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Senior U.S. lawmaker says Boeing must shake-up management after 737 MAX crashes

Yesterday at 13:40 PM, via Reuters

WASHINGTON (Reuters) – The chairman of the U.S. House Transportation and Infrastructure Committee on Friday said Boeing Co must shake-up its management team and Congress must reform how new airplanes are certified following the disclosure of internal messages about the 737 MAX involved in two deadly crashes.

Ebola concentrated in Congo mining area, still an emergency -WHO

Yesterday at 12:30 PM, via Reuters

GENEVA (Reuters) – Ebola is infecting and killing people in a gold mining area of eastern Democratic Republic of Congo, and the “complex and dangerous” outbreak still constitutes an international emergency, the World Health Organization (WHO) said on Friday.

Award-Winning Actress Julia Ormond, Egyptian Actor Asser Yassin join Global Migration Film Festival 2019 Jury

Friday at 20:10 PM, via CNBC Africa

Emmy-award winning British actress and activist against human trafficking, Julia Ormond, and Egyptian actor, writer and film producer Asser Yassin have added their marquee names and expertise in migration, film-making and visual storytelling to IOM’s 2019 Global Migration Film Festival (GMFF).

There’

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A Hispanic American at U.S. Embassy Malabo

Friday at 19:23 PM, via CNBC Africa

By Roselix Quinones-Mercado

I am a Venezuelan American.  That makes me a Hispanic American.  As many of you know, Hispanics are a mix of races:  indigenous people, European, and Sub-Saharan African (not to mention that some of those Europeans [Spaniards] were already mixed with North Africans before they had

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Contest: Aweil Students Test Their Spelling Abilities on Key Words in Country’s Peace Agreement

Friday at 18:52 PM, via CNBC Africa

Words such as ‘boundaries’, ‘ceasefire’, ‘diversity’, ‘implementation’, ‘constitution’, and ‘democracy’ are some of the few that they struggled to spell out, yet the Aweil students seemed to be enjoying themselves in a spelling contest that also served as a

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