letter by unknown author has raised a number of questions regarding suspension of former Director-General Siviwe Dongwana as well as acting DG Sam Vukela and alleged that the minister had practiced a partial attitude for the appointments and tends to employ only her friends to hold most beneficial tenders, with the help of recently appointed acting DG Mandla Mabuza and COO Butcher Matutle.

Besides these allegations, the anonymous writer had also pinpointed job responsibilities of workers in the public works department.

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