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from The UB Post..By M.ZOLJARGALDecember 17, 2013 During last cabinet meeting on Saturday, the Ordinance on Regulation of Computer Games Centers was issued and the Minister of Justice, Kh.Temuujin was instructed to implement the ordinance. Currently, there are over 500 internet cafes and computer game centers in Ulaanbaatar. Minors and young people play computer games that feature extreme violence at the centers without any regulations for days and nights. It is typical for them to smoke and
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from allafrica.com..BY HASSAN M. ABUKAR | AFRICAN ARGUMENTS18 DECEMBER 2013 ANALYSIS During Nelson Mandela's burial ceremony, the Malawian President, Joyce Banda, received a standing ovation from foreign dignitaries and the South African audience. She eulogized Mandela, calling him "a great reformer." A prophet, it is said, is not respected in his home country. Back in Malawi, Banda is a besieged and bruised leader who has been engulfed by a string of corruption allegations. ....... Banda's memorable stand
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from The Washington Post..By The Associated PressDecember 18, 2013 LAGOS, Nigeria — Nigeria’s faction-ridden ruling party lost its majority in the House of Representatives as 37 legislators defected to a new opposition coalition Wednesday, in a major blow to President Goodluck Jonathan before 2015 elections. It’s an unprecedented position for a ruling party in Africa’s biggest oil producer and indicates a tough electoral battle ahead for the People’s Democratic Party that has won every election since civilian
from ArabianBusiness.com..By ReutersDecember 18, 2013 More than a million people from across the world - managers, maids, accountants and labourers - have left Saudi Arabia since March, after years or even decades working in the Gulf Arab state, which sustains its own citizens with oil revenues. Around 120,000 Ethiopians have been deported in the past month alone as part of a visa crackdown aimed at pushing more Saudis into employment to ensure future political and economic stability.