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  • The United Nations late last week denied Haitian claims for compensation in the wake of a cholera epidemic brought, widely believed to have been brought to the island nation in October 2010 by UN Nepalese peacekeepers.
  • 20 Feb 2013- 07:39 by Local Press Report PIEDRAS Colombia Reports The Colombian branch of the South African-based gold mining conglomerate AngloGold Ashanti is taking the municipality of Piedras in the central Colombian department of Tolima to court claiming that the town is breaching the right of
  • The forum of former heads of state of the Southern African Development Community (SADC) have started working on the dispute between Malawi and Tanzania, after Tanzania finally submitted documentation on its position on Lake Malawi, also known as Lake Nyasa.
  • The City Ombudsman’s Office has claimed that Colombian insurgent group the Revolutionary Armed Forces of Colombia (FARC) plans to launch a bomb attack on the water supply of the capital, Bogotá. The ombudsman, Jorge Armando Otalora, made the claim based on information he had received from citizens living in upmarket areas in the north of the city. Otalora stated the bomb threat was connected to extortion attempts.
  • Malawi on January 31 submitted files related to its claims to Lake Malawi to the Southern African Development Community’s Forum for Former Heads of State.