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VP Candidate Mike Pince and Kamala Harris Debate, Oct 7, 2020

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 The highly anticipated first debate between US Vice President candidates, Vice-Presindet Mike Pince and US Senator Kamala Karris , occurred in Salt-Lake City, Utah, on  Wednesday, October 7, 2020 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM EST. However, the anticipation was disruped by an weird event that has nothing to do with the critical topics that the US citizens and the World was foward looking, followin the drama and the clashes between the two US presidential candidates, during the debate last week,  marked by bitter attacks and  frequently talking over each other, to the apparent dismay of the debate moderator.

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Donald Trump and Joe Biden, Sep 29, 2020: "Would You Shut Up Man"

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 The much anticipated first debate between US President Donald Trump and former Vice-President Joe Biden , occurred on Tuesday, Sep 29, 2020 from 9:00 PM to 10:30 PM EST. However, the highlights were more on the drama and the clashes between the two US presidential candidates, marked by bitter attacks and  frequently talking over each other, to the apparent dismay of the debate moderator.

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Commitment March in Washington, August 28, 2020

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Despite sweltering heat and record temperatures thousands of demonstrators marched in Washington, DC, on Friday, August 28, 2020, to demand an overhaul of the country's criminal justice system, end of institutional racism and the push for racial equality. The march, called Commitment March, was held at the Lincoln Memorial, the site where the Rev. Martin Luther King Jr. and other Civil Rights movement activists marched and called for similar reforms and civil rights. It is at the same site that Martin Luther King Jr delivered the 1963 "I Have a Dream" speech and late John Lewis, then a young man, requested that rights that will lead to the Voting Rights Act of 1965.

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Melchior Ndadaye, Campaigning in 1993, as Presidential Candidate of Burundi.

Africa

Burundi's Supreme Court of Justice has condemned. "in absentia" the former President Pierre Buyoya, 70, and 18 other defendants following the trial for the assassination of Melchior Ndadaye, the first democratically elected Hutu president. Melchior Ndadaye was killed in October 1993, just 102 days after he took power, after defeating Pierre Buyoya, in the first democratic elections in Burundi.

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Jose Eduardo Dos Santos with his wife, daughter Isabel, and son-in-law Sandika Dokolo

Africa

On November 21, 2017, AfroAmerica Network pointed to a major event that appeared to signal the dawn of a new era in Africa: President Joao Manuel Goncalves Lourenco, nicknamed "JLo", hand-picked by then President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos to replace him, won presidential elections. He was viewed as the continuation of the Dos Santos' legacy. Less than 3 years later, President Joao Lourenco has changed the cracked down on pervasive corruption, targeting top leaders and personalities, including the closest aides, the family members and the relatives of former President Jose Eduardo Dos Santos.

How did Angola and Angolans get to that level of corruption within their government and institutions?

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Rwandan prisoners present a gift to Paul Kagame

Africa

Rwandan Dictator General Paul Kagame has been conspicuously missing from the public eye since April 2020. His absence has sparked and fueled rumors about declining health and even incapacitation.  On October 24, 2015, US Government Under Secretary of State for Civilian Security, Democracy, and Human Rights Sarah Sewall during her trip to the Democratic Republic of the Congo warned Paul Kagame against clinging to power (see AfroAmerica Network: (see here: US Government Against Attempts by Rwandan Paul Kagame to Cling to Power: us-government-against-attempts-by-rwandan-paul-kagame-to-cling-to-power ). Since then, General  Paul Kagame ignored the warnings and become president. His healthcare conditions have opened new options to clinging to power, through his daughter Ange Kagame.

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Emmanuel Macron wins France presidential elections

Europe

French president Emmanuel Macron's La Republique En Marche (REM) or Republic on the Move,  is projected to win an absolute majority in parliament on Sunday Jun 18, 2017 elections.

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Jeremy Corb or "Britton Bernie Sanders"

Europe

In April 2017, Theresa May gambled and called for the so-called "snap" elections, with the hope to boost the Conservatives' majority in the Parliament and get a stronger mandate in negotiating the Brexit with the European Union. The snap elections gamble did not pay off.

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Emmanuel Macron wins France presidential elections

Europe

As predicted by AfroAmerica Network, Emmanuel Macron, 39,  has won the  second round of the French presidential elections, based on the latest votes count, with more to 80% ballots in.

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The Model ASEAN Meeting 2015 organised by the ASEAN Foundation promises an authentic experience to understand ASEAN.

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General Electric is planning to move 500 jobs overseas, citing the Export-Import Bank expiration.

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Hong Kong authorities have charged three leaders of last fall’s massive pro-democracy demonstrations with offenses .

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Paul Kagame, Louise Mishikiwabo receiving a delegation from the United Arab Emirates in Kigali in June 2015

Middle East

The Rwandan Government is considering sending demobilized Rwandan Defenses Forces (RDF) soldiers and surrendered former Rwandan rebels to prop troops fighting in Yemen up, sources in Kigali tell AfroAmerica Network. According to the sources, the agreement is still under discussion between Rwandan officials and  negotiators from the coalition in the Middle East fighting

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US President Obama in Kuala Lumpur Vows to Defeat Terrorism

Middle East

"In that regard, we need to unite. We need to show global solidarity to address the common enemy of ISIL, Daesh, some other extremists and terrorist groups ... [we] highly commended the leadership of the Russian Federation together with the United States to address some of the root causes of terrorism," the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon has said, during the Annual East Asia Summit in Kuala Lumpur, calling on Russia and the United States to join their efforts to combat terrorism.

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EU interior ministers have approved a controversial plan to relocate 120,000 migrants across the continent over the next two years.

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Jan. 8, 1959 Associated Press file photo; Cuba's Fidel Castro speaks at the Batista military base "Columbia," now known as Ciudad Libertad, in Cuba.

South America

Fidel Castro, the former Revolutionary leader of Cuba has died. The news was announced by his brother Raoul Castro, the current leader of Cuba. 

"The commander in chief of the Cuban revolution died at 22:29 hours this evening," President Raul Castro said on Friday, November 25, 2016.

President Raoul Castro said, in a message to the Cuban nation the nation broadcasted on state television that Fidel Castro had died and will  be cremated on Saturday, November 26,

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FARC leaders and combatants

South America

Is the longest running war in the Americas finally ending? Six weeks after the previous deal was rejected by the popular vote, the two opponents , Colombia’s government and the largest rebel group in the country, known as  

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FARC leader Timochenko and Colombia President Santos shake hands at the Peace agreement ceremony in Cuba in Sept. 2016

South America

The longest running war in the Americas was supposed to end last week. Unfortunately, Colombians narrowly rejected the deal in a vote  on Oct 2, 2016, resetting the clock for further negotiations. Despite the setback, today on Oct 7, 2016, Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos was awarded the Nobel Peace Prize for his efforts to end the 52-year conflict.

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