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Decade-long peace in Mozambique in peril

Mozambique, enjoying a windfall from recent finds of off-shore gas, may be headed for troubled. A fragile peace has reigned over the southeast nation since a treaty in 1992 ended a 16-year long civil war. A pawn in the Cold War of the great powers, the coastal nation was heavily armed with U.S. and Russian weapons. Over a million people perished in the course of the war. Still one of the poorest African nat ...

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Ghanaians in the mix of GMO debate

Members of Food Sovereignty Ghana and other environmental groups took the issue of food security to the streets in a march through Accra that linked up virtually with seven African countries from South Africa to Kenya. It was the second annual march against genetically modified seeds, bioengineered food and its corporate backers, coupled with the perceived risks to small farmers’ incomes and to health. ...

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SNYDER: ‘I DON’T RECALL’

Gov. Rick Snyder, the self-proclaimed “one tough nerd,” testified at least 33 times he didn’t recall key events in the process leading to Emergency Manager Kevyn Orr’s Chapter 9 Bankruptcy filing. Invoking attorney-client privilege nearly as often, Snyder was on the witness stand Oct. 28 in response to a subpoena from the UAW, one of the opponents to the bankruptcy filing. ...

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‘Consumers beware’

Buyers beware. This is the message some health insurance agents are sending to consumers in search of health care choices. With the advent of the online Health Insurance Marketplace, a component under the Affordable Care Act, sometimes known as Obamacare, those who are uninsured or who wish to change their insurance provider can choose from a range of insurance options. ...

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