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Your Afro-Negro Weekly Newsletter South Sudan What’s going on in the world’s youngest nation? 40 diplomats have been fired for not showing up to work. For some? In years. On Thursday; May 16th, 40 overseas diplomats were abruptly relieved of their postings after multiple futile attempts at convincing them to return to work in Juba. The foreign ministry in Juba, the capital & South Sudan’s largest city, said they tried in vain “to engage with these diplomats who went Absent Without Appointed Leave (AWOL) over the past few months and years” some diplomats included were posted in the United States … Continue reading A Week In Color 19

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Your Afro-Negro Weekly Newsletter Ghana Gifty Twum Ampofo the Deputy Minister for Education in charge of Technical Vocational Education and Training (TVET) has announced that the government would continue to relentlessly strive on its efforts to provide free skill, techincal and vocational training to the cooperative youth. In a speech addressing master craftsmen, apprentices, workers & skilled experts, Mrs Twum Ampofo who is also the Member of Parliament for Abuakwa North says; “Let us strive to build ourselves and add value to our skills using the Ghana TVET Voucher Project as the springboard”. According to Mrs Twum Amopofo global labour … Continue reading A Week In Color 18

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Haiti Violent protest ensued through out Haiti this past week. View this post on Instagram A post shared by Haiti Visuelle (@haitivisuelle) on Feb 13, 2019 at 1:36pm PST The protests began on February 7th, with civilians & government officials alike demanding the resignation of President Jovenel Moïse. Some Haitians believe he is responsible for what they consider worsening & deplorable socioeconomic conditions. “Everything is more expensive now, the country is on lockdown, you can’t go uptown or downtown to buy anything,” Frederique Gamaniel, a market vendor, told Al Jazeera. “There’s nothing more for Jovenel to do in the country … Continue reading A Week In Color 12

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Sudan On Friday 2000 mourners gathered in Burri, in support of Moawia Bashir Khalil, Who was killed by Sudanese security forces. According reports, on Thursday, 60 year-old; Khalil was shot inside his home by local authorities for hiding & protecting unarmed protestors from the local police. Moawia Bashir Khalil died from sustained gun wounds the following morning. 2,000 mourners gathered in Burri; Moawia Khalil’s neighbourhood. A suburb in Khartoum; the country’s capital. & the Sudanese police fired live rounds at them, ensuring another unplanned anti-government demonstration. Before opening fire on the mourners, some of them had already destroyed a police truck … Continue reading A Week In Color 9