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UK dysfunction slows Ebola cleanup, Sierra Leoneans say

| December 10, 2014
UK dysfunction slows Ebola cleanup, Sierra Leoneans say

(GIN)–An investigative news report has confirmed suspicions among some Sierra Leoneans that the UK is failing to get a handle on an effective response to Ebola while new infections are rising at the rate of almost 100 new cases a day. “Why are the British here?” fumed one newspaper in a headline. “To end Ebola, […]

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‘10th Regional Exhibition and Boycott! to open at Artlink’

| December 10, 2014

FORT WAYNE—Artlink’s 10th Regional Exhibition is scheduled to open from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., Dec. 12, in the Auer Center, 300 E. Main Street. This is a juried exhibition featuring all-media artwork submitted by artists who live within 100 miles of Fort Wayne. The Regional happens every two years in Artlink’s Main Galleries (Sauerteig […]

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Court drops case against Kenyan prez linked to post-election killing spree

| December 10, 2014
Court drops case against Kenyan prez linked to post-election killing spree

(GIN)—As activists in the U.S. demand justice for murders for which no one has been punished, Kenyans are reeling from a similar judgment that finds no one accountable for a few months of post-election violence starting in 2007 that left over a thousand dead. Charges were finally dropped last week by the International Criminal Court […]

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Rev. Stewart Speaks! Jesus is coming back!

| December 10, 2014
Rev. Stewart Speaks! Jesus is coming back!

By the Rev. Lakeya Stewart “Jesus is coming back!” Many ministers use this phrase in reference to the return of Jesus to earth to gather the saints of God. How we as believers understand this phrase often depends on how it has been taught to us. What does the phrase “Jesus is coming back” mean […]

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Indiana African American Dems elect officers

| December 10, 2014
Indiana African American Dems elect officers

FORT WAYNE—On Aug. 23, at the Indiana Democratic Editorial Association (IDEA) held in French Lick, Ind., officers for the 2015-2016 terms were elected for the State Indiana Democrat African American Caucus (IDAAC). They are as follows: • President—Tonda Pauley, Evansville. • Vice-President—Barrett Barry, South Bend. • Secretary—Zanzer Anderson, Elkhart. • Treasurer—Sharon Dunson, Indianapolis. The new […]

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MLK Club to present Santa On Tour Dec. 13

| December 10, 2014

By Clifford Buttram Jr. Special to Frost Illustrated FORT WAYNE—As we enter into the Holiday season, the MLK Jr. Club Inc. is scheduled to host its 18th Annual Santa On Tour and Trolley Ride from 12 p.m. to 2 p.m., Dec. 13. The event is scheduled to commence at the Renaissance Points YMCA on 2323 Bowser […]

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Malawi leaders back off big raises amidst widening labor unrest

| December 10, 2014
Malawi leaders back off big raises amidst widening labor unrest

(GIN)—A misguided effort to quietly hike up the paychecks of Malawi’s President Peter Mutharika and his VP roundly backfired, forcing them to cancel the generous gift to themselves “until a more appropriate time.” “The Head of State and his deputy have suspended their new salaries,” a government spokesman told the Nyasa Times in a phone […]

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Women join hands around world in 16 days of activism

| December 10, 2014
Women join hands around world in 16 days of activism

(GIN)–Women around the world are taking part in 16 Days of Activism Against Gender Violence, an international campaign originating from the first Women’s Global Leadership Institute sponsored by the Center for Women’s Global Leadership at Rutgers University in New Jersey in 1991. Participants chose the dates, Nov. 25, International Day Against Violence Against Women and […]

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Electronic voting comes to Namibia, all is not well

| December 10, 2014
Electronic voting comes to Namibia, all is not well

(GIN)–Presidential polls in Namibia have incumbent prime minister Hage Geigob of the ruling SWAPO party leading with 84 percent of the roughly 10 percent of votes officially released so far but the new electronic polling gizmos are leaving some Namibians skeptical. Some 1.2 million people are expected to cast their votes electronically in the country’s […]

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Scathing report on Zimbabwe election debacle puts Mbeki on defensive

| December 10, 2014
Scathing report on Zimbabwe election debacle puts Mbeki on defensive

(GIN)–A formerly classified report regarding allegations of voter fraud in Zimbabwe has raised uncomfortable questions for former South Africa President Thabo Mbeki about what he knew of problems with the last election of President Robert Mugabe and when did he know it. An editorial in the widely-read local Mail & Guardian was blunt: “(Thabo) Mbeki […]

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